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NDT SkillBridge Internship

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

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.
    Through this program, Oceaneering is seeking motivated Nondestructive Testing Interns to work and learn in our Marine Services Division (MSD) located in Chesapeake, VA. The successful candidate will participate in a practical, systematic program of on-the-job training and related instruction to develop existing military technical experience. Internship will be 7 - 24 weeks long and can only commence within 180 days before leaving active-duty service.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Week Title of Training Module Learning Objective Total Hours 1 Orientation Oceaneering Marine Services Orientation 40 2 Craftsman Course Complete the Craftsman Course: Firewatch Qualification, OSHA 10 Hour Maritime (7615) Certification, SUBSAFE Qualification 40 3 NDT Technique Proficiency Introduction to Visual, Dye Penetrant, Magnetic Particle 40 4 NDT Technique Proficiency Ultrasonic, and Eddy Current Inspection Methods 40 5 Documentation Proficiency Learn to accurately document inspection attributes on company Quality Assurance forms under guidance. Gain essential skills in maintaining precise records to meet quality standards within the organization. 40 6 Naval Vessel Technology Develop a foundational understanding of naval vessels with a focus on submarines and/or surface combat ships. 40 7 NDT Techniques Practical Application Engage in hands-on learning by performing Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) techniques under the guidance of certified NDT Level I, II, or III professionals. 40


    • Fulfill all eligibility criteria specified in relevant Department of Defense (DoD) and service instructions.
    • Possess official Temporary Additional Duty (TAD) or Temporary Duty (TDY) orders to Oceaneering International, Inc. for the internship duration.
    • Demonstrate a minimum of 4 years of experience as a Navy Hull Technician (HT) with a preference for NEC codes 4942, 4943, 4944, 4946. However, this requirement may be substituted with relevant experience in other military occupations, military services, and/or civilian Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) experience.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Display a keen eye for detail and a commitment to achieving results.
    • Possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Hold a Secret/Confidential security clearance issued by the DoD.

      Additional Information


      This position is considered SHOP/OUTDOORS which is characterized as follows.
      • Primarily outdoors during the day.
      • 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.
      • Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32 F degrees) temperatures.

        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, kneel, 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 , NDT SkillBridge Internship, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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