Waterfront Engineer Job at Oceaneering, Chesapeake, VA

  • Oceaneering
  • Chesapeake, VA

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

Provides advanced technical expertise and analytical support in the resolution to Condition Reports (CR) that are generated as a result of modifications to the Statement of Work (SOW), Technical Work Documents (TWD) or as found conditions in the performance of work.Prepares technical reports/instructions to support contracts; resolves conflicts and/or determine testing requirements for certification of production work performed for contracts.Provides accurate, timely response to CRs submitted by various activities.Provides resolution for technical issues concerning maintenance, assists in preparation of any additional documentation required, i.e., LARs, DFSs, etc. Prepares sketches and/or drawings to support resolutions of CRs when required or by a contract.

Expectations of this function are:
  • Self-motivated, focused individual with strong attention to detail and high ethical standards.
  • Performs advanced engineering tasks and conventional design that may be varied in nature.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, and SUBSAFE requirements.
  • Ability to work as lead a team of technical personnel and support multiple projects.
  • Strong organizational skills and analytical / logical approach.
  • Ability to synthesize diverse information (technical, schedule) and exercise good judgment.
  • Good technical judgment and independent evaluation, originality and ingenuity are expected.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop technical reports/instructions through review of applicable drawings and references, to include all available TVD, LARs, CRs and pending revision information.
  • Develop engineering sketches or drawings in support of technical solutions.
  • Produce DFSs for submission to NAVSEA.
  • Prepare LARs for submittal to the applicable Planning Yard.
  • Provide support in the determination of technical accuracy and evaluation of requests for drawing requirement clarification/drawing revision to onsite production personnel.
  • Interface with Purchasing Department, Technical Staff, and vendors as required to develop Job Material Lists as a result of Condition Reports.
  • Read, understand, and interpret blueprints, drawings, schematics, and specifications of testing requirements for all contracts.
  • Provide recommended resolution to conditions reported on Condition Reports. Resolution will include all associated research, identified discrepancies, corrective course of action and applicable Technical Authority concurrence when required.
  • Provide process improvement recommendations to the Waterfront Engineering Manager.
  • Effectively communicates with personnel at a management level and outside the company.
  • Attend project meetings to provide input as necessary.

  • B.S. in engineering discipline preferred; High School/GED required.
  • 8 years of experience in military, government, defense industry, or private industry in progressively more complex scientific, technical, analytical, or other related areas, with at least 5 years of experience in relevant ship repair or Submarine Systems may be substituted for degree. Experience involving shipboard piping systems, ship and submarine structure, and/or weapons delivery systems is desired.
  • Working knowledge of the following: Scope of Certification (SOC), DDS Specifications, SUBSAFE, Material Control (SOC, , L1); JFMM Requirements for Deviations, Waivers, LARs, etc.; shipboard HM&E systems (repair/installation practices, procedures, alignments, troubleshooting, etc.), blueprints, MILSPEC, Mil-Std, ISO/ASME requirements.
  • Familiarity with various COTS (Commercial off the Shelf) software, as well as US Navy software (ATIS, SVTMs, PMS, SCLSIS, PC Bolts, etc.).
  • Must be willing to travel up to 25-30%.
  • Strong computer skills.Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite and PeopleSoft experience is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Background knowledge in government and commercial contract requirements.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen who is not a dual citizen of any other country.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance issued by the U.S. DoD.
Additional Information

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.

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.

Employee may be required to do the following: ability to access and work in confined spaces, reaching in all directions, handling and manipulating objects and materials; coordinating the movement of eyes, hands and fingers to operate machines and equipment; lifting 50 lbs from ground level, waist level, and/or overhead; carrying objects, etc.; ascending/descending inclined ships gangways; climbing ladders, standing; crawling, squatting, bending, sitting; walking; seeing with or without correction; hearing with or without correction; following set procedures andstandards; applying basic mathematical skills; following oral and/or written directions; reading; writing; ability to recognize and report safety hazards. Protective equipment will be required to be worn at all times. This is Medium work.

(Exerting up to 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10 to 25 pounds of work frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work).

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.

Job Tags

Contract work, Outdoor, Offshore,

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