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Planner I, II

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: March 16, 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.

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, thenclick Marine Services Division (MSD).

Position Summary

Develops Task Group Instructions (TGIs) within the Production Engineering department to support various submarine maintenance availabilities. Requires experience with the preparation and review of technical material for publication in both paper and electronic formats. Documentation to develop includes (but is not limited to) TGIs, various required support enclosures, Objective Quality Evidence (OQE) and Reference Documents with Technical Variance Data (TVD). The daily use of technical manuals, equipment manuals, operating and maintenance instructions/manuals, database entry, parts lists, assembly instructions, reports, appendices. Use of the ATIS (Advanced Technical Information Support) software on a daily basis in the research for the TGI development.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Complete the planner qualification card Sections I, II, III to write Non-SUBSAFE and NON-SOC work (TGIs).
  • Research and develop technical work documents (TGIs) (Non-SUBSAFE) for the restoration/repair of various shipboard components through the review of applicable drawings and references.
  • Research and develop technical work documents (TGIs) (Non-SUBSAFE) with a minimum of structural or pipe welding through the review of applicable drawings and references.
  • Proper use & familiarity with the UIPIs, Navy Standard Items, OII-MSD Submarine & Deep Submergence Systems Quality Assurance Manual, OII-MSD Process Instructions as defined by OII-MSD PI Training Matrix with emphasis on PI-012, 021, 024, 025, 026, 059 & 064.
  • Conduct all necessary research, to include reading source material, using the ATIS application software, working with other subject matter experts (SMEs).
  • Print all available drawings/references in ATIS that are applicable to the task for inclusion in the work package for on-site use. In addition, obtain applicable ASW/CS Test Procedures and specifications/standards for inclusion in the package.
  • Read, understand and interpret blueprints, drawings, schematics and specifications to determine the requirements for the tasks assigned.
  • Review and maintain the master database of TGIs on electronic media for task assignment and TGI status updates for configuration management in accordance with published procedures.
  • Strong research abilities using WWW search engines, databases, ATIS, and other available resources.
  • Understand all of the phases in the process of developing/issuing a TGI from the assignment, development, review, issue and maintenance of the final TGI.
  • Progress towards completion of the planner qualification card for Planner II.


    • BS in an engineering discipline; or AS in an engineering discipline with additional vocational courses in pipefitting, plumbing or hydraulic systems practice and theory; or High School/GED with Apprenticeship Diploma; or ten years military and/or civilian experience with Naval Submarine systems repair, modification or installation in a repair department or shipyard.
      • Five years' experience in writing maintenance, operations and troubleshooting and testing procedures (Task Group Instructions (TGI's), Formal Work Procedures (FWP's), Controlled Work Procedures (CWP's).
      • In-depth working knowledge of the following: Submarine HM&E systems (repair/installation practices, procedures, alignments, troubleshooting, welding, brazing, etc.), Combat System (VLS and torpedo stowage, handling, launching components & associated systems and the 3" Launcher system, Sail, Mast and antennas systems.
      • Display knowledge of UIPIs, Navy Standard Items, MILSPEC, Level 1 and SUBSAFE requirements.
      • Experienced with technical documentation development and editing of large-scale systems for both commercial and military customers, with experience in technical writing and editing in engineering topics; Engineering background desired.
      • In-depth working knowledge with AIM work breakdown is a plus.
        • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to successfully interact with all levels of the Company and subcontractor organization.
        • Familiarity with Government publication standards for specifications and manuals.
        • Well-developed application software skills in Windows environment, with emphasis in Microsoft Office applications.
        • Communication and multi-tasking skills essential.
        • Familiarity with HM&E systems Combat System (VLS and torpedo stowage, handling, launching components & associated systems and the 3" Launcher system, Sail, Mast and antennas systems.
        • Familiarity with NAVSEA 0924-062-0010, Submarine Safety (SUBSAFE) Requirements Manual; OII-MSD PI-012, Task Group Instruction Development and Control; OII-MSD Surface Ship Quality Assurance Manual & OII-MSD PI-039, Re-Entry Control Process.
        • Knowledge of SS800-AG-MAN-010/P-9290, System Certification Procedures And Criteria Manual For Deep Submergence Systems, is a plus.
          • Must be a U.S. citizen who is not a dual citizen of any other country.
            • Must have, or be able to obtain a secret security clearance issued by the U.S. DoD.

              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, Chesapeake , Planner I, II, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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