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Oceaneering Rigger III, Specialist in Chesapeake, Virginia

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Job ID15267 LocationChesapeake, Virginia

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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.

Our Marine Services Division has more than 30 years experience in providing full-service ship repair capabilities for the US Naval Vessels including submarines, surface ships and crafts and deep submergence systems. Operating from state-of-the-art facilities in Chesapeake, Virginia, we are certified in Submarine Safety (SUBSAFE) and Deep Submergence System Scope of Certification (DSS-DOC) repair activities, and specialize in the design, repair, maintenance, modification, and installation of hull, mechanical and electrical (HM&E) systems.

For more information please go to www.oceaneering.com and click on Products & Services, then click Marine Services Division (MSD).

Position Summary

Leads/performs rigging operations shipboard working within repair teams under the supervision of a multi disciplined trade supervisor.

Duties & Responsibilities

Will safely lead and or perform rigging operations directly or indirectly associated with removal, installation, repair and or construction of major shipboard components. Has the skill and ability to direct other trade personnel to perform these operations under their guidance. This person will also be assigned secondary trade jobs within the team when not functioning within the rigging discipline.


  • High school/GED with technical school apprenticeship diploma and additional administrative vocational courses, or high school/GED.

  • Minimum ten years working shipboard within the repair or new construction shipbuilding industry.

  • Has proficient knowledge and practiced skilled work with the General Safe Rigging Practices in accordance with 29CFR 1910.184 and 1915.114-18.

  • Has a highly developed knowledge of Safe Working Load (SWL) Load Angle Factor (LAF).

  • Center of Gravity (CG) Sling and Handling Gear Use and Inspection Use of Various Types of Beam Clamps and Other Attachment Points Proper use of Chain Falls and Come-A-Longs.

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.