Contact Us

Dr. James Brooks President / CEO
Dr. Brooks BIO

Since it’s inception in 1996, Dr. Brooks has been the founder, President and CEO of TDI-Brooks International, Inc. a certified Engineering Firm in Texas specializing since 1996 in offshore research and survey studies for the oil industry as well as for federal and state agencies.

Formerly, Dr. Brooks was founder and Director of the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (GERG) at Texas A&M University. Dr. Brooks has served as Project Director on many federal projects for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), and the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). 

Dr. Brooks has been conducting scientific research and oil industry-sponsored service projects for the last 40+ years.

More on Dr. Brooks HERE.

Dr. Bernie Bernard, Vice President / Chief Technology Officer

Email: berniebernard@tdi-bi.com
Phone (Office): 979-693-3446

Dr. Bernard's BIO

Dr. Bernard received a Ph.D. in chemical oceanography from Texas A&M University in 1978. For the next two years as an Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma School of Geology and Geophysics, Dr. Bernard taught graduate level courses in Organic Geochemistry and Isotope Geochemistry.

In 1993 he was appointed Deputy Director of the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group of Texas A&M University, serving with his long-time friend and Director of GERG, Dr. James M. Brooks.  In 1996, Dr. Bernard partnered with Dr. Brooks in forming TDI-Brooks International, Inc., where he is a co-owner, Vice President, and Technology Director.

More on Dr. Bernard HERE

Daniel Brooks

Director of Technical Systems

danielbrooks@tdi-bi.com

Melissa Wood

Director of Sales and Marketing

melissawood@tdi-bi.com
713-208-1734

Richard Byno

Director of Marine Operations / CSO

Email: richardbyno@tdi-bi.com

Jayme Mcbee

Director of Geochemical & Geotechnical Services

jaymemcbee@tdi-bi.com

 Brandt Broussard

Director of Geophysical Services

brandtbroussard@tdi-bi.com

Dr. Les Bender

Director of Environmental Services

lesbender@tdi-bi.com

Mike kullman

GIS Data / Project Manager

mk@tdi-bi.com

Jennifer simonson

Director of Quality

jennifersimonson@tdi-bi.com

Gail Mills

Controller

gailmills@tdi-bi.com

Dr. James Howell

HSE Manager

jameshowell@tdi-bi.com

Mike Gaskins

Director of Analytical Chemical Services

mikegaskins@tdi-bi.com

Amanda Brewster

Laboratory Client Account Manager

amandabrewster@tdi-bi.com

Juan Ramirez

Data Manager

juanramirez@tdi-bi.com

lOCATe us

Corporate Offices

Office building: 14391A S. Dowling Rd
Lab building: 14391B  S. Dowling Rd
Technical building: 14391C  S. Dowling Rd

College Station, TX 77845

  • Directions from Downtown Houston to TDI-Brooks Campus HERE
  • Directions from IAH Airport Houston to TDI-Brooks Campus HERE
  • Directions from College Station Airport to TDI-Brooks Campus HERE
  • Directions from Dallas DFW Airport to TDI-Brooks Campus HERE
  • Directions from San Antonio SAT Airport to TDI-Brooks Campus HERE

cAREERS

careers at TDI-Brooks

TDI-Brooks operates 4 Research Vessels on a global basis and are always looking for people with the right experience and expertise which are vital to the success of our projects. 

Our current vessels are here: https://www.tdi-bi.com/contact-us/vessels-charters/

Browse the latest vacancies below and see where your career at TDI-Brooks can take you

Marine Position: Masters

Please email all required documents to applications@tdi-bi.com

For TDI-Brooks to determine if you are fully qualified for a position on one of our international ships, please provide color scans of the following (NO faxes, photographs, or Xerox copies please):

1) Passport
2) IMO seafarer’s medical fitness report
3) Inoculation record (primarily yellow fever)
4) STCW II/2 – Mate license endorsement (Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch)
5) STCW IV/2 – GMDSS
6) STCW VI/1 – Basic Safety Training Endorsement -or-
          STCW VI/1-1 – Personal Survival Techniques
          STCW VI/1-2 – Basic Fire Fighting
          STCW VI/1-3 – Basic First Aid
          STCW VI/1-4 – Personal Safety & Social Responsibility
7) STCW VI/2-1 – Lifeboatman
8) STCW VI/3 – Advanced Fire Fighting
9) STCW VI/6 – ISPS Security Training
10) Merchant Mariner Credential / National Mariner Credential

Incomplete application packages (lacking any of the above required documents) will not be reviewed. Do not send in an incomplete application. Wait until you have all information and certificates in the required form before submitting.

Thank you for your interest in a mariner position at TDI-Brooks International.

Marine Position: Mate

Please email all required documents to applications@tdi-bi.com

For TDI-Brooks to determine if you are fully qualified for a position on one of our international ships, please provide color scans of the following (NO faxes, photographs, or Xerox copies please):

1) Passport
2) IMO seafarer’s medical fitness report
3) Inoculation record (primarily yellow fever)
4) STCW II/2 – Mate license endorsement (Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch)
5) STCW IV/2 – GMDSS
6) STCW VI/1 – Basic Safety Training Endorsement -or-
          STCW VI/1-1 – Personal Survival Techniques
          STCW VI/1-2 – Basic Fire Fighting
          STCW VI/1-3 – Basic First Aid
          STCW VI/1-4 – Personal Safety & Social Responsibility
7) STCW VI/2-1 – Lifeboatman
8) STCW VI/3 – Advanced Fire Fighting
9) STCW VI/6 – ISPS Security Training
10) Merchant Mariner Credential / National Mariner Credential

Incomplete application packages (lacking any of the above required documents) will not be reviewed. Do not send in an incomplete application. Wait until you have all information and certificates in the required form before submitting.

Thank you for your interest in a mariner position at TDI-Brooks International.

Marine Position: Chief Engineer

Please email all required documents to applications@tdi-bi.com

For TDI-Brooks to determine if you are fully qualified for a position on one of our international ships, please provide color scans of the following (NO faxes, photographs, or Xerox copies please):

1) Passport
2) IMO seafarer’s medical fitness report
3) Inoculation record (primarily yellow fever)
4) STCW III/2 or III/3 – Chief Engineer license endorsement (Officer in Charge of an Engineering watch)
5) STCW VI/1 – Basic Safety Training Endorsement -or-
          STCW VI/1-1 – Personal Survival Techniques
          STCW VI/1-2 – Basic Fire Fighting
          STCW VI/1-3 – Basic First Aid
          STCW VI/1-4 – Personal Safety & Social Responsibility
6) STCW VI/2-1 – Lifeboatman
7) STCW VI/3 – Advanced Fire Fighting
8) STCW VI/6 – ISPS Security Training
9) Merchant Mariner Credential / National Mariner Credential

Incomplete application packages (lacking any of the above required documents) will not be reviewed. Do not send in an incomplete application. Wait until you have all information and certificates in the required form before submitting.

Thank you for your interest in a mariner position at TDI-Brooks International.

Marine Position: Assistant Engineer

Please email all required documents to applications@tdi-bi.com

For TDI-Brooks to determine if you are fully qualified for a position on one of our international ships, please provide color scans of the following (NO faxes, photographs, or Xerox copies please):

1) Passport
2) IMO seafarer’s medical fitness report
3) Inoculation record (primarily yellow fever)
4) STCW III/1, III/2 or III/3 – Assistant Engineer license endorsement (Officer in Charge of an Engineering watch)
5) STCW VI/1 – Basic Safety Training Endorsement -or-
          STCW VI/1-1 – Personal Survival Techniques
          STCW VI/1-2 – Basic Fire Fighting
          STCW VI/1-3 – Basic First Aid
          STCW VI/1-4 – Personal Safety & Social Responsibility
6) STCW VI/2-1 – Lifeboatman
7) STCW VI/3 – Advanced Fire Fighting
8) STCW VI/6 – ISPS Security Training
9) Merchant Mariner Credential / National Mariner Credential

Incomplete application packages (lacking any of the above required documents) will not be reviewed. Do not send in an incomplete application. Wait until you have all information and certificates in the required form before submitting.

Thank you for your interest in a mariner position at TDI-Brooks International.

Marine Position: Oiler

Please email all required documents to applications@tdi-bi.com

For TDI-Brooks to determine if you are fully qualified for a position on one of our international ships, please provide color scans of the following (NO faxes, photographs, or Xerox copies please):

1) Passport
2) IMO seafarer’s medical fitness report
3) Inoculation record (primarily yellow fever)
4) STCW III/5 (or III/4 Ratings Forming Part of an Engineering Watch) – Oiler Endorsement
5) STCW VI/1 – Basic Safety Training Endorsement -or-
          STCW VI/1-1 – Personal Survival Techniques
          STCW VI/1-2 – Basic Fire Fighting
          STCW VI/1-3 – Basic First Aid
          STCW VI/1-4 – Personal Safety & Social Responsibility
6) STCW VI/2-1 – Lifeboatman
7) STCW VI/6 – ISPS Security Training
8) Merchant Mariner Credential / National Mariner Credential

Incomplete application packages (lacking any of the above required documents) will not be reviewed. Do not send in an incomplete application. Wait until you have all information and certificates in the required form before submitting.

Thank you for your interest in a mariner position at TDI-Brooks International.

Marine Position: AB

Please email all required documents to applications@tdi-bi.com

For TDI-Brooks to determine if you are fully qualified for a position on one of our international ships, please provide color scans of the following (NO faxes, photographs, or Xerox copies please):

1) Passport
2) IMO seafarer’s medical fitness report
3) Inoculation record (primarily yellow fever)
4) STCW II/4 or II/5 – AB Endorsement
5) STCW VI/1 – Basic Safety Training Endorsement -or-
          STCW VI/1-1 – Personal Survival Techniques
          STCW VI/1-2 – Basic Fire Fighting
          STCW VI/1-3 – Basic First Aid
          STCW VI/1-4 – Personal Safety & Social Responsibility
6) STCW VI/6 – ISPS Security Training
7) Merchant Mariner Credential / National Mariner Credential

Incomplete application packages (lacking any of the above required documents) will not be reviewed. Do not send in an incomplete application. Wait until you have all information and certificates in the required form before submitting.

Thank you for your interest in a mariner position at TDI-Brooks International.

Marine Position: Cook

Please email all required documents to applications@tdi-bi.com

For TDI-Brooks to determine if you are fully qualified for a position on one of our international ships, please provide color scans of the following (NO faxes, photographs, or Xerox copies please):

1) Passport
2) IMO seafarer’s medical fitness report
3) Inoculation record (primarily yellow fever)
4) ILO MLC Cook Training Certification
5) STCW VI/1 – Basic Safety Training Endorsement -or-
          STCW VI/1-1 – Personal Survival Techniques
          STCW VI/1-2 – Basic Fire Fighting
          STCW VI/1-3 – Basic First Aid
          STCW VI/1-4 – Personal Safety & Social Responsibility
6) STCW VI/6 – ISPS Security Training
7) Merchant Mariner Credential / National Mariner Credential

Incomplete application packages (lacking any of the above required documents) will not be reviewed. Do not send in an incomplete application. Wait until you have all information and certificates in the required form before submitting.

Thank you for your interest in a mariner position at TDI-Brooks International.

Marine Position: OS

Please email all required documents to applications@tdi-bi.com

For TDI-Brooks to determine if you are fully qualified for a position on one of our international ships, please provide color scans of the following (NO faxes, photographs, or Xerox copies please):

1) Passport
2) IMO seafarer’s medical fitness report
3) Inoculation record (primarily yellow fever)
4) STCW VI/1 – Basic Safety Training Endorsement -or-
          STCW VI/1-1 – Personal Survival Techniques
          STCW VI/1-2 – Basic Fire Fighting
          STCW VI/1-3 – Basic First Aid
          STCW VI/1-4 – Personal Safety & Social Responsibility
5) STCW VI/6 – ISPS Security Training
6) Merchant Mariner Credential / National Mariner Credential

Incomplete application packages (lacking any of the above required documents) will not be reviewed. Do not send in an incomplete application. Wait until you have all information and certificates in the required form before submitting.

Thank you for your interest in a mariner position at TDI-Brooks International.

Contact Us

TDI-Brooks International, Inc.
14391 S. Dowling RD
College Station, TX 77845

Email: info@tdi-bi.com
Phone: +1 (979) 693-3446