OceanGate Career Opportunity

Shop Technician

The management of OceanGate, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Shop Technician to help manage our expanding workload. We are looking for a committed and competent individual with the combination of strong mechanical and interpersonal skills. This is an excellent opportunity for a high-energy professional who is interested in a long-term position with a growing company.

The successful candidate will be self-driven, flexible, positive, and willing to work in a small, close-knit team environment; must have the drive to follow through on tasks and be goal-oriented. Competitive salary and benefits/medical package.

  • Must have strong analytical and communication skills and be able to work both independently and as part of a larger team.
  • Working knowledge of Electrical systems, Electronics, Hydraulics, Oxygen Systems and Pneumatics.
  • Demonstrated competence and experience in fabrication of Metal structures, Hydraulic systems, and Pneumatic systems.
  • Forklift, crane, and rigging experience.
  • Mechanically inclined with proven experience using wide array of power and hand tools.
  • Clean driving record and demonstrated competence in backing bumper hitched dual or triple axle trailers to launch marine vessels.
  • Can demonstrate basic seamanship and safe operation of small boats.
  • Positive, energetic and team player.
  • Professionalism, dependability, and detail oriented.
  • Physically fit and able to work outdoors in variable weather conditions.
  • Have current U.S. Citizenship or permanent residency.
  • Ability to work in confined space, fit through 28” diameter ring and be able to lift 50+ lbs.
  • Knowledge of submersible and oceanographic systems strongly desired.
  • Class A or B CDL.
  • Experience working on large commercial vessels.
  • Open Water SCUBA certification.
Key Accountabilities
  • Fabricate and install mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, oxygen and pneumatic devices components onto submersibles and support vessels.
  • Maintain submersibles and various support vessels to ensure all systems are in complete working order and in compliance with all technical requirements.
  • Execute the planned maintenance of submersible systems and maintain complete technical records and logs.
  • Follow established shop checklists and operating procedures.
  • Carrying out general shop operations team duties as required.