Company: Oceaneering
Skills: QA / QC / Inspection
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: United Kingdom

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.

Duties & Responsibilities


To act as the main focal point offshore and responsible for the co-ordination of all inspection activities. To ensure that plant and equipment is certified in accordance with Oceaneering and Client codes of practice, strategies and legislation with feedback of results to the client.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Support the Line Manager (LM) and/ or Senior Inspection Engineer (SIE) in delivery of Oceaneering work scope as defined in the contract with the client.
  • Functionally report to the Offshore Installation Manager for the provision and co-ordination of all Inspection Services. Maintain close liaison with the platform personnel to ensure activities such as equipment scheduling, planning, availability etc. are implemented.
  • Assist in all strategy reviews and in the development of inspection programmes. Where necessary input to detailed plans, programmes, work scopes and carry out pre-surveys of equipment.
  • Undertake all agreed offshore inspections within the limitations of the Oceaneering issued Letter of Authority (LoA), ensuring they are implemented and completed as scheduled.
  • Supervise Oceaneering personnel and third parties whilst offshore. Ensure the contractor understands the work scope, associated risks and the work is completed and reported as specified in the work scope. Carry out briefings/Tool Box Talks to all Inspection/ NDT Personnel.
  • Issue inspection reports (include interim ones as required) within the time period as stated in the procedure. Use approved forms/ templates for items inspected ensuring condition, suitability for further service and observations are included plus supporting information such as NDT reports.
  • Update inspection database (e.g. ACET) and maintenance management systems (e.g. Maximo, SAP) with inspection activities.
  • Review and where applicable sign acceptance of inspection reports completed by NDT technicians or Third parties.
  • Assess defects or anomalies found, ensuring use of the Oceaneering or client anomaly process e.g. IQRO procedure
  • Provide remedial recommendations as required and inspect the subsequent repair work for acceptance.
  • Attend meetings and reviews as appropriate e.g. Shutdown, IQRO, planning, safety and hazard risk assessment etc.
  • Maintain assigned Logs or Registers up-to-date and in accordance with Oceaneering/client procedures.
  • Issue status reports as required e.g. daily/ weekly/ handover, etc.
  • Provide support as required to audits e.g. verification, client, internal, etc.

  • The list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake tasks that may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post
  • Assist with any other duties as and when required
  • Undertake specific projects as instructed by management

  • Ensure that the Safety policies and procedures are understood and adhered to so far as is reasonably practicable in order to ensure a safe working environment
  • Promote a strong HSE culture at all times
  • Ensure that personnel identify with and achieve, the necessary Health and Safety performance standards associated with the relative risks to personnel and plant in their environment and daily work
  • Ensure that business and HSE risk implications of integrity issues are clearly identified and assessed for consideration within the Oceaneering Integrity Management Team and communicated to the Client

  • Carry out work in accordance with the Company Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems.
  • Perform the assigned tasks with due diligence regarding the Integrated Management Systems on the Company.
  • Eliminate waste of whatever form, to suggest the use of more environmentally friendly substances and practices and contribute to the continuous improvement of the environment.

Supervisory Responsibilities
  • According to organisation chart, this position has no direct supervisory responsibilities. However will be the focal point for all NDT and third parties on the ETAP platform. Also, frequent supervision of NDT technicians and 3rd party vendors will be required.

Reporting Relationship
  • Reports to Project Manager
  • Daily communication with Senior Inspection Engineer



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications and Training

Cat 3:
  • ONC in Mechanical Eng or NVQ Level 3 (such as in City & Guilds) (E).
  • Note: ONC in Fabrication & welding or other similar subject could be considered provided the individual has other qualification.
  • Alternatively, EngTech as defined by the Eng Council (or equivalent), through a suitable Engineering Institute (refer to RG2/ RG0 Category 3 decision workflow)
  • NDT certification (P) (in core techniques), if it is a specific client requirement
  • Offshore medical, annual eye test, BOSIET & MIST certification (E)
  • Confined Space Entry training (E

Cat 2:
  • Minimum HNC or NVQ Level 4 (such as in City & Guilds) in a suitable engineering or Physics subject (E) (Mechanical Engineering (P)).
  • Note: HNC in Fabrication & welding or other similar subject could be considered provided the individual has other qualification. Alternatively, IEng as defined by the Eng Council (or equivalent) through a suitable Engineering Institute (refer to RG2/ RG0 Category 2 decision workflow). Overseas qualifications will have to be demonstrated as equivalent.
  • ASME or CSWIP Plant Inspector Level 1 & 2 (P). For Overseas contracts: API 570 & 510 may be a specific client requirement.
  • NDT certification (P) (in core techniques), if it is a specific client requirement
  • Offshore medical, annual eye test, BOSIET & MIST certification (E)
  • Confined Space Entry training (E)

  • Essential: Significant experience in the field of plant and equipment inspection


  • "Hands on" visual inspection experience of different plant & equipment. This should primarily be "in service"
  • Experience which covers planning, MMSs, Inspection storage databases/systems (such as ACET), inspection workpacks/scopes and dealing with anomalies.
  • Knowledge of legislation, codes/standards, materials, plant operations & processes, damage mechanisms, coatings and NDT techniques (both conventional & specialist).
  • Must be familiar with QA/QC systems/procedures and NDT techniques
  • Microsoft Office

  • Construction & fabrication inspection experience. Knowledge of RBA and WSEs (or equivalent)
  • Must be able to demonstrate working knowledge of design, manufacture, metallurgy, welding, codes, standards, risk assessments and legislation associated with the in-service inspection of plant and equipment
  • ACET or equivalent

Required Skills and Aptitudes
  • Ability to manage or coordinate NDT techs or Third parties
  • Good client or support contractor relationship skills at various levels of seniority or diverse cultures
  • Good communicator both written and verbal

Essential Job Functions
  • Specific vision abilities for this job are required (all those who carry out field works should have this Validated by undergoing an annual eye test.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Ensures that important information from management is shared with employees and others as appropriate
  • Gives and receives constructive feedback
  • Ensures that others involved in a project or effort are kept informed about developments and plans
  • Ensures that regular consistent communication takes place within area of responsibility

Client relationship:
  • Ensures that important information is shared with clients as appropriate
  • Ensure that regular communication takes place with the client

Working Conditions

This position is considered OFFSHORE WORK which is characterized as follows.
  • Almost exclusively outdoors during the day and occasionally at night
  • Regular exposure to airborne dust in the work place
  • Work surface is on an offshore platform

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.

Closing Statement

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to advance in an international company. To apply, click 'Apply Now'.

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.