Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Legal, Marine Engineering, Contracts Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Hanover, Maryland, United States
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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 Technologies (OTECH) performs a wide range of engineering services and products for unique marine systems for military and commercial customers. OTECH innovates wherever practical rather than inventing making it "faster to field" than others in its industry; the typical development/delivery cycle for complex mechanical, hydraulic, electrical systems is often completed in 12-15 months. Technical capabilities span the entire engineering spectrum. These skills have been demonstrated in successfully delivered systems, including Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs); Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs); saturation diving systems; surface and sub-surface vehicle launch and recovery systems; advanced offshore cranes; and life support systems.

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Position Summary

The Senior Subcontracts Advisor is responsible for the full life cycle of Subcontract Management to include: pre-proposal, proposal, execution, and closeout activities. Will also be responsible for evaluating Subcontractor Request for Proposals, negotiating subcontracts, identifying potential business risks, executing subcontract modifications and change management, and negotiating Terms and Conditions.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Assimilates with the organization to include building strong relationships with functional peers, program managers, subcontractors, and other internal customers.
  • Assists program teams in developing effective subcontractor strategies to include: Development of clear/concise proposals requirements, statements of work, understanding subcontractor forecasted dollars and hours; and flowing down appropriate terms and conditions.
  • Establishes and leads proposal evaluation teams.
  • Leads audits related to subcontract activity to include CPSR.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert in the field of subcontracts and support program teams in mitigation of risk.
  • Creates and maintains government compliant files.
  • Provides guidance and collaborates with other functional areas to ensure effective team execution.
  • Manages multiple priorities with several internal program teams.
  • Leads special projects as assigned.
  • Works independently with little oversight required.
  • Understands requirements of prime SOW.






  • BS or BA required.
  • 10+ years of experience in government subcontracts with 1-3 years of prime contract experience to include Department of the Navy. Including:
    • Experience leading subcontract proposals.
    • Experience in administering various types of Contracts (CPFF/CPIF/CPAF/FFP/T&M, single award and multi-award IDIQs).
    • Demonstrated expertise with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and DFAR procurements.
  • Active TS/SCI.




  • Master's Degree.
  • CPSR audit experience.
  • Direct experience with Proprietary Information Exchange Agreements and Teaming Agreements.
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to foster strong customer relations, attention to detail and accuracy, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Be flexible.
  • Candidate will have to perform in an ISO-9000 rated company in a rapidly changing and demanding atmosphere.
  • Experience with DoD and other federal agencies.
  • Commercial Subcontracts experience.
  • Large DoD Company experience.
  • Team lead/Management of others.


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.

Oceaneering is ranked in the Oilfield Services Top 10 in Rigzone's 2019 Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.