Oceaneering Shipfitter in Bremerton, Washington

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deepwater applications. Through the use of its applied technology expertise, Oceaneering also serves the defense, entertainment, and aerospace industries. Oceaneering’s business offerings include remotely operated vehicles, built-to-order specialty subsea hardware, deepwater intervention and manned diving services, non-destructive testing and inspection, and engineering and project management.

Security Clearance

  • Must have or be able to obtain a Security Clearance issued by the U.S. government.
  • Applicant will be subject to a security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain a security clearance issued by the US Government. In addition to the security clearance, this position may require an additional background screening for base access.
  • Please, visit this link to determine if you would be eligable for a clearance: https://www.clearancejobs.com/securityclearancefaq.pdf

Position Summary

Repair, modify, install and dismantle various shipboard hulls, bulkheads or decks. Design and fabricate complex fixtures and jigs. Involves heavy lifting, frequent stooping or bending and possible working assignments in overhead structures, confined spaces or beneath machinery. Strict adherence to safety, quality standards, good housekeeping habits, high level of critical thinking/reading comprehension, and frequent travel/overtime are required.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Strict adherence to corporate, federal, state and local safety regulations prior to setting up or operating any machinery.
  • Ensure that all OII Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) are worn and that all damaged PPE is discarded.
  • Read and understand OII PPE Policy.
  • Read and interpret blueprints to plan setup and operation of the machine shop equipment prior to commencing the operation.
  • Layout material prior to performing machining operations to prevent possible errors.
  • Machine parts to close tolerances ensuring finish requirements of the drawings are achieved.
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices, turning off machines when not in use, disposing of waste properly, sweeping the area, etc.
  • Assist the Facilities Supervisor, as directed by your Supervisor, for conducting preventive and corrective maintenance.
  • Ensure all tools listed on the “Production Required Tools List” are available for use within two weeks of your employment at OII.
  • Qualify as a Shipfitter in accordance with OII Process Instructions (PI-022).
  • Issue that all requirements of the OII Quality Assurance Manual are followed when invoked by Task Group Instructions (TGI), Process Instructions (PI) and/or other guidance given by management.
  • Follow detailed repair procedures and instructions (e.g.; QA packages steps, RECs, CWPs, FWPs, TGIs etc.) required completing the production operations.
  • Prepare Condition Reports to document unsatisfactory condition(s) identified during the production operation (i.e.; repair, modification, etc.).
  • Coordinating the efforts of other trades during an installation, modification or repair operation.
  • Read and understand basic terminology, blueprints, drawings and schematics to plan installation, modification or repair prior to commencing the process.
  • Materials are costly and the possibility of damage or spoilage is high without proper preparation.
  • Fabricate and install fixtures, jigs, supports and targets to ensure proper alignment during welding processes.
  • Determine fit-up requirements for a wide range of piping joints/systems in accordance with required technical drawings, manuals and instructions.
  • Install complex deck, hull and bulkhead systems IAW required technical drawings, manuals and instructions.
  • Design, fabricate and install complex fixtures, jigs and targets to ensure proper alignment during welding/ brazing procedures.
  • Determine size and material requirements for system modification or installation; particularly, high pressure, Level I and SUBSAFE systems.
  • Ensure and assume responsibility for Level I and SUBSAFE material controls in accordance with Process Instruction (PI-008).


High School/GED with Apprenticeship Diploma and additional vocational courses or technical school graduate; and/or military and/or civilian experience with Shipfitting practices in a repair department or shipyard. Must have the ability to obtain government base access. Knowledge and practical skills tests required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors.

Job Title: Shipfitter

Location: Bremerton, Washington

Job ID: 12170

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time