Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Diving, Mechanical Technician
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Morgan City, Louisiana, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

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

Responsible for maintaining and repairing all equipment associated with diving operations including but not limited to: Dive compressors, dive umbilicals, diving helmets, regulators, hydraulic power units (HPU), dive control vans, deck chambers, radios, video equipment, air and gas racks. Desirable but not essential, able to maintain and repair saturation diving systems, gas blending systems, gas reclaim systems, habitat control systems, bell launch, and recovery systems.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Possess a strong working knowledge of the equipment used in the diving industry.
  • Able to repair and maintain compressor systems.
  • Possesses an understanding of the operation and repair of A/C and D/C voltage equipment.
  • Able to read and understand electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical schematics.
  • Must be capable of conducting maintenance operations in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Knowledge of emergency and safety procedures.
  • Knowledge of proper operation and use of all equipment related to air diving, including decompression chambers.
  • Knowledge of air/gas/saturation diving procedures and techniques including JSEAs.
  • Must show discretion, good judgment, organizational or management ability, initiative, and the ability to work independently.
  • Performs maintenance/repairs on equipment offshore and in the diving yard.
  • Service diving hats / helmets.
  • Maintains/repairs electronics.
  • Maintains/repairs hydraulics.
  • Maintains/repairs mechanics.
  • Uses test equipment, calibrates and aligns equipment, and performs general housekeeping and corrosion control.
  • Establishes and maintains parts and supplies associated with all diving equipment.
  • Works in the diving yard when not working offshore.


  • At least 12 months training or experience in mechanical, hydraulic and electrical training.
  • Certified Kirby Morgan diving hat technician.
  • Must be able to obtain a valid Passport and Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED), Technical/Associates degree.

  • 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

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.

  • Lifts 20-50 pounds.
  • Works in confined spaces, kneels, jumps, runs, works while lying on stomach/back, crawls, and uses repetitive movements of the arms and hands.
  • Identifies color differences.
  • Wears PPE for skin protection.

  • Lifts 10-25 pounds.
  • Climbs stairs/ladders, stands, balances, stoops, squats, reaches, and lifts/carries objects.
  • Twists body, sits with back supported, head forward/flexed, head tilted/rotated, and works with arms extended overhead.
  • Operates a motor vehicle.

  • Lifts up to 10 pounds.
  • Wears 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.