Installation Technician - Rigger Job at Oceaneering, Morgan City, LA

  • Oceaneering
  • Morgan City, LA

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.

Position Summary

Coordinate with foreign nationals, including mentoring personnel assigned to the back-deck operations.

Duties & Responsibilities


• Select cables, ropes, pulleys, winches, blocks, and sheaves according to weight and size of load to be moved.
• Coordinate and direct the foreign workers and the movement of equipment to accomplish the task.
• Set up and inspect equipment, performing repairs as needed.
• Lube and maintain the drum and cables, adjusting if needed.
• Oversee the rigging to lift and move equipment/materials in worksite.
• Set up and brace hoisting equipment using hand tools or power wrenches.
• Use machinery to move construction materials, earth, petroleum products, or other heavy materials.
• The ability to coordinate with Deck Foreman and Vessel Superintendents as well as Clients for all back-deck operations.



• Three (3) years' experience in rigging for ships and shipyards, manufacturing plants and construction projects is required.
• The ability to train and assist foreign nationals in all aspects of back deck operations.
• Proper rigging and forklift certifications.


• High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
• Valid Passport, MMC, and TWIC.


• Knowledge of appropriate steps to analytical problem solving.
• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
• Ability to work in a team environment, remaining attentive to ideas, recognizing responsibilities, and actively participating with others to accomplish assignments and achieve desired goals.
• Treats others fairly and with respect.
• Knowledge of department's policies, rules, regulations, business goals, vision, organizational structure, culture, philosophy, operating principles, and values, etc.
• Ability to establish and maintain project priorities.
• Seeks out new learning experiences.
• Identifies what needs to be done and acts before being asked or required.

Additional Information


This position is considered SHOP/OUTDOORS WORK 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.


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

Job Tags

Outdoor, Offshore, Flexible hours, Night shift,

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