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Workshop Technician SkillBridge Intern

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Morgan City
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

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

Are you a military service member within or nearing your 180-day window for separation from active duty? If this is you, then Oceaneering has a unique opportunity to help kick-start the next chapter in your professional life. We are accepting applications for our very own DoD SkillBridge Internship Program, which is a cutting-edge initiative designed to link our nation's warfighters to the best employment opportunities available as soon as possible in their transition process.

In this internship with Oceaneering, you will:

  • Learn how your military experience translates into a rewarding civilian career.
  • Explore a career or industry you might want to pursue upon separation from active duty.
  • Earn real-world industry qualifications and certifications.
  • Build experience and competency in your trade/ profession with our team.
  • Expand your professional network of contacts.
  • Gain familiarity with corporate culture.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Through this program, Oceaneering is seeking a motivated SkillBridge Intern Workshop Technician to work and learn in our facility in Morgan City, LA, or Houma, LA. The SkillBridge Intern will learn to carry out maintenance and refurbishment activities on subsea and surface equipment systems and/ or associated tooling packages.

    The successful candidate will participate in a practical and systematic program of on-the-job training and related instruction to develop existing military technical experience. Internship can be 6 - 24 weeks long and will only commence within the last 180-days prior to discharge from active-duty service.

    Internship Schedule/ Hours

    Responsibility of Employer

    Responsibility of Intern

    Week 1

    40 hours

    Oceaneering Orientation

    Complete in-person orientation and Oceaneering Learning Management System (SUMTOTAL) courses for all new hires

    Week 2

    20 hours


    Introduction to subsea and surface equipment such as ROV systems, IWOCS, Workover Systems and Tooling packages

    Week 2

    8 hours


    Introduction to 5S and lean principles

    Week 2

    12 hours


    Introduction to industry HSE, maintenance, (mobilization, demobilization, periodic and in-storage) and refurbishment of company owned equipment

    Week 3

    40 hours


    Training in equipment maintenance systems to record details of all repairs and maintenance of company owned equipment

    Week 4

    40 hours


    Training in reparation and mobilization of ROV systems and/ or associated tooling packages

    Week 5

    40 hours


    Training risk assessments, JSEA, and QSHE initiatives for continuous improvement

    Week 6 - 24

    40 hours/ week up to 24 weeks depending on length of internship approved by command


    Appropriate OJT meant to build on all topics learned in previous weeks.


    • Must meet all eligibility requirements outlined in applicable DoD Instructions.
    • Official TAD/ TDY Orders to Oceaneering International, Inc. for the period of the internship.
    • Military technical school, or civilian technical trade school completion in either Mechatronics, Electronic, Electrical, Mechanical or Hydraulic Engineering.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).

      Additional Information


      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 MEDIUM work.

      • Lift 20-50 pounds
      • Work in confined spaces , k neel, jump, run, work while lying on stomach/back, crawl, and use repetitive movements of the arms and hands.
      • Identify color differences
      • Wear PPE for skin protection
        • Lift 10-25 pounds
        • Climb stairs/ladders, stand, balance, stoop, squat, reach, and lift/carry objects
        • Twist body, sit with back supported, head forward/flexed, head tilted/rotated, and work with arms extended overhead
        • Operate a motor vehicle
          • Lift up to 10 pounds
          • Wear PPE protection 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.

Keywords: Oceaneering International, Baton Rouge , Workshop Technician SkillBridge Intern, Engineering , Morgan City, Louisiana

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