API 510/API 570 – Senior NDT Technician


Company: Oceaneering
Skills: NDT Technician
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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


This job serves the operational side of the organization’s business . API 510 / API 570 – Senior NDT (Non-destructive testing) Technician is responsible for managing a team of technicians in facilitating the analysis of techniques in terms of non-destructive testing. He is the head who overseas technicians in NDT testing methods and processes.

Duties & Responsibilities

FunctionsCarry out NDT of static mechanical equipment, piping, risers, cranes and structures.
Compile reports of inspections as per company requirements, templates.
Assist the Offshore Inspection Engineer (OIE) and ensure completeness of inspection work packs prior inspection team mobilization.
Assist the Offshore Inspection Engineer (OIE) and supervise planned inspections, opportunity inspections and MCDR / Anomaly investigations of process plant, vessels, pipe work and structures to support enhancement of the asset integrity assurance programs.
Assist the Offshore Inspection Engineer (OIE) and Review and report inspection contractor findings, provide specialist support and liaise between groups both offshore and onshore regarding definition of Quality Plans for remedial works required. Ensure remedial works are undertaken, inspected and reported in accordance with agreed Quality Plans.
Assist the Offshore Inspection Engineer (OIE) and advise offshore operations/maintenance regarding application and suitability of permanent and temporary repairs on static mechanical equipment, piping and risers.


Ensure that the Safety policies and procedures are understood and adhered to as far as is reasonably practicable in order to ensure a safe working environment.


Carry out work in accordance with the Company Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems.

Perform the assigned tasks with due diligence regarding the Integrated Management Systems on the Company.

Eliminate waste of whatever form, to suggest the use of more environmentally friendly substances and practices and contribute to the continuous improvement of the environment.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Supervise and direct NDT technicians to ensure operational efficiency with the implementation of the appropriate standards of safety and quality control in non-destructive testing activities, according to Oceaneering procedures.

Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
IRATA rope Access Level 1
ASNT Level II in UT, MPT, EC, LPT & RT
API certified Inspector (API 510, API 570)
Valid Offshore Safety Training Certificate (OPITO), IMIST
Fit for Offshore visits
Minimum 5 years in-service inspection experience either in the onshore or the offshore oil & Gas industry, depending on the requirement.
Strong knowledge level of inspection procedures, inspection techniques as well as inspection management systems such as RBI.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics
Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Working Conditions

This position is considered ONSHORE/OFFSHORE which is characterized as follows.
Almost exclusively indoors/outdoors during the day and occasionally at night
Occasional exposure to airborne dust in the work place
Work surface is stable (flat)
Physical Activity/Requirements

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.



CONSTANTLift up to 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 up to 10-25 pounds
Climb stairs/ ladders, stand balance, stoop, squat, reach. And left/ 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

Closing Statement

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