Oceaneering Machinist in Clear Lake, Texas

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.

_The Advanced Technologies (ADTECH) group of Oceaneering is recognized as an industry leader in enabling humans to work safely and effectively in harsh environments ranging from the depths of the sea to the outer reaches of space. ADTECH specializes in the support of manned systems and the development and application of practical, cost-effective robotic systems in multiple industries.

ADTECH designs, builds, and operates unique underwater systems for the US Navy and provides life cycle maintenance services for Submarines and Deep Submergence Systems. ADTECH is developing the next generation space suit for NASA and provides robotic and spacecraft life support systems. ADTECH is also an award winning leader in design, build, and installation of theme park entertainment ride systems and provides intra-logistic solutions using AGV systems.

ADTECH's business areas are: Oceaneering Technologies, Marine Services Division, Oceaneering Space Systems, Oceaneering Entertainment Systems, Frog AGV Systems, and ADTECH Manufacturing Group._

For more information please go to www.oceaneering.com and click on Products & Services, then click on Non-Oilfield, then click on Naval and Marine Services.

Position Summary

Working under supervision this individual is responsible for the activities in the Machine Shop, consisting of a variety of tasks of considerable complexity which require the manufacture of parts and components to extremely close tolerances.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Makes all set-ups and operates all machine tools to fabricate parts per Engineering drawings or sketches.

  • Applies knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, machinability of materials, machine shop procedures, and has good knowledge in the use of edge finders, indicators, etc.

  • Studies specification, such as blueprints and sketches to determine dimensions and tolerances of piece to be machined, sequence of operations, tooling and materials and machines required.Establishes most efficient machining procedure to build the hardware.

  • Verifies conformance of work piece to specification prior to turning in work, using calipers, micrometers, and various other inspection equipment (must have his/her own tools).

  • Performs machine maintenance and is responsible for keeping work are clean and reporting safety issues to lead.

  • Programs, set-up and operates Hurco CNC lathe and/or CNC Mills.


  • Uses hand tools to assemble parts when necessary.

  • Generates complete CNC machine documentation.

  • Inputs part data into machine tool computers from Engineering drawings and sketches to produce finished hardware.

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • 4 plus year’s experience in close tolerance machining environment.

  • Completion of a 2-4 year apprenticeship/technical program plus 1-2 years of experience may be acceptable.

  • The ability to read blueprints and/or drawings and an understanding of GD&T.;

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.

Job ID: 14171

Location: Clear Lake, Texas

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular