Electrical Technician SkillBridge Intern
San Diego, CA 
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Job/Internship 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.

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.

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Position Summary

Are you a military service member within or nearing your 180-day window for separation from active duty? If this is you, then Oceaneering has a unique opportunity to help kick-start the next chapter in your professional life. We are accepting applications for our very own DoD SkillBridge Internship Program, which is a cutting-edge initiative designed to link our nation's warfighters to the best employment opportunities available as soon as possible in their transition process.

In this internship with Oceaneering, you will:

  • Learn how your military experience translates into a rewarding civilian career.
  • Explore a career or industry you might want to pursue upon separation from active duty.
  • Earn real-world industry qualifications and certifications.
  • Build experience and competency in your trade/ profession with our team.
  • Expand your professional network of contacts.
  • Gain familiarity with corporate culture.
Duties & Responsibilities

Through this program, Oceaneering is seeking a motivated Electrical Technician SkillBridge Intern to work and learn in our facility in San Diego, CA. This occupation performs assembly, integration, factory testing, field installation, and testing/debugging of electrical equipment and systems. The successful candidate will participate in a practical and systematic program of on-the-job training and related instruction to develop existing military technical experience. Internship will be 6 - 24 weeks long and can only commence within the 180 days before discharge from active duty service.

Internship Schedule/ Hours

Responsibility of Employer

Responsibility of Intern

Week 1

8 hours

Oceaneering Orientation

Complete Course (1 Day)

Week 1

4 hours

Time Keeping Training

Learn to report time as a SkillBridge Intern using OII PeopleSoft Timekeeping tool.

Week 1

28 hours


Assimilation with the organization to include meetings and introductions to functional peers and other internal resources. Completion of all required Oceaneering Learning Management System (SUMTOTAL) for new hires

Week 2

40 hours


Review of safe and appropriate operation of hand and power tools, plus electrical meters (DVM), high voltage meggers, fiber optic sources and power meters, and similar test equipment.

Week 3

40 hours


OJT in Soldering and electrical assembly and some light mechanical assembly associated with the assembly of J-boxes and electronics chassis.

Week 4

40 hours


OJT with the operation and use of oscilloscopes, electrical and optical time domain reflectometers (TDRs), logic and frequency analyzers, spectrum analyzers.

Week 5

40 hours


OJT assisting as directed by Assembly Supervisor, Group Leader of Electronics Technicians, or project-specific Senior ET or Lead ET.

Week 6 - 12

40 hours/ week up to 12 weeks depending on length of internship approved by command


OJT that will continue to build on all topics learned in previous weeks through hands-on Electrical Technician tasking.



  • Must meet all eligibility requirements outlined in DOD Instruction 1322.29 and NAVADMIN 222/15
  • Official TAD/ TDY Orders to Oceaneering International, Inc. for the period of the internship.
  • Technical Associates Degree, military technical school, or civilian technical trade school completion.
  • Minimum of two years' formal training or four years progressive responsibility and experience in electrical/electronic assembly.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret complex electrical schematics.
  • Demonstration of above average skills in soldering and electrical assembly.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Must be a US Citizen who is not a dual citizen of any other country
  • Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance

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.




  • Lift 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 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
  • Operate a motor vehicle
  • Lift up to 10 pounds
  • Wear PPE protection for body, vision, and hearing protection

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.

We strive to maintain a truly diverse workforce at Oceaneering. From recent college graduates to transitioning military veterans, we pair talented job seekers with rewarding positions. 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.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
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