Mechanic - OBN (US Based) - Houston

Houston, TX

Job Description

Mechanic - OBN (US Based)

Posted: Friday, 5/3/2024

Maintenance of all related vessel mechanical handling systems (LARS) and the handling of the nodes from the node storage system to the ROV:

  • Reporting to the Shift Leader Mechanic, and handover to the opposite shift.
  • Responsible for the Repair and Maintenance of all PXGEO proprietary Subsea equipment
  • Advises the Shift Leader Mechanic on non-routine situations.
  • Propose improvements to the systems and processes.
  • Participates in back-deck and port call operations.
  • Contributes to technical analysis, fault reporting and shipyard work list.
  • Assist other departments when mechanical skills are required.
  • Efficient and safe operation of the mechanical equipment. According to work instruction and procedures. In close cooperation with the other departments involved in the operation.
  • Maintaining the mechanical equipment:
    • Documents and reports equipment maintenance in the maintenance system and other relevant tools.
    • Implements corrective actions, and when necessary, requests expertise from other departments on board.


Engineering School; Technician Diploma: General mechanic – Hydraulic – Electro-mechanic, familiar with:

  • Mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical equipment (up to 690 volts), Automats and Programmable Logic Controller.
  • Electric motors (AC drive winch systems).
  • Active heave compensated systems.
  • Offshore Cranes and related LARS systems.
  • Welding (aluminum, stainless steel).
  • Knowledge of Seismic operations.
  • Familiar or conversant with Subsea systems and components to include ROV tooling and skids.
  • Survey planning.
  • Marine back deck operations, cranes, winches, lifting and towing appliances.
  • Managing Maintenance/reporting systems.
  • Spoken and Written English with the ability to document clear technical reports.

Or equivalent vocational or military background, including:

  • Engineer
  • Mechanic
  • Artificer
  • Ability to work abroad in an international environment and in challenging field conditions.
  • Ability to work as a team player with a spirit of initiative and achievement orientation.
  • Flexible attitude to new situations and requirements.
  • Integrity and Trustworthiness

PXGEO At A Glance

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