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Electrical Service Technician

Status: Now Accepting Applications

Company: Caltex Oil Tools

19910 Telge Road

Tomball, TX 77377


Caltex Oil Tools is seeking an electrical service technician with a passion to operate, service, and build electro hydromechanical systems.

Company Description

Caltex is an exciting, young company, headquartered in Houston, Texas, that develops new technology for the challenging subsea environment. Our custom-designed equipment operates around the world in ultradeep water, working with ROV and other remote technologies, providing solutions to our client's complex problems.

Job Description

The electrical service technician will

  • Operate subsea equipment and perform maintenance on and offshore. Subsea equipment type ranges from electro-hydraulic ROV tools, light well intervention systems, pipeline intervention systems, commissioning hardware and more.
  • Maintain and repair electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems and their associated subsystems.
  • Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic equipment to determine fault and provide resolution to maintain project uptime.
  • Work with project teams to develop concepts into real-world service equipment utilizing hands-on experience to drive equipment optimization for service and operational reliability.
  • Interface equipment and project-specific hardware onto a vessel/facility and work with ROVs to aid in effectively and safely completing offshore projects.
  • Work in a respectful and professional manner with fellow employees, management, and clients.


The electrical service technician will

  • Report daily activities and operations to management.
  • Work individually and within team environments.
  • Follow company policies, guidelines, and procedures.
  • Work efficiently in dynamic work environments.
  • Follow procedures, manuals, and work instructions specific to the project.
  • Be comfortable with taking on new responsibilities.
  • Prioritize safety and quality.
  • Maintain a respectful attitude.

Technical Responsibilities

The electrical service technician will

  • Be proficient at troubleshooting electrical control systems and subcomponents.
  • Configure control systems utilizing custom-developed software applications.
  • Have experience with the setup, configuration, and troubleshooting of computer networking and communications with Ethernet, CAN, RS-232 / 485 / 422.
  • Use electronic test instrument (e.g., oscilloscope, multimeter, CAN adapter, etc.) for troubleshooting.
  • Be familiar with ROV control systems and architecture for interfacing equipment/power and communications.


  • Vocational/trade school or associate's degree in technology or relevant field
  • Minimum of 2 years of field service experience
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft suite of products
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Experience in deepwater, subsea, and ROV operations (preferred)

Working Conditions

This position is considered offshore and onshore work, which is characterized as follows:

  • Outdoors/indoors, day/night, over/near water
  • On/near moving and/or vibrating equipment
  • Humidity above 90%, noise over 85 decibels, intense light/glare
  • In vicinity of high-pressure hydraulics and/or high-voltage electrical equipment
  • Potential exposure to open fire/flames/sparks
  • Constant exposure to airborne dust, fumes, and gases
  • Work surface is stable, height is elevated

International travel may be required.


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • 401(k) match
  • Company-paid short-term disability

Caltex Oil Tools LLC. Is a solution-focused company providing equipment rentals, services, and customized engineering capabilities to the offshore oil and gas industry, headquartered in Houston and led by a core management team with more than 65 years of experience in deep water, remote technologies and intervention solutions.

EOE AA M/F/VET/Disability

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