Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Field Service Tech
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: United States of America, US
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: North America

Company Profile

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.

The Advanced Technologies (ADTECH) group of Oceaneering is recognized as an industry leader in enabling humans to work safely and effectively in harsh environments ranging from the depths of the sea to the outer reaches of space. ADTECH specializes in the support of manned systems and the development and application of practical, cost-effective robotic systems in multiple industries.

ADTECH designs, builds, and operates unique underwater systems for the US Navy and provides life cycle maintenance services for Submarines and Deep Submergence Systems. ADTECH is developing the next generation space suit for NASA and provides robotic and spacecraft life support systems. ADTECH is also an award winning leader in design, build, and installation of theme park entertainment ride systems and provides intra-logistic solutions using AGV systems.

ADTECH's business areas are: Oceaneering Technologies, Marine Services Division, Oceaneering Space Systems, Oceaneering Entertainment Systems, Frog AGV Systems, and ADTECH Manufacturing Group.

For more information please go to and click on Products & Services, then click on Non-Oilfield, then click on Naval and Marine Services.

Position Summary

The Field Technician is responsible for the operation of Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV’s) in a safe and efficient manner, as well as the maintenance and repair of all electronic, electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems and sub-systems associated with ROV’s, including component repair, replacement, and troubleshooting.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Operate equipment, vehicle functions, cameras (video and Still), acoustic positioning system, sonar, manipulators (robotic arms), and LARS (Launch and Recovery Systems).

  • Assist and/or pilot ROV’s: evaluate the environment conditions and hazards, dock/undock from tether management system (TMS), and navigate the ROV by acoustics, sonar and visual (video).

  • Perform maintenance and repairs on electronic, electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical systems.

  • Use test equipment, calibrate and align equipment, and perform general housekeeping and corrosion control.

  • Use power, video and data distribution equipment including: high voltage lines and transformers; phase, current, and voltage monitoring; ground fault protection circuits; sub-sea cameras; amplifiers; coaxial cables; video monitors; video converters; microprocessor controlled video switchers; modems; line drivers, serial ports; parallel ports; termination of both multi-mode and single mode fiber-optic conductors and modems.

  • Maintain oil-filled sub-sea electrical enclosures including: main lift umbilical, oil-filled cables, cable splices, and sub-sea rated one atmosphere lights; terminate sub-sea tethers.

  • Use sub-sea navigational equipment including but not limited to magnetic compass, gyro, transducer, sonar, altimeter, and associated survey equipment.

  • Establish and maintain parts and supplies associated with all electrical and electronics devices.

  • Integrates and operates ancillary tooling including but not limited to hard and soft line cutters, pump units, water pumps, and associated hydraulic systems.

  • Maintains parts and supplies inventory associated with all system mechanical and hydraulics assemblies and subassemblies.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Technical Associates Degree or tech trade school preferred.

  • At least 12 months of formal mechanical and hydraulic training, or at least 12 months of formal electronic and electronics training.

  • Willing to work offshore in harsh weather environments on a rotation or callout basis.

  • Must be able to pass a drug/alcohol screen and physical evaluation.

  • Will be required to ride boats, barges, and air transportation to remote areas.

  • Must be able to obtain a valid Passport and Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC Card).

  • Must be willing to travel internationally on short notice for up to six weeks at a time.

  • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

  • Accurate - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

  • Adaptability - Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.

  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.

  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.

  • Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.

  • Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.

  • Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.

  • Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.

  • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.

  • Candidate will have to perform in an ISO-9000 rated company in a rapidly changing and demanding atmosphere

  • Must be able to obtain security clearance.

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.

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Job Title: Field Technician

Location: Hanover, Maryland;Charleston, South Carolina

Job ID: 11083

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Oceaneering develops products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning.  The company is the world's largest manufacturer and operator of work class Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and is also a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, workover control systems, asset integrity services, umbilicals, subsea hardware and tooling.  Oceaneering also serves the aerospace, defense and theme park industries.

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