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Advanced Level II NDT Inspector

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: November 19, 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

Assure Nondestructive Testing (NDT) inspections are in compliance with customer directives, requirements, and specifications. This individual will be qualified to properly set up and calibrate equipment to interpret and evaluate results with respect to applicable codes, standards, and specifications. This individual will be familiar with the scope and limitations of the NDT methods for which qualified/certified and will exercise assigned responsibility for on-the-job training and guidance of NDT trainees and NDT Level I personnel. This individual will be able to organize and report the results of NDT inspections. Ensure the requirements set forth in the company Process Instructions and QA Manual are adhered to and enforced. Other duties include working outside of the NDT field in a Tiger Team work environment. Frequent travel and overtime may be required. Strong analytical skills required.

Duties & Responsibilities

Expectations of this function are:

Performing proper set up and calibration of NDT equipment. Interpretation and evaluation of NDT results with respect to applicable codes, standards and specifications. This individual will be familiar with the scope and limitations of the NDT methods for which qualified/certified. This individual will be able to organize and report results of NDT inspections. Methods include as a minimum: Visual Inspection (VT), Dye Penetrant Inspection (PT), Magnetic Particle Inspection (MT). Ultrasonic Shear Wave (UT), Electromagnetic Inspection (ET) methods may also be used.

  • Maintaining custody of the equipment required for Level-II NDT inspections.
  • Maintaining personal NDT training and qualifications.
  • Documenting inspection attributes correctly on company Quality Assurance forms.
  • May mentor junior level NDT Inspectors.


    • High School/GED education at a minimum.
    • Previous Military or industrial training/qualification/certification/experience must be documented to meet Level II requirements.
    • Minimum of 5 years NDT experience, or 2 years NDT experience with Oceaneering, or an accredited NDT apprenticeship/trade school/technical degree with 2 years of NDT experience.
    • At a minimum, this individual will be certified, able to work independently, and proficient in the following methods: VT, MT, PT.
    • Additional certifications of other NDT methods preferred, i.e. UT, RT, ET
    • NBPL certification a plus.
    • Technical knowledge with submarine and/or surface combat ships recommended.
    • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with personnel in and outside of the organization
    • Must be able to obtain/maintain Secret DOD security clearance
    • Must be a U.S. citizen who is not a dual citizen of any other country

      Additional Information

      • This 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.

        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, Chesapeake , Advanced Level II NDT Inspector, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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