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Survey Technical Instructor

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

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

The Survey Instructor will support the SSR Survey Group in formalizing, implementing, and maintaining technical training programs for field personnel.
This individual is responsible for ensuring training programs are executed for all roles and all departments and regions within the Survey Group, working with regional operations managers and subject matter experts (SMEs).
This role is critical in supporting field-personnel in competency build and career advancement.
Lafayette, LA, Morgan City, LA or Houston, Texas based location. Ability to travel domestically and international as assigned.

Duties & Responsibilities

--- Develops and maintains survey course curriculums (entry-level, intermediate, and advanced) such as:

o Required Readings.
o Instructor Lead Classes (In Person and Remote).
o Student Lead Training (Video, Audio and Slides).
o Class Modules.
o 3rd Party Training.

--- Conducts the research necessary to develop and revise training courses and prepares appropriate training materials.
--- Works with the Chief Surveyor, Service Excellence Team, Technical Solutions, and/or applicable areas to ensure that material is accurate and reflects current technical, market and business needs.
--- Researches and assists other SMEs in writing technical and user manuals to support training.
--- Establishes and maintains parts and supplies associated with all classrooms and hands on applications associated with instruction and curriculum development.
--- Trains personnel by conducting formal classroom courses, workshops, seminars, and/or computer based/computer aided training. Coordinates the same with other SMEs and Operations Managers in all regions.
--- Record video/audio of classes for online Student Lead Training Videos and Refreshers.
--- Trains the appropriate personnel in the mentoring and assessing process.
--- Maintains an all-level shared training calendar and works closely with operations managers, actively seeking opportunities to conduct training and refreshers when field personnel become available.
--- Conducts vessel visits to ensure survey systems are working correctly at a high level and uses these opportunities to conduct hands on training.
--- Assists with recruitment of professional field-staff with subsequent training and competency advancement.
--- Actively supports Survey's continuous improvement efforts to ensure that business and technical practices remain highly competitive.
--- Complies with company safety rules and training, conducts operations safely and reports any unsafe condition or practices immediately to his/her supervisor.
--- All other duties as assigned.



--- Two-year technical degree or higher in a STEM field of study.
--- Five (5+) plus year experience with vessel and subsea positioning operations.
--- Must be proficient with a variety of the field concepts, practices, procedures and equipment operations in the marine surveying and positioning field.
--- Must have valid driver's license and suitable driving record that is able to meet company driver requirements.
--- Must have or be able to obtain TWIC card (Transportation Worker Identification Credential).
--- Must have knowledge of basic computer skills, major survey equipment manufacturer's software and equipment.
--- Strong organizational skills.
--- Proficient writing skills.
--- Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.


--- University degree or equivalent.


Planning and Organizing / Developing Others / Decision Making / Results Orientation:

--- Ability to make objective decisions timely and effectively.
--- Skill to recognize when decisions or information should be referred to a higher authority.
--- Monitor the survey group's training needs to determine focus of training efforts.
--- Skill to effectively manage time and organize information to meet training goals.
--- Provides/ develops appropriate documentation to track training.
--- Ability to design and/or conduct training for an appropriate audience.

Health and Safety / Technology / Stress Management / Thoroughness / Analytical Thinking / Forward Thinking:

--- Knowledge of principles, practices and methods of safety and health as it relates to employees and the public.
--- Ability to use various information technology systems required for successful job performance.
--- Weighs the priority of things to be done.
--- Ability to anticipate the implications and consequences of situations and take appropriate action.

Client Focus / Communication / Ethics and Integrity:

--- Ability to effectively communicate to a group of employees in a classroom environment.
--- Ability to author training material and develop lesson plans.
--- Ability to travel to deliver training, when necessary.
--- Ability to deliver remote training courses.
--- Ability to create survey training manuals and reference materials.
--- Ensures that regular and consistent communication takes place within area of responsibility.
--- Working as a team member/ getting along with co-workers.
--- Responding in a positive manner to supervision.
--- Knowledge of principles and practices for operation the surveying business.
--- Ability to model high standards of honesty, integrity, trust, and ethical behavior.
--- Uses applicable professional standards and established procedures and policies when acting and making decisions.

Additional Information

This position is Hybrid - Remote and will require commuting to a designated office. Hybrid work schedules are determined by the hiring manager based on business need.

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

Keywords: Oceaneering International, Houston , Survey Technical Instructor, Education / Teaching , Houston, Texas

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