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Oceaneering 1600 Ton Survey Vessel Captain in Morgan City, Louisiana

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Job ID14930 LocationMorgan City, Louisiana

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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.

Position Summary

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

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Ensure safe and efficient operation of the vessel to transport passengers, freight, and other cargo across oceans, lakes, bays, and inter coastal waters.

  • 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.

  • Implement policies and procedures.

  • Maintain records of daily activities, prepare progress reports, and personnel reports.

  • Maintain regulatory requirements.

  • Utilize navigational aids, such as lights, lighthouses, and buoys to avoid reefs, outlying shoals, and other 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 signaling devices, such as: the ship's whistle, flashing lights, flags, and radio.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position has supervisory responsibilties.



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

  • 2-3 years minimum offshore supply vessel (OSV) experience.

  • Vessel experience in the Gulf of Mexico within the oil and gas industry is preferred.

  • Survey vessel experience is a plus

  • Knowledge of SMS shipboard procedures.

  • Merchant Mariner’s Credential (Z-card).

  • Valid license with a minimum rating of 1600 Ton GRT

  • STCW-95 (Standard Training and Watch Keeping Certification).

  • GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) Radio Operator’s License.

  • SafeGulf experience.

  • Valid Driver’s License.

  • Valid TWIC card.

  • Valid Passport


  • Vocational Training is preferred

  • 4-point anchor handling experience helpful.

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.