Dive Equipment Technician
Location: Morgan City
Posted on: November 26, 2022
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.
Responsible for maintaining and repairing all equipment associated
with diving operations including but not limited to: dive
compressors, dive umbilical's, diving helmets, regulators,
hydraulic power units (HPU), dive control vans, deck chambers,
radios, video equipment, air and gas racks. Desirable but not
essential, able to maintain and repair saturation diving systems,
gas blending system, gas reclaim system, habitat control system,
bell launch and recovery system.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Possess a strong working knowledge of the equipment used in the
- Able to repair and maintain compressor systems.
- Possess an understanding of the operation and repair of A/C and
D/C voltage equipment.
- Be able to read and understand electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic
and mechanical schematics.
- Must be capable of conducting maintenance operations in a safe
and efficient manner.
- Knowledge of emergency and safety procedures.
- Knowledge of proper operation and use of all equipment related
to air diving, including decompression chambers.
- Knowledge of air/gas/saturation diving procedures and
techniques including JSEAs.
- Must show discretion, good judgment, organizational or
management ability, initiative, and the ability to work
- Perform maintenance/repairs on equipment offshore and in the
- Service diving hats / helmets.
- Maintain/repair electronics.
- Maintain/repair hydraulics.
- Maintain/repair mechanics.
- Use test equipment, calibrate and align equipment, and perform
general housekeeping and corrosion control.
- Establish and maintain parts and supplies associated with all
- Work in the diving yard when not working offshore.
- This position has no supervisory responsibilties.
- At least 12 months training or experience in mechanical,
hydraulic and electrical training.
- Must be able to obtain a valid Passport and Transportation
Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).
- High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED),
- Certified Kirby Morgan diving hat technician.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
- Knowledge of appropriate steps to analytical problem
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working
- Ability to work in a team environment, remaining attentive to
ideas, recognizing responsibilities, and actively participating
with others to accomplish assignments and achieve desired
- 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.
This position is considered OFFSHORE WORK which is characterized as
- Outdoors and indoors, day and night, as well as over/near
- Requires working on or near moving equipment and vibrating
- 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.
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
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
- 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
- Twist, sit with back supported, head forward/flexed, head
- 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.
As COVID-19 continues to significantly impact employees,
workplaces, families and communities, many of Oceaneering's clients
are requiring that all individuals working at their sites be fully
vaccinated against the coronavirus, including employees of
Oceaneering and other contractors. Accordingly, only individuals
who are, or are willing to be, fully vaccinated before their start
date are eligible for this position. Any applicant selected for
this position will be required to prove that they are fully
vaccinated prior to their start date.
Keywords: Oceaneering, Baton Rouge , Dive Equipment Technician, Professions , Morgan City, Louisiana
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