Oceaneering Dive Technician in Morgan City, Louisiana

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.

Position Summary

Maintains and repairs all mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and ancillary equipment associated with Saturation Diving and Surface Diving activities.

Duties & Responsibilities


Maintains, repairs, troubleshoots and operates:

  • Divers Gas Distribution Panels.
  • Hydraulic power units, pumps and circuits.
  • Compressors, gas transfer equipment and gas regulation devices.
  • Surface Diving Life Support Equipment.
  • Saturation Diving Life Support Equipment.
  • Environmental Control Units.
  • Electrical Power Distribution Systems.
  • Wet Bell and Dive Basket Launch and Recovery Systems.
  • Saturation Bell Launch and Recovery Systems.
  • Gas reclaim equipment.
  • Divers helmets and Secondary Life Support Systems.
  • All system interconnects.
  • Works closely with the Equipment Group with maintaining Classification and Compliance standards on all Diving Equipment.
  • Works closely with the Equipment Group on the Mobilization/De-mobilization of all Diving Equipment.
  • Compiles and updates maintenance and service logs on all Diving Equipment.
  • Provides written daily equipment status reports to the Diving Supervisor.
  • Represents the Diving Equipment Manager, while assigned offshore, on all matters pertaining to the proper Operation, Maintenance and Care of all diving equipment on-site.
  • Generates requests for repair parts, spare parts, and general system inventory.



  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience with Saturation or Surface Diving Equipment.
  • Previous offshore experience.
  • Must be able to obtain a valid Passport and Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).


  • IMCA certification.
  • DMT/EMT certification.
  • Strong Electrical, Mechanical or Hydraulic Background

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Knowledge of appropriate steps to analytical problem solving.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, remaining attentive to ideas, recognizing responsibilities, and actively participating with others to accomplish assignments and achieve desired goals.
  • Treats others fairly and with respect.
  • Knowledge of department's policies, rules, regulations, business goals, vision, organizational structure, culture, philosophy, operating principles and values, etc.
  • Ability to establish and maintain project priorities.
  • Seeks out new learning experiences.
  • Identifies what needs to be done and takes action before being asked or required.

Working Conditions

This position is considered OFFSHORE WORK which is characterized as follows.

  • Outdoors and indoors, day and night, as well as over/near water.
  • Requires working on or near moving equipment and vibrating equipment.
  • Frequently the humidity is above 90%, noise is over 85 decibels and the light is intense/glare.
  • Potential exposure to open fire/flames/sparks.
  • Constant exposure to airborne dust, fumes, and gases.
  • Work surface is stable, height is elevated.

Physical Activity/Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is considered HEAVY work.


  • Lift 50-100 pounds
  • Work in confined spaces, kneel, jump, run, work while lying on his stomach/back, crawl, and use repetitive movements of the arms and hands.
  • Differentiate between colors
  • Wear PPE for skin protection.
  • Eye protection.
  • Steel/safety toed shoes/boots


  • Lift 25-50 pounds
  • Wear PPE for head, hands
  • Climb stairs/ladders, stand, balance, stoop, squat, reach, and lift/carry objects.
  • Twist, sit with back supported, head forward/flexed, head tilted/rotated
  • Work with arms extended below the waist, unsupported, elbows flexed, wrist supported and unsupported.
  • Operate a motor vehicle


  • Lift 10-20 pounds
  • Standing and walking
  • Wear PPE for body, vision, and hearing protection

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: Dive Technician

Location: Morgan City, Louisiana

Job ID: 12957

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time