Oceaneering Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deepwater applications. Through the use of its applied technology expertise, Oceaneering also serves the defense, entertainment, and aerospace industries. Oceaneering’s business offerings include remotely operated vehicles, built-to-order specialty subsea hardware, deepwater intervention and manned diving services, non-destructive testing and inspection, and engineering and project management.

Position Summary

The Electrical Engineer will provide operations engineering, design, and analysis capabilities to support the operation of subsea intervention systems and auxiliary equipment.

Duties & Responsibilities


The Engineer will be assigned to the service and rental Intervention Services group as an operational engineer. Engineer will be placed with an existing Electrical Engineer to provide project execution, maintenance, and software support for Intervention Services equipment. Engineer must be willing to travel offshore, both domestically and internationally.

While in the service and rentals group, the engineer will:

  • Perform engineering duties necessary to prepare systems and personnel for offshore campaigns. These may include:
  • Design modifications to existing equipment
  • Design of test equipment
  • Participating in operational risk assessments
  • Preparing scopes of supply
  • Providing cost and labor estimates for proposals
  • Performing project-specific analyses and calculations
  • Preparing project-specific procedures
  • Develop testing procedures for qualification, factory acceptance, and offshore readiness testing
  • Provide support during the manufacturing, testing, and assembly phases of a project
  • Provide support to offshore campaigns, from both the office and offshore
  • Interface with customers, project managers, and technicians
  • Provide engineering status and progress reports


  • Other duties as assigned

* * Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

* * Reporting Relationship

  • This position will report to the Engineering Lead



  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent degree.
  • 3+ years of engineering experience.
  • Experience with PLC usage and programming
  • Ability to analyze complex electrical controls circuits for functionality, electrical loads, and failure modes, is required
  • Experience with electro-hydraulic control systems


  • Knowledge of subsea intervention systems is strongly desired
  • Knowledge of riserless well intervention is strongly desired
  • Knowledge of operations in the subsea industry is strongly desired
  • Knowledge of BOP controls systems is desired

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Experience with AutoCAD, Solidworks, or other CAD packages
  • Ability to work within tight deadline windows
  • Ability to work under general direction
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure offshore environment

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors.

Job Title: Electrical Engineer

Location: Houston, Texas

Job ID: 12802

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time