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Quality Inspector SkillBridge Intern

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: April 2, 2024

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

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 motivated Quality Inspector Interns to work and learn in our Marine Services Division (MSD) located in Chesapeake, VA. The successful candidate will participate in a practical, structured, systematic program of on-the-job training AND related instruction to develop existing military technical experience. Internship will be 6 - 24 weeks long and can only commence within 180 days before leaving active-duty service.

    Internship Schedule/ Hours

    Responsibility of Employer

    Responsibility of Intern

    Week 1

    40 hours

    Oceaneering Orientation Course

    Complete Course (1 Week)

    Week 2

    40 hours

    Craftsman Course

    Complete Course (1 Week)

    Week 3

    10 hours

    Firewatch Qualification

    Complete Qualification

    Week 3

    10 hours

    OSHA 10 Hour Maritime (7615) Certification

    Complete Certification

    Week 3

    16 hours

    SUBSAFE Qualification

    Complete Qualification

    Week 3

    4 hours

    Time Keeping Training

    Report time in accordance with SkillBridge program requirements, and OII PeopleSoft Timekeeping tool

    Week 4

    40 hours


    Demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the Objective Quality Evidence and documentation requirements needed to support the SUBSAFE and DSS-SOC programs.

    Week 5

    40 hours


    Demonstrate ability to read and interpret NAVSEA drawings and Standards used to support manufacturing and repair for Submarine and DSS-SOC production.

    Week 6

    40 hours


    Demonstrate the ability to use calipers, micrometers, depth gages, torque wrenches, and other precision measuring devices.

    Week 7

    40 hours


    Complete the Quality Inspector (QI) qualification as well as those qualifications associated with the QI qualification.

    Week 8 - 12

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


    Assignment to shop or local projects to assist company Quality Inspectors.


    • Must meet all eligibility requirements outlined in applicable DoD and service specific instructions.
    • Official TAD/ TDY Orders to Oceaneering International, Inc. for the period of the internship.
    • Minimum of 5 years military experience performing SUBSAFE quality maintenance and/or inspections.
    • Must have basic understanding of Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Detail oriented and results driven.
    • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
    • Must have the ability to obtain government base access.
    • Must have a Secret/Confidential security clearance.

      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 , Quality Inspector SkillBridge Intern, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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