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At Atlantic Sapphire, we are re-imagining and implementing the most innovative and scalable approach to producing protein. Our salmon is raised in a revolutionary Bluehouse™ – the equivalent of a Greenhouse where fish are given ideal conditions to thrive. We are a Norwegian publicly traded company, and our US Operations are based out of Homestead, FL.
When joining Atlantic Sapphire, you are not only working in a company that cares about people’s health and well-being, but also for the health of our planet. We are a team committed to our fish, planet and people. Our culture is fast-paced, courageous, innovative, diverse, team-based and driven to build a common goal.
Blue Is The New Green!
The Bluehouse Technician is responsible for the daily monitoring and maintenance of the system, ensuring good fish health, and ensuring essential farm tasks are completed with a high degree of responsibility. This position includes interaction with the system and the fish so situational awareness and alertness are paramount.
Core areas of responsibility are:
Complete daily system checklists.
Collect water samples.
Monitor system operation and fish behavior.
Maintain strict biosecurity protocols.
Operate, adjust, and refill feed systems.
Collect, classify, and remove mortality.
Collect and maintain accurate records.
Interface with computers and apps.
Assist in fish growth sampling and transfers.
Maintain a clean workspace.
Safely handle live fish.
Ensure that Fundamental tasks are being completed and assist with them as well.
Ensure proper function and operate drum filters, biofilters, heat exchangers, ozone/skimmer systems, NaOH systems, and chillers.
Conduct standardized cleaning procedures for drum filters, biofilters, heat exchangers, ozone/skimmer systems, NaOH systems, and chillers.
Troubleshoot, repair, or replace mechanical equipment (pumps, pipe flanges, etc.).
Maintain cleanliness of water quality sensors (oxygen, pH, etc.).
Coordinate and move water within the system.
Able to understand how the water quality is affecting the system.
Predict how the system will respond to changes/new variables.
Willing to take on more responsibility with training.
Skills, competences, and knowledge to perform the work
- Background in aquaculture, recirculating aquaculture systems (some basic levels of Drum filters, Biofilters, Hydro Dynamics etc), fisheries, maritime or fish handling preferred.
- 1-2 years of hands-on experience desired.
- Knowledge and use of hand tools, power tools, and related safety considerations preferred.
- Willingness to collaborate with team members
- Ability to work in complex multi-tasking environments
- Ability to work well independently and as part of a dynamic team.
- Ability to think critically and solve problems.
- Ability to speak honestly and voice concerns.
Expected hours of work:
This job is salary and schedules may include daytime, nighttime, weekend, and holiday shifts. Lunch break is 1 hour and is coordinated daily with your manager. The facility is 24/hr and may require fast response all hands-on deck calls should there be issues with the farm.
This job operates in a combined office and farm/production and manufacturing environment.
Long periods of time standing, walking, climbing stairs.
☒Climbing ☒Kneeling and Crawling ☒Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. ☒Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time. ☒Walking ☒Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward. ☒Able to lift and carry 50+lbs ☒Repetitive motion. ☐International and National overnight travel
The physical requirements of this position.
Atlantic Sapphire is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to create and inclusive environment for all employees. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, marital status, familial status, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Apply at Recruitment (adp.com)
Job Type : Full-Time
Education Level : Bachelors Degree
Experience Level : Entry Level
Job Function : Farm Worker