Oceaneering Marine Pipefitter II, III & Specialist in Chesapeake, Virginia

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.

The Advanced Technologies (ADTECH) group of Oceaneering is 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 full life cycle maintenance services in support of submarines and Deep Submergence Systems. In support of our space program, ADTECH is developing the next generation space suit for NASA, is responsible for astronaut tools for ExtraVehicular Activity, and provides robotic and spacecraft life support systems. ADTECH is also a leader in design, build, and installation of theme park entertainment ride systems, show action equipment, and control systems hardware and software.

ADTECH’s business areas are: Oceaneering Technologies, Marine Services Division, Oceaneering Space Systems, Oceaneering Entertainment Systems and Manufacturing. All business areas of ADTECH are ISO 9001 certified.

Position Summary

Read and interpret blueprints and sketches to repair, modify, install and dismantle various pipes and fittings associated with shipboard hydraulic, pneumatic and water systems. 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.

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

Duties & Responsibilities

Reports directly to the Supervisor in the performance of his/her responsibilities. In the absence of the Supervisor, he/she will report to an individual designated by the Supervisor. These responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Strict adherence to corporate, federal, state and local safety regulations prior to setting up or operating any machinery. In sure 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.

Qualifications

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

Level-I Qualifications: Requires constant supervision/oversight and has knowledge of the trade qualifications and performs as an entry level Pipefitter. Must be able to understand and perform the basic set up, alignment, and operation of various portable tools and hand tools used in the trade. Basic knowledge and understanding of shipboard piping systems (repair/ installation practices, procedures, pipe bending, alignments and troubleshooting) and blue print reading.

Level-II Qualifications: Requires limited supervision/oversight and is familiar with the trade qualifications and can perform most tasks required as a Pipefitter. Must be able to understand and perform the basic set up, alignment, and operation of various portable tools and hand tools used in the trade. Knowledge and understanding of shipboard piping systems (repair/ installation practices, procedures, pipe bending, alignments and troubleshooting) and blue print reading. Layout material prior to performing basic pipe bending operations as per Technical Work Documents.

Level-III Qualifications: Requires no supervision/oversight, has experience in the trade qualifications, and can perform all work required as a Pipefitter and will provide mentoring to junior craftsman. Must be able to understand and perform the set up, alignment, and operation of most portable tools and hand tools used in the trade. In depth knowledge and understanding of most shipboard piping systems (repair/ installation practices, procedures, pipe bending, alignments and troubleshooting) and blue print reading. Layout material prior to performing pipe bending operations and machine parts to achieve proper joint design as per Technical Work Documents. Fabricate and install fixtures, jigs, supports and targets to ensure proper alignment during the welding process. Produces quality piping assemblies and is proficient in brazing.

Specialist Qualifications: Requires no supervision and excels in all qualifications, is an expert in all tasks required as a Pipefitter and will provide mentoring to junior craftsman. Must be able to understand and perform the set up, alignment, and operation of all portable tools and hand tools used in the trade. Expert knowledge and understanding of all shipboard piping systems (repair/ installation practices, procedures, pipe bending, alignments and troubleshooting) and blue print reading. Layout material prior to performing complex pipe bending operations and machine parts to achieve proper joint design as per Technical Work Documents. Fabricate and install complex fixtures, jigs, supports and targets to ensure proper alignment during the welding process. Produces quality piping assemblies, in difficult or adverse conditions and is proficient in brazing.

Additional Specialized Qualifications/Experience: Deep Submergence Systems (SOC MCD A, B, and C), SUBSAFE Qualification.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As set forth more fully in the Company's Equal Employment Opportunity Statement, Oceaneering is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Title: Marine Pipefitter II, III & Specialist

Location: Chesapeake, Virginia

Job ID: 11857

Regular/Temporary: Regular