Oceaneering Shipfitter in Chesapeake, Virginia

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.

Our Marine Services Division has more than 30 years experience in providing full-service ship repair capabilities for the US Naval Vessels including submarines, surface ships and crafts and deep submergence systems. Operating from state-of-the-art facilities in Chesapeake, Virginia, we are certified in Submarine Safety (SUBSAFE) and Deep Submergence System Scope of Certification (DSS-DOC) repair activities, and specialize in the design, repair, maintenance, modification, and installation of hull, mechanical and electrical (HM&E;) systems.

*For more information please go to *www.oceaneering.com and click on Products & Services, then click Marine Services Division (MSD).

Position Summary

Who You Are

  • Strong & Agile – You are active and athletic, especially outdoors and in precarious locations.
  • Realistic — You excel at work that includes practical, hands-on skill and problem solving.
  • Conventional — You appreciate being provided set procedures and routines and working with data and details more than with ideas.
  • Traveler – You need a constant change of scenery; willing and able to pick up and go when duty calls.

What You Will be Doing

Traveling all over to work with some of the best Shipfitters in the industry providing services repairing, modifying and installing and dismantling various shipboard hulls, bulkheads or decks. You will be designing and fabricating complex fixtures and jigs. This role Involves heavy lifting, frequent stooping, 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 are essential. The willingness and ability to work frequent overtime and travel for work are a condition of employment.

Security Clearance

  • Must have a Secret Security Clearance issued by the U.S. Department of Defense.
  • Applicant will be subject to periodic security investigations 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.

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).

Qualifications

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.

Level-I Qualifications: Requires constant supervision/oversight and has knowledge of the trade qualifications and performs as an entry level Shipfitter. 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 including plasma cutting machines and oxy/fuel torches.

Level-II Qualifications: Requires limited supervision/oversight and is familiar with the trade qualifications and can perform most tasks required as a Shipfitter. 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 including plasma cutting machines and oxy/fuel torches. Basic knowledge of the following: shipboard plate (hull, deck, bulkhead) systems (repair/installation practices, procedures, alignments and material requirements), blue print reading and interpretation, MILSPEC and SUBSAFE requirements.

Level-III Qualifications: Requires no supervision/oversight, has experience in the trade qualifications, and can perform all work required as a Shipfitter and will provide mentoring to junior craftsman. Must be able to understand and perform the set up, alignment, and operation of various portable tools and hand tools used in the trade including plasma cutting machines and oxy/fuel torches. In depth working knowledge of the following: shipboard plate (hull, deck, bulkhead) systems (repair/installation practices, procedures, alignments and material requirements), blue print reading and interpretation, MILSPEC and SUBSAFE requirements. Ability to fabricate and install components as directed by Technical Work documents.

Specialist Qualifications: Requires no supervision and excels in all qualifications, is an expert in all tasks required as a Shipfitter 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 including plasma cutting machines and oxy/fuel torches. Expert in the following: shipboard plate (hull, deck, bulkhead) systems (repair/installation practices, procedures, alignments and material requirements), blue print reading and interpretation, MILSPEC and SUBSAFE requirements. Ability to fabricate and install complex components as directed by Technical Work documents. Produces quality fit-ups in difficult or adverse conditions.

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

Citizenship:

Oceaneering Marine Services Division can only hire “US Citizens” who are not dual citizens of any other country to work at its’ facilities. You can verify your citizenship with the Self-Check through E-Verify (uscis.gov), if available in your state of residence.

* **Employee must provide his/her own personally owned and controlled hand tools for use in daily tasks. A tool list will be provided in new hire orientation.

Additional Information

BENEFITS:

Oceaneering offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, work-life balance, and tailored career development programs that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick Leave & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Complimentary Basic Life & AD&D;
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Program Performance Reviews & Advancement Opportunities
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & So Much More!

$2,000 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR CLEARED SHIPFITTERS WILLING TO TRAVEL

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.

Job Title: Shipfitter

Location: Chesapeake, Virginia

Job ID: 12887

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time