VSAT - Offshore Communications Technician
VSAT - Offshore Communications Technician - VSAT - Offshore Communications Technician

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VSAT - Offshore Communications Technician

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VSAT - Offshore Communications Technician

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Company: Oceaneering
Skills: IT - Networking & Telecom
Experience: 6 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: North Charleston, South Carolina, United States

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. Oceaneering Technologies (OTECH) performs a wide range of engineering services and products for unique marine systems for military and commercial customers. OTECH innovates wherever practical rather than inventing making it "faster to field" than others in its industry; the typical development/delivery cycle for complex mechanical, hydraulic, electrical systems is often completed in 12-15 months. Technical capabilities span the entire engineering spectrum. These skills have been demonstrated in successfully delivered systems, including Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs); Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs); saturation diving systems; surface and sub-surface vehicle launch and recovery systems; advanced offshore cranes; and life support systems. For more information please go to www.oceaneering.com and click on Products & Services, then click Oceaneering Technologies (OTECH). Position Summary The Offshore Communication technician is a dynamic position responsible for installing and testing VSAT systems offshore, providing onsite technical support for the purpose of repair and maintenance of VSAT terminals at customer locations located anywhere in the world. Additionally, they maintain an onboard Windows domain, 3 independent vessel networks, and assist onboard customers with all IT needs. Provide customer support to a proprietary secure communication system. LOCATION AND TRAVEL • This position is for remote Offshore work exclusively 6-7 months per year with domestic and international travel up to 100%. Duties & Responsibilities • Installation, configuration, testing and troubleshooting communication equipment including satellite VSAT systems above and below deck components. • Lead build and test activities prior to mobilization. • Work with Project Managers and Engineering Team to vet project requirements and feasibility. • Troubleshoot RF and IP components of maritime VSAT systems using specialized software and test equipment. Interpret troubleshooting results and determine best course of action to restore operability in least time possible and most cost-effective manner. • Support all onboard computer networks and users for day-to-day operations, as well as response to system outages. • Provides technical training and assistance to junior level personnel. • Other assigned work as and when required to support operations and projects. • Travel domestic and international up to 100%. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES • This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Qualifications REQUIRED • Minimum (3) years working on VSAT technologies. • Minimum (3) years experience using various RF test equipment. • Minimum (1) year experience with cisco network equipment. • Minimum (1) year working in offshore environments. • Candidate must be US citizen, eligible for a security clearance. DESIRED • MCSE server certification. • Security + certification. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS • Must be customer oriented. • Excellent troubleshooting skills. • Excellent decision-making skills even in high stress situations. • Ability to adapt to scope change and clearly assess impacts to schedule. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Desire for growing technical knowledge. • Ability to work as a team member, team lead and/or independently. • Manages daily activities and sets performance goals accordingly. • Available after hours and weekends as needed and willing to work on-call rotation. • Ability to travel at last minute notice. Additional Information WORKING CONDITIONS This position will require Offshore work, in harsh environments. Domestic and international travel up to 100 %. 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 primarily medium work, with occasional Heavy work. OCCASIONAL • Lift 50-100 pounds • Work in confined spaces • Wear PPE protection for body, vision, and hearing protection. FREQUENT • Lift up to 25 lbs • Climbing, stooping, kneeling, standing, squatting, lift/carry objects and reaching • Differentiate between colors CONSTANT • Repetitive movements of arms and hands • Sit with back supported 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.

Oceaneering pushes the frontiers of deep water, space and motion entertainment environments to execute with new, leading-edge connections to solve tomorrow’s challenges, today.
As the trusted subsea connection specialist, our experience combined with the depth and breadth of our portfolio of technologies allows us to engineer solutions for the most complex subsea challenges. From routine to extreme, our integrated products, services, and innovative solutions safely de-risk operational systems, increase reliability, and enable a lower total cost of ownership.
We are connecting what’s needed with what’s next as the world’s largest ROV operator and the leading ROV provider to the oil and gas industry with over 300 systems operating worldwide. With our safety-focused and innovative approach, we responsively and decisively react to subsea challenges while providing solutions swiftly and efficiently.


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Published On 07-12-2022