Project Manager SkillBridge Internship at Oceaneering (Hampton Roads, VA)

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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.

Our Marine Services Division has more than 30 years experience in providing full-service ship repair capabilities for the US Naval Vessels including submarines, surface ships and crafts and deep submergence systems. Operating from state-of-the-art facilities in Chesapeake, Virginia, we are certified in Submarine Safety (SUBSAFE) and Deep Submergence System Scope of Certification (DSS-DOC) repair activities, and specialize in the design, repair, maintenance, modification, and installation of hull, mechanical and electrical (HM&E) systems.

For more information please go to and click on Products & Services, then click Marine Services Division (MSD).

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 motivated Project Management Interns to work and learn in our facility in Chesapeake, VA. The successful candidate will participate in a practical, structured, systematic program of on-the-job training AND related instruction to develop existing military technical experience. Internship can be 6 - 24 weeks long and can only commence within 180 days prior to service member leaving 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

Report time in accordance with SkillBridge program requirements, and OII PeopleSoft Timekeeping tool

Week 1

28 hours


Assimilation with the organization to include meetings and introductions to functional peers, program managers, and other internal resources. Completion of all required Oceaneering LMS for new hires.

Week 2

40 hours


Introduction to Oceaneering projects, project management principals, and software.

Week 3

40 hours


Assist Oceaneering project managers to define project scopes and objectives, all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.

Week 3

40 hours


Assist Oceaneering project managers by tracking project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals

Week 3

40 hours


Assist Oceaneering project managers in meeting budgetary objectives and making adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis

Week 4

40 hours


Assist Oceaneering project managers in developing comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members

Week 5

40 hours


Assist in developing spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs

Week 6 - 12

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


Additional, hands-on practice in each topic learned in previous weeks.


  • 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.
  • Completion of, or enrollment in a PMP Certification program.
  • Completed PMP Certification is preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience is preferred, but extensive, relevant military/ civilian experience may be considered in leue of degree.
  • Private or public shipyard experience is highly desired.
  • Experience working on US Navy Submarines, LCAC and/or DDS is highly desired.
  • Advanced level user understanding of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Detail oriented and results driven.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Must have a Secret/Confidential security clearance.
  • Must be a US citizen who is not a dual citizen of any other country.

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

Additional Information

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. Oceaneering joins the federal government in its effort to decrease the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, decrease worker absence, reduce labor costs, and improve the efficiency of work performed for the federal government.

As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, effective December 8, 2021, all new Oceaneering employees supporting federal government contracts must be fully vaccinated before their start date, except in the limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to a medical or religious accommodation. Unless entitled to an accommodation, applicants selected for hire must provide a copy of their COVID vaccination card.

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.
More Information on Oceaneering
Oceaneering operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Houston, TX. Oceaneering was founded in 1964. It has 11000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Days. To see all 53 open jobs at Oceaneering, click here.
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