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Outside Machinist II

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: May 12, 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

Repair, modify or overhaul various types of equipment or systems. Set up and operate portable machining tools or equipment. Involves heavy lifting, frequent stooping or bending and possible working assignments in overhead structures, confined spaces or beneath machinery. Strict adherence to safety, quality standards, good housekeeping habits, high level of critical thinking/reading comprehension, and frequent travel/overtime are required.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Requires limited supervision/oversight and is familiar with the trade qualifications and can perform most tasks required as an Outside Machinist.
  • Must be able to understand and perform the basic set up, alignment, and operation of various portable tools and hand tools used in the trade as well as the ability to use such precision measuring instruments as height gauges, depth gauges, calipers, verniers, lay-out tools, tachometers, thermometers, vibration indicators and posses the ability to accurately record readings and measurements as well as complete documentation, repair, and testing of equipment.
  • Must have the ability to interpret and work from basic blueprints, sketches and specifications, and have experience in the disassembly, repair, installation, testing and inspection of ship machinery such as, but not limited to, propelling machinery, pumps, valves, launchers, discharge machinery, ventilation equipment, steering gear, evaporators, heaters, condensers, propulsion plants, torpedo tubes, shutter doors, antennae mast mechanical groups.
    • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
      • Reports to Project Manager or immediate Project Supervisor.


        • High School/GED with Apprenticeship Diploma and additional vocational courses or technical school graduate; and/or military and/or civilian experience with marine mechanical systems in a repair department or shipyard.
        • Must have the ability to obtain government base access.
        • Knowledge and practical skills tests required.
        • NAVSEA Hatch Inspector, Electroplating, Deep Submergence Systems (SOC MCD A, B, and C), SUBSAFE Qualification.
        • Must be able to obtain a Secret/Confidential security clearance.
        • Must be a U.S. citizen who is not a dual citizen of any other country.

          Additional Information


          This position is considered SHOP/OUTDOORS which is characterized as follows.
          • Primarily outdoors during the day and occasionally at night
          • Frequently working on or near moving equipment and vibrating equipment
          • Humidity is frequently above 90%
          • Noise is over 85 decibels
          • Light is intense/glare
          • Occasional exposure to open fire/flames/sparks
          • Frequent exposure to airborne dust, fumes, and gases
          • Work surface is stable
          • Constant exposure to dust
          • Includes exposure to contaminants
          • Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32 F degrees) temperatures
          • Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable

            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.

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Keywords: Oceaneering International, Chesapeake , Outside Machinist II, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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