Rope Access NDT Technician


Company: Oceaneering
Skills: NDT Technician, Rigging / Scaffolding
Experience: 3 + 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 . NDT (Non-destructive testing) technicians evaluate the physical properties of a material without causing any damage. They will inspect and test the material to find any possible corrosion, cracks, or other imperfections which could alter its performance or integrity. Use of IRATA Rope access techniques as required. Work sites are onshore, offshore and in the Middle East and North Africa region.

Duties & Responsibilities

FunctionsReports to the site supervisor/ superintendent, ensuring the safe, efficient and profitable day-to-day NDT inspection job for our clients.
Use rope access, under the close supervision of a qualified IRATA level 3, to access work areas deemed as working at height. (When required)
NDT Technician Inspection using Ultrasonics, Radiography, Magnetic Particle, Liquid/ Dye Penetrant and Eddy Current Techniques. (Daily Routine)
Carry UT inspection techniques to components requiring inspection.
Ensure that work area is safe to carry out NDT activities.
Carry out risk assessments/Take II as required.
Ensure inspection is carried out within the parameters of the applicable specification.
Perform routine equipment / consumable function tests to ensure everything is in good working order. Any issues must be reported directly to supervision.
Evaluate results of the test in accordance with applicable specification
Produce a clear and concise report detailing the methods used in and results of the inspection and all finding noting any limitations / test restrictions is applicable.
Carry out work in a timely and efficient manner in order to meet deadlines, changing priorities when the situation requires
Carry out work in accordance with Oceaneering operating procedures and statutory/client specifications and requirements
Undertake any other duties of a reasonable nature as required by Management
Carry out work in accordance with the Company Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems

NON-ESSENTIALThe list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake tasks that may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post
Assist with any other duties as and when required
Undertake specific projects as instructed by management


Ensure that the Safety policies and procedures are understood and adhered to so 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 ResponsibilitiesThis position has NO direct supervisory responsibilities.


REQUIREDPCN or CSWIP certificates are preferred to third party ASNT certificates.
PCN/ CSWIP/ ASNT – RT – Level 2 – Radiographic Testing (E)
PCN/ CSWIP/ ASNT – UT – Level 2 – Ultrasonic Testing (E)
PCN/ CSWIP/ ASNT – ET – Level 2 – Eddy Current Testing (P)
PCN/ CSWIP/ ASNT – MT – Level 2 – Magnetic Particle Testing (P)
PCN/ CSWIP/ ASNT – PT – Level 2 – Dye/ Liquid Penetrant Testing (P)
IRATA – Rope Access – Level 1 or 2 (E)
Degree in Engineering (or equivalent)
Offshore medical, annual eye test, BOSIET & MIST certification and Cat EBS, Bi-Deltoid Measurement (P)
Third Party ASNT certificate holders will be required to undergo Oceaneering Certification, and successful completion is a mandatory requirement to acquire this position.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other CharacteristicsMinimum 3 years’ experience in the relevant inspection techniques within the oil and gas industry.
Be proficient in Word, Excel and Windows based programs (E)
Excellent organisation and interpersonal skills. (P)
Flexible approach and ability to generate a team approach to problem solving (E)
Good communicator both written and verbal (E)
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 unstable, work positioning and work restraint required using Rope Access
Willingness to travel international
Travel in region and on/offshore via bus, taxi, helicopter, airplane, boat

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 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
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.
Lift up to 10 pounds
Wear PPE protection for body, vision, and hearing protection
Wear harness or safety restraint

Identity Check
Primary Identity Document
Passport or an official travel document showing birth date and parental details
Current document of identity issued by Emirates Identify Authority
Current driver’s license copy issued by the UAE government (Only for approved drivers of the radiation pick up)
Secondary Identity DocumentDocument confirming employment history, education, and personal referees
Security Background Check

The security background check shall include a security assessment and criminal history check issued by the competent authorities in the UAE.

Employee may be requested to get a good conduct certificate from the country of origin or a local police clearance certificate

Closing Statement

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to advance in an international company. To apply, click ‘Apply Now’.

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