Oceaneering NDT Technician in Melbourne, Australia

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 NDT Technician is responsible for using a range of analysis techniques used in the Inspection Industry to evaluate the properties of a material, component or system without causing damage. The technician will typically complete NDT inspection works at the Jandakot facility or at a Client’s site. Remote site inspections are undertaken at onshore/offshore facilities. Inspection works undertaken in remote project sites is demanding due to the work locations, extreme temperatures and extended work shifts.

Duties & Responsibilities

FUNCTIONS

ESSENTIAL:

LEVEL I

An individual certified to Level I has demonstrated competence to carry out NDT according to written instructions and under the supervision of Level II or Level III personnel. Within the scope of the competence defined on the certificate, Level I personnel may perform the following with NDT instructions:

  • Set up NDT equipment;
  • Perform/conduct the tests
  • Record and classify the results of the tests according to written criteria; and
  • Populate a report under supervision

LEVEL II

An individual certified to Level II has demonstrated competence to perform NDT according to NDT procedures. Within the scope of the competence defined on the certificate. Level II shall be competent in:

  • Select the NDT technique for the test method to be used;
  • Define the limitations of application of the testing method;
  • Translate NDT code, standards, specifications and procedures into NDT instructions adapted to the actual

  • working conditions; Set up and verify equipment settings;

  • Perform and supervise tests;
  • Interpret and evaluate results according to applicable standards, codes specifications or procedures
  • Prepare written instructions
  • Carry out and supervise all tasks at or below Level II, and
  • Report the results of non-destructive tests.

LEVEL III

An individual certified to Level III has demonstrated competence to perform direct NDT operations for which certified. The Level III shall be compenent with the following:

  • Evaluate and interpret results in terms of existing standards, codes and specifications;
  • Has sufficient practical knowledge of applicable materials, fabrication, process, and product technology to select NDT methods, establish NDT techniques, and assist in establishing acceptance criteria where otherwise are not available;
  • General familiarity across other NDT methods
  • Where applicable assume technical responsibility for facility NDT staff
  • Establish, review for editorial and technical correctness and validate NDT instructions and procedures
  • Designate the particular test methods, techniques and procedures to be used within the scope and limitations of any certification held
  • Carry out tasks at all levels; and
  • Provide supervision and guidance for NDT personnel at all levels

Duties & Responsibilities

Qualifications and Training

Mandatory

Mandatory qualifications may include the following depending on NDT Level, below are the testing methods requiring certification:

Conventional Methods:

  • Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) ISO9712 certification
  • Liquid Penetrant Inspection (LPI) ISO9712 certification
  • Radiography (RT) ISO 9712 certification
  • Radiation License (Relevant State)
  • Radiographic Interpretation (RI) ISO 9712 certification
  • Ultrasonic Inspection (UT) ISO9712 certification
  • Eddy Current Welds (ETW) ISO9712 certification

Advanced Methods:

  • Phased Array (PA) ISO9712 certification
  • Time of Flight Diffraction (TOFD) ISO9712 certification
  • Eddy Current Tubes (ETT) ISO9712 certification

Inspection Methods:

  • Welding Inspection (WI) CSWIP
  • American Petroleum Institute (API) inspector
  • Australian Institute of Certification of In-service Personnel (AICIP) Inspector

Experience

Depending on the NDT Technician Level and speciality, the depth of knowledge will vary. In addition to the bullet points listed in functions the NDT Technicians should have knowledge of:

  • The various NDT techniques available, how, when and why to use each a technique
  • Writing of worksheets and reports
  • Safety standards/HSEQ/Step back 5 x5 and JSEA; and
  • NATA Requirement

Qualifications

Qualifications and Training

Mandatory

Mandatory qualifications may include the following depending on NDT Level, below are the testing methods requiring certification:

Conventional Methods:

  • Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) ISO9712 certification
  • Liquid Penetrant Inspection (LPI) ISO9712 certification
  • Radiography (RT) ISO 9712 certification
  • Radiation License (Relevant State)
  • Radiographic Interpretation (RI) ISO 9712 certification
  • Ultrasonic Inspection (UT) ISO9712 certification
  • Eddy Current Welds (ETW) ISO9712 certification

Advanced Methods:

  • Phased Array (PA) ISO9712 certification
  • Time of Flight Diffraction (TOFD) ISO9712 certification
  • Eddy Current Tubes (ETT) ISO9712 certification

* *Inspection Methods:

  • Welding Inspection (WI) CSWIP
  • American Petroleum Institute (API) inspector
  • Australian Institute of Certification of In-service Personnel (AICIP) Inspector

Experience

Depending on the NDT Technician Level and speciality, the depth of knowledge will vary. In addition to the bullet points listed in functions the NDT Technicians should have knowledge of:

  • The various NDT techniques available, how, when and why to use each a technique
  • Writing of worksheets and reports
  • Safety standards/HSEQ/Step back 5 x5 and JSEA; and
  • NATA Requirement

Additional Information

Working Conditions

This position is considered WORKSHOP/OUTDOOR WORK which is characterised as follows:

Thermal influence - Role is performed in outside environment with temperatures which can reach up to approx 50 degrees Celcius. High risk of thermal stress associated with role for remote site operations and CBD projects during the summer months.

Fatigue - Ability to tolerate 10-12 hour shift with high physical endurance tasks.

Stress - Psychosocial impact of working a FIFO work schedule, work tasks are based on meters drill so there may be associated production stress within team.

Work in isolation - Technicans usually operate in teams.

Dust - Contact with dust and particulate matter (e.g. silica, aerosols).

Vibration - Minimal vibration – exceptions for some hand tools-minimal use.

Physical Activity/Requirements

The physical demands described in the Asset Integrity-Occupational Role Profile- NDT Technician are the 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 LIGHT work.

OCCASIONAL

FREQUENT

CONSTANT

  • Lift up to 20 pounds
  • Climbing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and reaching

  • Lift up to 10 pounds

  • Standing

  • Repetitive movements of arms and hands

  • Sit with back supported

Job Title: NDT Technician

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Job ID: 11966

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Full/Part Time: Full-Time