Work status requirements:
Must have proof of US work status and residency; Deepwater will not sponsor or relocate for this position.
The Field Technician inspects offshore/onshore structures, vessels, pipelines and their appurtenances for structural and coating condition as per API RP 2SIM & API RP 2FPS. S/he also assists with offshore inspection, installation and commissioning of cathodic protection anode systems and monitoring equipment. Essential duties and responsibilities:
- Examine materials or products for anomalies, damage, or defects such as cracks, pits, incomplete welds, holes, dents and excessive corrosion; examine coating conditions, etc. under minimal supervision.
- Work with diving contractors or work individually to perform various inspections and surveys, recording data of offshore structures, vessels and pipelines.
- May act as an inspection team leader in situations requiring more than one person.
- May test mechanisms for sturdiness, clearance and freedom of movement.
- Perform cathodic protection surveys of offshore structures, vessels and pipelines using a “drop-cell” technique.
- Use NDT, camera, video and written documentation techniques in the inspection and survey of offshore/onshore structures, vessels and pipelines.
- Create appropriate drawings and sketches to supplement written data.
- Use and maintain various types of inspection equipment.
- Generate inspection reports using various computer software applications.
- May train other personnel in inspection and reporting practices and techniques.
- Keep inspection data organized.
- Work at least 180 days per year offshore, usually on a non-rotational basis; there is no set schedule and the duration of a given job is not fixed. Travel to offshore locations by vessel or aircraft.
Time not spent offshore is usually spent in the office generating inspection reports.
Prerequisite education & experience:
Education: Engineering degree or 3 - 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language: English language fluency in reading, writing and speaking. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers.
Certifications: NACE OCAT, ASNT VT certifications preferred. Must possess or be able to obtain a TWIC card, valid passport, Safe Gulf & HUET Water Survival
Computer skills: Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat.
Must be able to work in harsh environments; business travel exposure to wet or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, high/precarious places, outdoor weather, some electrical shock.
Posted: June 12, 2018
Function: Field Technician
Compensation: Annual salary commensurate with experience.
Full benefits after 30 days
Please email resume to email@example.com with "Field Technician" in the subject line, or call (713) 983-7117.