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Welder III/Specialist

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Company Profile

Oceaneering Marine Services Division (MSD) has over 30 years of experience providing full-service submarine and surface ship repairs supporting maintenance and alterations aboard commercial and U.S. military vessels. We are SUBSAFE and DDS-SOC certified and perform high-consequence maintenance on assets that operate in demanding environments.

Oceaneering Aerospace and Defense Technologies (AdTech) delivers solutions that enable humans to work safely and effectively in harsh environments - from underwater to the outer reaches of space. Our innovative solutions support the development and application of practical, cost-effective systems that meet our customers' challenges - from routine to extreme. Our experience and expertise across multiple industries uniquely positions us as a leader in the government, space, and maritime services markets. Our products and services meet the rigorous demands of the complex environments in which they operate, delivering results without compromising safety or reliability.

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.

Position Summary

Perform various welding processes to repair, modify and install various pipes, structures, foundations and fittings associated with shipboard hydraulic, pneumatic and water systems. Select proper materials and requirements to perform welding functions. Fabricate and install fixtures and jigs required for welding process alignments. 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 no supervision/oversight. Has experience in the trade qualifications, and can perform all work required as a Welder and will provide mentoring to junior craftsman.
  • Must be able to understand and perform the set-up, adjustment, and operation of various welding equipment and hand tools used in the trade. Select welding filler material, joint design and proper heat ranges as directed by Technical Work Documents.
  • Read and understand terminology, blueprints, drawings and schematics to plan installation, modification or repair prior to commencing the process.
  • Fabricate and install fixtures, jigs, supports and targets to ensure proper alignment during welding processes.

    Qualifications

    • High School/GED with Apprenticeship Diploma and additional vocational courses or technical school graduate; and/or military and/or civilian experience with welding operations in a repair department or shipyard or fabrication shop.
    • Must have the ability to obtain government base access.
    • Knowledge and practical skills tests required.
    • Qualify as a Welder/Workmanship Inspector in accordance with OII Process Instructions and welding procedures.
    • Deep Submergence Systems (SOC MCD A, B, and C), SUBSAFE Qualification. Automated welding processes.
    • Must be able to obtain a Secret/Confidential security clearance.

      Additional Information

      WORKING CONDITIONS

      This position is considered SHOP/INDOORS which is characterized as follows.
      • Primarily indoors during the day and occasionally at night
      • Frequently working on or near moving equipment and vibrating equipment
      • When outdoors, 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
      • 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
      • Job tasks are performed in close physical proximity to other people
      • Requires working indoors in non-controlled environmental conditions
        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.

        OCCASIONAL
        • 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
          FREQUENT
          • 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
            CONSTANT
            • 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 , Welder III/Specialist, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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