Inspector II - 16032

Oceaneering International Houston , TX 77020

Posted 3 weeks ago

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

The Inspector II inspects offshore/onshore structures, vessels, pipelines, and their appurtenances for structural and coating condition, as per API RP 2SIM & API RP 2FPS.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Examine materials or products for anomalies, damage, or defects, such as cracks, pits, incomplete welds, holes, dents, excessive corrosion, examines coating conditions, etc. under minimal supervision.

  • Work with diving contractors or individually to perform various inspections, surveys and record data of offshore structures, vessels and pipelines. Will receive direction from inspection team leader in situations requiring more than one person.

  • May act as an inspection team leader in situations requiring more than one person.

  • 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.

  • Keeps inspection data organized.

  • Working at least 180 days per year offshore, usually on a non-rotational basis, i.e., 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 generally spent in the office generating CAIRS inspection reports. (CAIRS is an acronym for Computer Aided Inspection Reporting Software).


  • May learn and utilize rope access techniques (optional) where ropes and specialized hardware are used as the primary means of providing access, structural or mechanical inspection, and support to other workers.

  • Performing inspection support work as needed.

  • May test mechanisms for sturdiness, clearance, and freedom of movement.



  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED); and one (2) years related NDT experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • At least one of the following NDT certifications is required: ACFM, Eddy Current, VT, PT, MT. UT or RT.

  • At least one of the following Rope Access Certifications is required: IRATA or SPRAT.

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a TWIC card, valid Passport, Safe Gulf & HUET Water Survival.

  • Must be able to work in harsh environments.

  • Basic computer knowledge in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Use computer and various software applications to prepare, check, and package various types of inspection and survey reports.

  • Continuously learn and improve office and computer skills.


  • NACE OCAT, ASNT Certifications preferred.

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.

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Inspector II - 16032

Oceaneering International