Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Student / Recent Grad, Mechanical Technician
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Location: San Diego, California, United States


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.

For more information please go to www.oceaneering.com and click on Products & Services, then click Oceaneering Technologies (OTECH).

Position Summary

Are you a military service member within or nearing your 180-day window for separation from active duty? If this is you, then Oceaneering has a unique opportunity to help kick-start the next chapter in your professional life. We are accepting applications for our very own DoD SkillBridge Internship Program, which is a cutting-edge initiative designed to link our nation's warfighters to the best employment opportunities available as soon as possible in their transition process.

In this internship with Oceaneering, you will:
  • Learn how your military experience translates into a rewarding civilian career.
  • Explore a career or industry you might want to pursue upon separation from active duty.
  • Earn real-world industry qualifications and certifications.
  • Build experience and competency in your trade/ profession with our team.
  • Expand your professional network of contacts.
  • Gain familiarity with corporate culture.

Duties & Responsibilities

Through this program, Oceaneering is seeking a motivated Mechanical Technician SkillBridge Intern to work and learn in our facility in San Diego, CA. This occupation performs assembly, integration, factory testing, field installation, and testing/debugging of mechanical/hydraulic equipment and systems. The successful candidate will participate in a practical and systematic program of on-the-job training and related instruction to develop existing military technical experience. Internship will be 6 - 24 weeks long and can only commence within the 180 days before discharge from active duty service.

Internship Schedule/ Hours

Responsibility of Employer

Responsibility of Intern

Week 1

8 hours

Oceaneering Orientation

Complete Course (1 Day)

Week 1

4 hours

Time Keeping Training

Learn to report time as a SkillBridge Intern using OII PeopleSoft Timekeeping tool.

Week 1

28 hours

OJT

Assimilation with the organization to include meetings and introductions to functional peers and other internal resources. Completion of all required Oceaneering Learning Management System (SUMTOTAL) for new hires

Week 2

40 hours

OJT

Review of safe and appropriate operation of hand and power tools.

Week 3

40 hours

OJT

OJT in mechanical fabrication, assembly, and testing.

Week 4

40 hours

OJT

Fork truck, overhead crane and rigging qualifications, as needed

Week 5

40 hours

OJT

OJT Hydraulic Fabrication, assembly, and testing.

Week 6

OJT

OJT hydraulic tube bending and hydraulic hose fabrication.

Week 7 - 12

40 hours/ week up to 12 weeks depending on length of internship approved by command

OJT

OJT that will continue to build on all topics learned in previous weeks through hands-on Mechanical Technician tasking.

Qualifications

REQUIRED
  • Must meet all eligibility requirements outlined in DOD Instruction 1322.29 and NAVADMIN 222/15
  • Official TAD/ TDY Orders to Oceaneering International, Inc. for the period of the internship.
  • Technical Associates Degree, military technical school, or civilian technical trade school completion.
  • Minimum of two years' formal training or four years progressive responsibility and experience fabricating, assembling, troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing hydraulic/mechanical systems, and small valve maintenance, including high pressure air/liquid power and control equipment (pumps, valves, etc).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Must be a US Citizen who is not a dual citizen of any other country
  • Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance

Additional Information

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.

OCCASIONAL
  • 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

FREQUENT
  • 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
  • Operate a motor vehicle

CONSTANT
  • 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.

Closing Statement

As COVID-19 continues to significantly impact employees, workplaces, families and communities, many of Oceaneering's clients are requiring that all individuals working at their sites be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, including employees of Oceaneering and other contractors. Accordingly, only individuals who are, or are willing to be, fully vaccinated before their start date are eligible for this position. Any applicant selected for this position will be required to prove that they are fully vaccinated prior to their start date.

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.