Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Electrical Technician
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Hanover, Maryland, 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.

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Position Summary

The Electronics Technician's primary role is to support project development by completing electrical/electronic assembly work as required in support of various OTECH projects. The Electronics Technician will perform assembly, integration, factory testing, field installation, and testing/debugging of electrical equipment and systems. Project support primarily occurs at OTECH's Hanover MD location, but at times may require travel to field locations in the US and possibly abroad.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Soldering and electrical assembly.
  • Some light mechanical assembly associated with the assembly of J-boxes and electronics chassis.
  • Use electrical meters (DVM), high voltage meggers, fiber optic sources and power meters, and similar test equipment.
  • Assist as directed by Assembly Supervisor, Group Leader of Electronics Technicians, or project-specific Senior ET or Lead ET.
  • Travel may be required.

  • Desirable for candidate to be familiar with the operation and use of oscilloscopes, electrical and optical time domain reflectometers (TDRs), logic and frequency analyzers, spectrum analyzers.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Technical Associates Degree or tech trade school preferred.
  • Minimum two years formal electronics training or four years of progressively responsible, on-scene experience in electrical/electronic assembly.
  • Able to interpret complex electrical schematics.
  • Above average skills in soldering and electrical assembly.
  • Electrical/electronic assembly/inspection and/or soldering certificate (IPC-WHMA-620, IPC J-STD, etc.) desired, or equivalent skill in lieu of certificate.
  • Experience with cable assembly/wire harness assembly.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work as a team player in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision under a variety of conditions.
  • A current valid U.S. passport is required.
  • Must be able to obtain security clearance.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.

  • Experience with PWB/PCB assembly including thru-hole and surface mount is considered a plus.
  • Experience with Altium (or similar electrical documentation package) is considered a plus.
  • Experience troubleshooting to the component level is preferred.
  • Knowledge of shipboard wiring and/or subsea systems (ROVs/AUVs) is preferred.

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.

  • Lift 20-50 pounds
  • Work in confined spaces , k neel, jump, run, work while l ying 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.