Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Welding
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
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.

Position Summary

The First Class Welder position requires a considerable working knowledge of fabrication and welding procedures. Must be able to fabricate and weld from blueprint and maintain stringent tolerances. At this level, candidates are expected to be able to make sound decisions to solve technical problems.

Duties & Responsibilities



  • Weld all metals, ferrous and non-ferrous, utilizing GMAW, FCAW, GTAW and SMAW welding processes.
  • Lay out and fabricate precision weldments from blueprints and engineering concepts with minimal supervision.
  • Work independently or as part of a team.
  • Operate various metal forming and cutting machines (rollers, shears, iron workers, breaks, drill presses, saws).
  • Rigging and operation of lifting and material handling equipment (overhead cranes, gantries, fork lifts).
  • Work in diversified and complex situations where solutions require the use of independent judgment following company policies and procedures.
  • Assist junior Welders as needed.







  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One to three years formal training (vocation or technical school) or on-the-job equivalent.
  • Ten years previous experience in the welding/fabrication field.
  • High proficiency in blueprint reading and layout technique.
  • Strong working knowledge of Welding Safety and OSHA requirements.
  • Certified in all welding processes relevant to the scope of the company business.
  • Knowledgeable on gasses and what types of filler metals can be used on a project.
  • Must know how to adjust, trouble shoot and operate all types of welding machines.

Working Conditions
This position is considered SHOP/INDOORS which is characterized as follows.



  • Primarily indoors during the day and occasionally at night
  • Frequently working on or near moving equipment and vibrating equipment
  • When outdoors, humidity is frequently above 90%
  • Noise is over 85 decibels
  • Light is intense/glare
  • Occasional exposure to open fire/flames/sparks
  • Frequent exposure to airborne dust, fumes, and gases
  • Includes exposure to contaminants
  • Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32 F degrees) temperatures
  • Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable
  • Job tasks are performed in close physical proximity to other people
  • Requires working indoors in non-controlled environmental conditions

Physical Activity/Requirements
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 MEDIUM work.
Lift 20-50 pounds
Work in confined spaces, kneel, jump, run, work while lying on stomach/back, crawl, and use repetitive movements of the arms and hands.
Identify color differences
Wear PPE for skin protection
Lift 10-25 pounds
Climb stairs/ladders, stand, balance, stoop, squat, reach, and lift/carry objects
Twist body, sit with back supported, head forward/flexed, head tilted/rotated, and work with arms extended overhead
Operate a motor vehicle
Lift up to 10 pounds
Wear PPE protection 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.