Oceaneering is a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deepwater applications. Through the use of its applied technology expertise, Oceaneering also serves the defense, entertainment, and aerospace industries. Oceaneering’s business offerings include remotely operated vehicles, built-to-order specialty subsea hardware, deepwater intervention and manned diving services, non-destructive testing and inspection, and engineering and project management.
Our Marine Services Division has more than 30 years experience in providing full-service ship repair capabilities for the US Naval Vessels including submarines, surface ships and crafts and deep submergence systems. Operating from state-of-the-art facilities in Chesapeake, Virginia, we are certified in Submarine Safety (SUBSAFE) and Deep Submergence System Scope of Certification (DSS-DOC) repair activities, and specialize in the design, repair, maintenance, modification, and installation of hull, mechanical and electrical (HM&E;) systems.
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Who You Are
Strong & Agile – You love being active and athletic, especially outdoors or in precarious locations.
Realistic — You excel at work that includes practical, hands-on skill and problem solving.
Conventional — You appreciate being provided set procedures and routines and working with data and details more than with ideas.
Traveler – You need a constant change of scenery; willing and able to pick up and go when duty calls.
What You Will be Doing
Traveling all over to work with some of the best Shipfitters in the industry providing services repairing, modifying and installing and dismantling various shipboard hulls, bulkheads or decks. You will be designing and fabricating complex fixtures and jigs. This role Involves heavy lifting, frequent stooping, bending and possible working assignments in overhead structures, confined spaces or beneath machinery. Strict adherence to safety, quality standards, good housekeeping habits, high level of critical thinking/reading comprehension are essential. The willingness and ability to work frequent overtime and travel for work are a condition of employment.
Must have a Secret Security Clearance issued by the U.S. Department of Defense.
Applicant will be subject to periodic security investigations and must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain a security clearance issued by the US Government.
In addition to the security clearance, this position may require an additional background screening for base access.
Duties & Responsibilities
Strict adherence to corporate, federal, state and local safety regulations prior to setting up or operating any machinery.
Ensure that all OII Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) are worn and that all damaged PPE is discarded.
Read and understand OII PPE Policy.
Read and interpret blueprints to plan setup and operation of the machine shop equipment prior to commencing the operation.
Layout material prior to performing machining operations to prevent possible errors.
Machine parts to close tolerances ensuring finish requirements of the drawings are achieved.
Maintain good housekeeping practices, turning off machines when not in use, disposing of waste properly, sweeping the area, etc.
Assist the Facilities Supervisor, as directed by your Supervisor, for conducting preventive and corrective maintenance.
Ensure all tools listed on the “Production Required Tools List” are available for use within two weeks of your employment at OII.
Qualify as a Shipfitter in accordance with OII Process Instructions (PI-022).
Issue that all requirements of the OII Quality Assurance Manual are followed when invoked by Task Group Instructions (TGI), Process Instructions (PI) and/or other guidance given by management.
Follow detailed repair procedures and instructions (e.g.; QA packages steps, RECs, CWPs, FWPs, TGIs etc.) required completing the production operations.
Prepare Condition Reports to document unsatisfactory condition(s) identified during the production operation (i.e.; repair, modification, etc.).
Coordinating the efforts of other trades during an installation, modification or repair operation.
Read and understand basic terminology, blueprints, drawings and schematics to plan installation, modification or repair prior to commencing the process.
Materials are costly and the possibility of damage or spoilage is high without proper preparation.
Fabricate and install fixtures, jigs, supports and targets to ensure proper alignment during welding processes.
Determine fit-up requirements for a wide range of piping joints/systems in accordance with required technical drawings, manuals and instructions.
Install complex deck, hull and bulkhead systems IAW required technical drawings, manuals and instructions.
Design, fabricate and install complex fixtures, jigs and targets to ensure proper alignment during welding/ brazing procedures.
Determine size and material requirements for system modification or installation; particularly, high pressure, Level I and SUBSAFE systems.
Ensure and assume responsibility for Level I and SUBSAFE material controls in accordance with Process Instruction (PI-008).
High School/GED with Apprenticeship Diploma and additional vocational courses or technical school graduate; and/or military and/or civilian experience with Shipfitting practices in a repair department or shipyard. Must have the ability to obtain government base access. Knowledge and practical skills tests required.
Additional Specialized Qualifications/Experience:Deep Submergence Systems (SOC MCD A, B, and C), SUBSAFE Qualification. Welding qualifications (GTAW/SMAW).
Oceaneering offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, work-life balance, and tailored career development programs that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
Vacation, Sick Leave & Company Paid Holidays
401(k) Retirement Plan
Insurance: Complimentary Basic Life & AD&D;
Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Program Performance Reviews & Advancement Opportunities
Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
Employee Referral Program
Corporate Sponsored Events & So Much More!
Equal Employment Opportunity
All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors.
NOTE: The following description is a GENERAL Overview of this career and not a description of a particular job posting.
Shipfitters will layout and fabricate metal structural parts such as plates, bulkheads, and frames within the hull of a vessel for riveting or welding. Shipfitters use such tools as shears, punches, drill presses, bending rolls, bending slabs, furnaces, saws, and metal presses up to 750 tons. Also, Shipfitters will need to be proficient in the use of Oxygen Acetylene cutting procedures, and have the ability to tack weld. Typical layout work will consist of preparing plates for shearing, planning and bench planning, angles for punching and shearing, making collars, brackets for installation, furnaced plate, airports and manholes. Typical installation tasks will be deck ladders, fittings for riggings, mooring equipment ventilating equipment, oil-tight hatches, dry cargo hatches and braces, king posts and masts, engine room floor plates, engine room grating, shell castings, stern frames, anchor handling, and stem casting. Fabrication assignments may consists of plumbing a transverse bulkhead, lifting a shell frame from a vessel, construction of and/or duplicating structural parts. The Shipfitter is familiar with such equipment as hydraulic jacks and pumps, steamboat ratchets, strongbacks, yokes, dogs and wedges, pneumatic tools and chalk lines.
Most shipfitter careers require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, and/or an associate's degree. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, and/or experience is required for these occupations, particularly in the use of career-related tools and work in a marine setting.