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Oceaneering Level I E/C Technician in Lafayette, Louisiana

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Job ID15234 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

Inspects offshore structures, vessels and pipelines, and their appurtenances, for conformance to specifications, using fixed or preset measuring instruments: Travels offshore on vessels and in aircraft. Examines materials or products for anomalies, damage, or defects, such as cracks, pits, incomplete welds, holes, dents, excessive corrosion, etc and coating conditions.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works with diving contractors or individuals to perform various inspections and surveys of offshore structures, vessels and pipelines.

  • Performs cathodic protection surveys of offshore structures, vessels and pipelines.

  • Uses cameras, videos and written documentation techniques to inspect and survey offshore structures, vessels and pipelines.

  • Uses and maintains various types of inspection equipment.

  • Performs inspection report generation via computer using various software applications.

  • Instructs and trains other personnel as needed and experience permits.

  • Continuously learns and improves office and computer skills.


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

  • Two (2) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • 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 HEAVY work.


  • Lifts 50-100 pounds.

  • Works in confined spaces, kneels, jumps, runs, 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.

  • Steel/safety toed shoes/boots.


  • 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.

  • Operates a motor vehicle.


  • Lifts 10-20 pounds.

  • Standing and walking.

  • Wears PPE 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.

How To Apply

Regular full-time employees who apply will be considered along with external candidates. Employees with less than six months with their current position are not eligible to apply for job postings. Please discuss your interest in the position with your current manager/supervisor prior to submitting your completed application. It is highly recommended to apply through the PeopleSoft or Oceanet portals.