Company: Oceaneering
Skills: NDT Technician, QA / QC / Inspection
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Offshore, Angola
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Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.
Oceaneering Inspection Division is a major provider of engineering, inspection and non-destructive testing services, with worldwide capability to the petrochemical, power generation, oil and gas and aerospace industries.

Position Summary

To act as the main focal point offshore and responsible for the co-ordination of all inspection activities.
To ensure that plant and equipment is certified in accordance with Oceaneering and Client codes of practice, strategies and legislation with feedback of results to the client.

Duties & Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Support the Line Manager (LM) and/ or Senior Inspection Engineer (SIE) in delivery of Oceaneering workscope as defined in the contract with the client.
  • Functionally report to the Offshore Installation Manager for the provision and co-ordination of all Inspection Services. Maintain close liaison with the platform personnel to ensure activities such as equipment scheduling, planning, availability etc. are implemented.
  • Assist in all strategy reviews and in the development of inspection programmes. Where necessary input to detailed plans, programmes, workscopes and carry out pre-surveys of equipment.
  • Undertake all agreed offshore inspections within the limitations of the Oceaneering issued Letter of Authority (LoA), ensuring they are implemented and completed as scheduled.
  • Supervise Oceaneering personnel and third parties whilst offshore. Ensure the contractor understands the workscope, associated risks and the work is completed and reported as specified in the workscope. Carry out briefings/Tool Box Talks to all Inspection/ NDT Personnel.
  • Issue inspection reports (include interim ones as required) within the time period as stated in the procedure. Use approved forms/ templates for items inspected ensuring condition, suitability for further service and observations are included plus supporting information such as NDT reports.
  • Update inspection database (e.g. ACET) and maintenance management systems (e.g. Maximo, SAP) with inspection activities .
  • Review and where applicable sign acceptance of inspection reports completed by NDT technicians or Third parties.
  • Assess defects or anomalies found, ensuring use of the Oceaneering or client anomaly process e.g. IQRO procedure
  • Provide remedial recommendations as required and inspect the subsequent repair work for acceptance.
  • Attend meetings and reviews as appropriate e.g. Shutdown, IQRO, planning, safety and hazard risk assessment etc.
  • Maintain assigned Logs or Registers up-to-date and in accordance with Oceaneering/client procedures.
  • Issue status reports as required e.g. daily/ weekly/ handover, etc.
  • Provide support as required to audits e.g. verification, client, internal, etc.


Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises all offshore personnel (non-supervisory employees). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include on the job training, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; Supporting the Project Manager with rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications and Training

  • Cat 3:
    • ONC in Mechanical Eng or NVQ Level 3 (such as in City & Guilds) (E).

Note: ONC in Fabrication & welding or other similar subject could be considered provided the individual has other qualification.
Alternatively, EngTech as defined by the Eng Council (or equivalent), through a suitable Engineering Institute such as IMarEST and Plant Inspector/Society of Operations Eng. If through BINDT, other appropriate qualification and experience would be required

  • Cat 2:
    • Minimum HNC or NVQ Level 4 (such as in City & Guilds) in a suitable engineering or Physics subject (E) (Mechanical Engineering (P)).

Note: HNC in Fabrication & welding or other similar subject could be considered provided the individual has other qualification. Alternatively, IEng as defined by the Eng Council (or equivalent) through a suitable Engineering Institute such as IMarEST and Plant Inspector/Society of Operations Eng. If through BINDT, other appropriate qualification and experience would be required (E). (Overseas qualifications will have to be demonstrated as equivalent).

  • ASME or CSWIP Plant Inspector Level 1 & 2 (P). For Overseas contracts: API 570 & 510 may be a specific client requirement.
  • NDT certification (P) (in core techniques), if it is a specific client requirement Offshore medical, annual eye test, BOSIET & MIST certification (E)
  • Confined Space Entry training (E)



  • Essential: Minimum 5 years in the field of plant and equipment inspection (E)
    • "Hands on" visual inspection experience of different plant & equipment. This should primarily be "in service" (E)
    • Experience which covers planning, MMSs, Inspection storage databases/systems (such as ACET), inspection workpacks/scopes and dealing with anomalies. (E)
    • Knowledge of legislation, codes/standards, materials, plant operations & processes, damage mechanisms, coatings and NDT techniques (both conventional & specialist). (E)
    • Construction & fabrication inspection experience. Knowledge of RBA and WSEs (or equivalent) (P)
  • Must be able to demonstrate working knowledge of design, manufacture, metallurgy, welding, codes, standards, risk assessments and legislation associated with the in-service inspection of plant and equipment (P)
  • Must be familiar with QA/QC systems/procedures and NDT techniques (E)
  • Microsoft Office (E)
  • ACET or equivalent (P)


Required Skills and Aptitudes

  • Ability to manage or coordinate NDT techs or Third parties (E)
  • Good client or support contractor relationship skills at various levels of seniority or diverse cultures (E)
  • Good communicator both written and verbal (E)


Essential Job Functions

Specific vision abilities for this job are required (all those who carry out field works should have this validated by undergoing an annual eye test.