Skills: Diving, Ships Deckhand / Deck Crew
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Morgan City, Louisiana, United States
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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.
The Tender is assigned by the Diving Supervisor or designated diving person in charge. Performing sub-sea tasks and assisting the Diver when necessary.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Provides topside support for diving operations.
- Perform maintenance and repair of topside equipment and DDC operations.
- Perform topside and underwater rigging.
- May be required to perform sub-sea tasks utilizing commercial diving equipment.
- Knowledge of equipment uses, repairs, and maintenance is needed.
- Assist the diver in dressing, entering and leaving the water, and undressing
- Confirm that the diver's equipment is functioning properly and inform the diving supervisor that the diver is ready.
- Prepare and support the dive until its completion.
- Support any in-water decompression as required.
- Tend the diver's umbilical (keeping at least one hand on the umbilical at all times) and be aware of the diver's depth and location at all times.
- Set up and operate all equipment as directed by the diving supervisor, D/T or his or her representative.
- Perform routine cleaning and maintenance on diving equipment.
- Repair such equipment as he or she is qualified to check-out to repair.
- Assist in topside work as required or directed.
- Be alert for and immediately report conditions that may be hazardous or unsafe.
- Maintain certification in first aid and CPR.
- Properly operate a decompression chamber as required for decompression or treatment as directed.
- Maintain communication with the chamber occupants.
- Properly complete all paperwork as required by employer policy and/or governmental regulations.
- Do not perform any other task while operating the chamber.
- Perform tasks as a diver or standby diver when directed by the supervisor. A tender/diver who dives shall be subject to the duties and responsibilities of a diver within the limitations of his or her assignment.
- When required, ride the chamber with the diver during decompression or treatment. This inside tender/diver must be familiar with and alert for the symptoms of oxygen toxicity.
- Report to the diving supervisor any recent medical treatment or illness so that a proper determination can be made concerning fitness and/or ability to dive.
- Immediately report all symptoms or suspected symptoms of DCS to the diving supervisor as early and accurately as possible.
- Report to the diving supervisor any defect or malfunction of the diving equipment provided for the diving operation.
- Maintain a commercial diver log book documenting all hyperbaric exposures.
- Read, understand and comply with all employer's policies and applicable governmental regulations, as they relate to their qualifications or performance while engaging in diving operations.
- Hold a commercial diving school certificate of graduation.
- Entry-level with zero (0) to six months minimum experience.
- Must be able to obtain a valid Passport and Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).
- ADCI diver card.
- High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
- EMT/DMT certifications.
- IMCA certification or Board of Canada (DCBC) qualified.
- NDT certifications.
- U/W welding, mechanical expertise (including hydraulics, diesel, gasoline).¿
Knowledge of appropriate steps to analytical problem solving:
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
- Ability to work in a team environment, remaining attentive to ideas, recognizing responsibilities, and actively participating with others to accomplish assignments and achieve desired goals.
- Treats others fairly and with respect.
- Knowledge of department's policies, rules, regulations, business goals, vision, organizational structure, culture, philosophy, operating principles and values, etc.
- Ability to establish and maintain project priorities.
- Seeks out new learning experiences.
- Identifies what needs to be done and takes action before being asked or required.
- This position is considered OFFSHORE WORK which is characterized as follows.
- Outdoors and indoors, day and night, as well as over/near water.
- Requires working on or near moving equipment and vibrating equipment.
- Frequently the humidity is above 90%, noise is over 85 decibels and the light is intense/glare.
- Potential exposure to open fire/flames/sparks.
- Constant exposure to airborne dust, fumes, and gases.
- Work surface is stable, height is elevated.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position is considered HEAVY work.
Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.
Oceaneering pushes the frontiers of deep water, space and motion entertainment environments to execute with new, leading-edge connections to solve tomorrow’s challenges, today.
As the trusted subsea connection specialist, our experience combined with the depth and breadth of our portfolio of technologies allows us to engineer solutions for the most complex subsea challenges. From routine to extreme, our integrated products, services, and innovative solutions safely de-risk operational systems, increase reliability, and enable a lower total cost of ownership.
We are connecting what’s needed with what’s next as the world’s largest ROV operator and the leading ROV provider to the oil and gas industry with over 300 systems operating worldwide. With our safety-focused and innovative approach, we responsively and decisively react to subsea challenges while providing solutions swiftly and efficiently.