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Oceaneering Dispatcher in Lafayette, Louisiana

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Job ID15110 LocationLafayette, Louisiana

Full/Part TimeFull-Time Regular/TemporaryRegular

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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

Operates and answers multiline phone 24/7 and directs callers to appropriate personnel.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Answers multiline phone 12 hours a day, 7 days a week while on shift.

  • Logs in all calls (incoming/outgoing), maintains information on each call and crews.

  • Dispatches calls to offshore sites, clients, ops mgrs., logistics, and on call personnel.

  • Relays work orders, messages, and information to appropriate personnel.

  • Prepares a report on all activities occurring on their shifts for their relief.

  • Monitors security cameras for the facility grounds.

  • Coordinates hot shots for logistic needs (personal/equipment).

  • Runs work related errands for the company as needed.

  • Cleans and maintains inside of company vehicles.

  • Assigns, documents, and tracks assigned company vehicles and equipment.

  • Complete vechicle readinee checklist on all company vechicles.

  • Keeps building stocked with supplies, (coffee, paper for copiers).

  • Assists cleaning crew and making sure the building is maintained.

  • Assist electronic shop in making cables and restocking kits.

  • Performs other duties and tasks as needed.


  • Loads gear for jobs when necessary.

  • Gathers supply list for jobs when necessary.


  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED).

  • One (1) year related switchboard experience.

  • Able to work 12 hours and rotating schedule (nights, weekends, holidays).

  • Valid US driver's license.

  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Basic electronic and soldering Iron skills.

  • Able to operate a forklift and maintain company certification.

  • Must be able to acquire a TWIC card.


  • Two (2) to Four (4) years related switchboard experience preferred.

  • CISCO IP Phone experience

  • Oracle (PeopleSoft) experience a plus.

    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.

Additional Information

This position is considered SHOP/INDOORS which is characterized as follows:

  • Primarily indoors during the day and occasionally at night.

  • Frequently working on or near moving equipment and vibrating equipment.

  • Humidity is frequently above 90%.

  • Noise is over 85 decibels.

  • Light is intense/glare.

  • Occasional exposure to open fire/flames/sparks.

  • Frequent exposure to airborne dust, fumes, and gases.

  • Work surface is stable.

  • Constant exposure to dust.

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 HEAVY work.


  • Lifts 50-100 pounds.

  • Works in confined spaces, kneels, jumps, runs, and works while lying on his stomach/back, crawls and uses repetitive movements of the arms and hands.

  • Differentiates between colors.

  • Wears PPE for skin protection.

  • Eye protection.


  • Lifts 25-50 pounds.

  • Wears PPE for head, hands.

  • Climbs stairs/ladders, stands, balances, stoops, squats, reaches, and lifts/carries objects.

  • Twists, sits with back supported, head forward/flexed, head tilted/rotated.

  • Works with arms extended below the waist, unsupported, elbows flexed, wrist supported and unsupported.


  • Lifts 10-20 pounds.

  • Stands and walks.

  • Wears PPE for body, vision, and hearing protection.

  • Operates a motor vehicle.

  • Steel/safety toed shoes/boots.

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.