Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Ships Mate / Officer
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Morgan City, Louisiana, 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.

Position Summary

Managing the crew of the vessel and ensuring their safety through implementation of policies and procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure safe and efficient navigation and operation of the vessel.
  • Direct or coordinate crew members or workers performing activities such as loading or unloading cargo, steering vessels, operating engines, or operating, maintaining, or repairing ship equipment.
  • Inspect vessel to ensure safety of crew, passengers, and environment.
  • Aid in the training and development of crew members as outlined in company policy and procedures.
  • Learn and Implement company and vessel policies and procedures.
  • Maintain records of daily activities, prepare progress reports, and personnel reports.
  • Maintain flag state and regulatory requirements.
  • Utilize navigational aids, such as radars, ECDIS, Radios, GPS, lights, buoys to avoid hazards to the vessel.
  • Remain fully informed and adhere to all relevant laws, regulations and directives affecting the operation of the vessel.
  • Compute positions, set courses, and determine speeds, using charts, area plotting sheets, compasses, sextants, and knowledge of local conditions
  • Coordinate activities of crewmembers that are responsible for operating safety equipment such as: the ship's life boats, FRC, anchor windless and radio.

  • This position has supervisory responsibilties.



For Unlimited Endorsements
  • Two (2) to three (3) years minimum Multi Service Vessel (MSV) experience.
  • Vessel experience within the Survey, Research and oil and gas industry.
  • Knowledge of Safety Management System "SMS" shipboard procedures.
  • Merchant Mariner's Credential. "Oceans"
  • License with a minimum rating of 10,000 ITC or Unlimited. (NO OSV Endorsement's)
  • STCW (Standard Training and Watch Keeping Certification).
  • ARPA
  • Radar
  • DPO Unlimited Certification.
  • GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) Radio Operator's License.
  • Safe Gulf experience.
  • HLO / HLO Fire
  • Valid Driver's License.
  • Valid TWIC card.
  • Valid Passport

For 1600 GRT/3000 ITC Endorsements
  • Two (2) to three (3) years minimum Multi Service Vessel (MSV) experience.
  • Vessel experience within the oil and gas industry.
  • Knowledge of SMS shipboard procedures.
  • Merchant Mariner's Credential.
  • License with a 1600 GRT/3000 ITC rating upon Oceans
  • STCW (Standard Training and Watch Keeping Certification).
  • DPO Unlimited Certification.
  • GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) Radio Operator's License.
  • ARPA
  • Safe Gulf experience.
  • Valid Driver's License.
  • Valid TWIC card.
  • Valid Passport

  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Vocational training.
  • DP II Experience.
  • OIM Endorsement.
  • Security clearance.

  • 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


This position is considered OFFSHORE WORK which is characterized as follows.
  • Outdoors and indoors, day and night, as well as over/near water.
  • Requires working on or near moving equipment and vibrating equipment.
  • Frequently the humidity is above 90%, noise is over 85 decibels, and the light is intense/glare.
  • Potential exposure to open fire/flames/sparks.
  • Constant exposure to airborne dust, fumes, and gases.
  • Work surface is stable, height is elevated.


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, kneel, jump, run, work while lying on stomach/back, crawl.

  • Lift 10-25 pounds.
  • Climb stairs/ladders, stand, balance, stoop, squat, reach, and lift/carry objects.

  • 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.