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Apprentice-Outside Machinist

Company: Oceaneering
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Company ProfileOceaneering 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 and click on Products & Services, then click Marine Services Division (MSD).Position SummaryThe work as an apprentice is a practical way of learning a skilled trade through a structured systematic program of on-the-job training AND related instruction to supplement the on-the-job experience.The Program requires a minimum of 2000 hours of on-the-job work experience and recommended minimum of 144 hours of related instruction for each year of apprenticeship.The Apprentice Program takes four years to complete. Duties & ResponsibilitiesESSENTIALLearning and conducting the repair, modification or overhaul various types of equipment or systems. You will assist in the set up and operation of portable machining tools or equipment. This job may involve heavy lifting, frequent stooping or bending and possible working assignments in overhead structures, confined spaces or beneath machinery. You must demonstrate the ability to learn and perform equipment modifications (TEMPALTs, SHIPALTs, etc.) in accordance with drawing requirements. You must develop a working knowledge of shipboard mechanical systems (repair/installation practices, procedures, alignments and troubleshooting) and blueprint reading. You must learn and demonstrate the ability to perform job functions under the direct supervision of a Mentor or Senior Craftsman.You must develop a high level of critical thinking with reading comprehension. Travel and/or overtime may be required.QualificationsREQUIREDBe at least 18 years of ageHave a high school education (advanced math or vocational/technical skills are a plus)Be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the jobBe able to obtain a Security ClearanceTake the Virginia Placement Test and have those result for the job interviewTake a knowledge and practical skills test prior to the job interviewPromote safety and quality workmanship as core ethics of everything you doAttend class and be on timeMaintain a cumulative "B" average in your college classesObserve good "housekeeping" habitsAbility to follow verbal and written instructionsAdditional InformationWORKING CONDITIONSThis position is considered PRODUCTION/OUTDOOR WORK which is characterized as follows.The shipyard/base/manufacturing work environment; the site may contain mobility barriers with uneven ground level and obstructed pathways.Climatic and environmental conditions at the job site will be indoor/outdoor climate with various temperatures and noise levels caused by tools, machinery, equipment, and etc.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 MEDIUM work.OCCASIOINALLift 20-50 pounds Work in confined spaces, kneel, jump, run, work while lying on stomach/back, crawl, and use repetitive movements of the arms and hands. Identify color differencesWear PPE for skin protectionFREQUENTLift 10-25 pounds Climb stairs/ladders, stand, balance, stoop, squat, reach, and lift/carry objectsTwist body, sit with back supported, head forward/flexed, head tilted/rotated, and work with arms extended overheadOperate a motor vehicleCONSTANTLift up to 10 pounds Wear PPE protection for body, vision, and hearing protectionEqual Opportunity EmployerAll 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, Chesapeake , Apprentice-Outside Machinist, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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