Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Project Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, 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 Space Systems (OSS) is a precision engineering and manufacturing group which specializes in turn-key design, development, manufacturing, certification, maintenance, and testing of extra-vehicular and intra-vehicular (EVA & IVA) tools and equipment for astronauts; including life support and environmental control systems for space; robotic systems for military, space, and biological research; and thermal protection systems for launch vehicles. We also provide specialized engineering and support services in these areas, and astronaut training in NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory.
For more information please go to and click on Products & Services, then click Space Systems (OSS). This position is located in Clear Lake, Texas.

Position Summary

The Project Engineer will perform mechanical support, thermal management, electrical management, and environmental protection
functions. The Engineer will also support hardware development, manufacturing, and assembly; in addition to troubleshooting anomalies. The Engineer will also assemble prototype, perform testing, and ultimately deliver flight unit.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Specifically support the MEP (Main Electronics Package) from the overall SEP (Solar Electric Propulsion) project:
  • The MEP will take the form of an electronics box and will be located on a thermally controlled surface on the spacecraft.
  • The MEP will perform mechanical support, thermal management, electrical management, and environmental protection
  • functions.
  • Support hardware development, manufacturing, and assembly; in addition to troubleshooting anomalies.
  • Assemble prototype, perform testing, and ultimately deliver flight unit
  • Process hardware response data, analyzing and documenting results for presentation to customers
  • Plan and execute hardware troubleshooting to investigate electrical failures within flight hardware or test support
  • hardware
  • Generate essential paperwork and documents for tasks assigned, such as Task Performance Sheets (TPS), Discrepancy
  • Reports (DR), and Detailed Test Procedures (DTP), as needed
  • Work in a team environment, and report to project lead or project manager for technical support, task assignment, and
  • processes
  • Interact frequently with inter-organizational disciplines, NASA System Managers, and operational customers
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and five (5) years of related engineering experience
  • Self-motivated, team player and adaptability to a dynamic environment and the ability to complete all assignments as
  • required.
  • Experience with NASA/JSC Class I flight hardware process and certification.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and will be expected to effectively interact with customers and
  • management at all levels.
  • Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings.
  • Ability to visualize and work with complex electrical systems and work with others in problem solving as part of a team.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks in order
  • Electrical engineering background.
  • Familiarity with common hand tools and proficiency using them to perform assembly, disassembly, and troubleshooting
  • on electrical systems.
  • Prior experience with hardware anomaly troubleshooting and failure analysis.
  • Experience with procedure development.
  • Familiar with Johnson Space Center (JSC) organizations, processes, and procedures.
  • Co-op or Intern experience at JSC or other NASA agency.
  • Familiarity with the Engineering Life Cycle process.

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.