Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Electrical Technician
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana, 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.

Position Summary

Inspects offshore structures, vessels and pipelines, and their appurtenances, for conformance to specifications, using fixed or preset measuring instruments: Travels offshore on vessels and in aircraft. Examines materials or products for anomalies, damage, or defects, such as cracks, pits, incomplete welds, holes, dents, excessive corrosion, etc. Examines coating conditions.
The Level II EC Technician position will report to the Logistics Coordinator and will be responsible for testing the properties of technological systems, components and materials without causing damage after training has been completed. The Level II Technicians are required to test and solve problems with various parts of a machine or piece of equipment while keeping it intact, and they often work with highly sensitive, very expensive scientific machinery.

Duties & Responsibilities



  • Sets up and calibrates nondestructive testing equipment.
  • Performs routine and preventive maintenance tasks (UT, RT, & VT), calibrations, and overall upkeep of equipment and facilities.
  • Level II RT (Profile) inspection and limited weld quality inspection.
  • Level II UT inspection.
  • Assists with proper documentation and reports of services provided.
  • Learns and abides by company policies and procedures.
  • Transfers NDE results to proper documentation.
  • Creates appropriate drawings and sketches to supplement written data.
  • May only operate radiographic equipment under the direct visual watch and supervision of a radiographer or radiographic instructor.
  • Maintains constant surveillance and immediate control of industrial radiographic equipment at all times while it is in use.
  • Secures industrial radiographic equipment from unauthorized removal at all times, when not tended under constant surveillance and immediate control.
  • Prevents all unauthorized personnel from being within the restricted area boundaries while industrial radiographic equipment is in use.
  • Provides the required notification to appropriate safety management personnel in the event of an incident, and to provide assistance as needed.
  • Capable of being certified as trustworthy and reliable per NRC criteria.
  • Conducts tests to ensure quality or detects discontinuities (defects) using NDE methods of inspection.
  • Instructs and supervises the Level I Technician.
  • Performs other job related tasks as assigned by management.
  • Interfaces daily with the Operations Manager and client representative about work priorities and progress of projects.
  • Works closely with client to identify and remove obstacles.
  • Actively participates in client safety initiatives, incident investigations, etc.
  • Must be capable of working at heights on ropes.
  • Working at least 180 days per year offshore, usually on a non-rotational basis, i.e., there is no set schedule and the duration of a given job is not fixed. Travel to offshore locations by vessel or aircraft.
  • Must be able to pass Safe Gulf & HUET Water Survival training.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a TWIC card, valid Passport, Safe Gulf & HUET Water Survival.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Instruct and supervise the Level I Technician.






  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six to twelve months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Level II E/C Technicians (Mechanical Integrity) must have minimum training and experience requirements to meet ASNT SNT-TC-1A guidelines and qualify by examination in accordance to the Oceaneering Asset Integrity Written Practice.
  • The candidate must supply documented training and experience consisting of a minimum of:
    • Ultrasonic Thickness Level II - Formal Training: 24, Experience (OJT), 175.
    • Radiographer Level II* - 80 Hours Consisting of Level I and II training Courses, Experience (OJT), 840.
  • In addition Radiographers must have the pre-requisite state approved 40 Hour Radiation Safety Course.




  • Rope Access Certified.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics



  • 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.


Additional Information

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.



  • Lifts 50-100 pounds.
  • Works in confined spaces, kneels, jumps, runs, works while lying on his stomach/back, crawls, and uses repetitive movements of the arms and hands.
  • Differentiates between colors.
  • Wears PPE for skin protection.
  • Eye protection.
  • Steel/safety toed shoes/boots.




  • Lifts 25-50 pounds.
  • Wears PPE for head, hands.
  • Climbs stairs/ladders, stands, balances, stoops, squats reaches, and lifts/carries objects.
  • Twists, sits with back supported, head forward/flexed, head tilted/rotated.
  • Works with arms extended below the waist, unsupported, elbows flexed, wrist supported and unsupported.
  • Operates a motor vehicle.




  • Lifts 10-20 pounds.
  • Stands and walks.
  • Wears PPE for body, vision, and hearing protection.


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.