Oceaneering Operations Support Technician in Melbourne, Australia

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a leading provider of essential services and technologies to the international Oil and Gas industry. We have a worldwide reputation for innovative, safe and environmentally-friendly solutions to key exploration and production challenges. 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.

Position Summary

We are currently seeking an Operations Support Technician to join our offshore inspection program, based in Sale. This position will provide report writing and QA/QC support to our offshore operations. On the job training to be provided.

Duties & Responsibilities

Accountabilities will include:

  • Ensuring that Oceaneering's HSE Management System and expectations are fully implemented with Regional Operations and compliant with local regulations
  • Coordinating and maintaining the in-house competency program by completing/administering technical field audits, visual acuity checks and Company Signatory Approvals
  • Maintaining the Training Matrix and ensuring compliance
  • Controlling test samples
  • Providing assistance and technical support to base and field technicians
  • Assisting the line management in facilitating the implementation of corrective actions and continual improvement projects
  • Reviewing understanding of NATA requirements
  • Completing purchasing requisitions and monitoring delivery status with SCM in order to ensure efficiency for relevant sites
  • Participating in logistics operations such as:
  • Load outs
  • Backloads
  • Warehousing
  • Inventory duties
  • Arranging and tracking the logistics of inspection equipment to and from facilities
  • Travelling to sites both within Australia and offshore
  • Assisting workshop personnel with routine and scheduled maintenance of equipment, including conducting stocktakes of consumable products

Qualifications and Training:

  • Relevant state Radiation licence (desirable)
  • ISO 9712 Level II Magnetic Particle (MT) or equivalent (desirable)
  • ISO 97012 Level II Liquid Penetrant (PT) (desirable):
  • Radiographic Testing (RT)
  • Ultrasonic Testing desirable (UT)


  • QA/QC Inspection, technical writing, isometric drawing interpretation and Non Destructive Testing experience favourable
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience conducting testing in the relevant disciplines and may have held previous certification (desirable)
  • Have a general knowledge of other NDT methods, product manufacturing and inspection technology used by the company performing NDT
  • Experience in working as part of a team and being able to take on directives
  • Experience in the Oil & Gas industry

Required Skills and Aptitudes:¿

  • MS Office and Radiography software experience highly regarded
  • Sound computer skills
  • Knowledge of the Oil & Gas Industry including related Legislation, Acts and Regulations, Industry Standards and Codes
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables
  • Willingness and ability to be proactive and forward thinking
  • Knowledge of NATA requirements
  • Ability to maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks/environment
  • Knowledge of safety standards (e.g. Step Back 5x5, JSEA, HSEQ systems etc.)

Closing Statement

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to advance in an international company. Applicants must have Australian Work Rights.

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Job Title: Operations Support Technician

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Job ID: 12785

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time