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Electrical Technician Officer (ETO)

Helix Energy Solutions Group
Updated: Sep 5 2012
Desired Expertise: Electronics Tech
Experience: 4+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Salary: To Be Discussed
Location: Offshore, US
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: None
Job Description:

Where Energy and Opportunity Unite

Helix Energy Solutions, headquartered in Houston, Texas, is an international offshore energy company that provides development solutions and other key life of field services to the open energy market as well as to our own oil and gas business unit.  That business unit is a prospect generation, exploration, development and production company.  Employing our own key services and methodologies, we seek to lower finding and development costs, relative to industry norms.

Our commitment to excellence has led us to become:

The leading oil and gas producer in the GOM, focusing on fields considered marginal by major operators both in shallow and deepwater; The world's largest rig-less well intervention contractor; Most active deepwater reeled pipelay contractor in the GOM; and the largest independent reservoir engineering and well technology consulting business.

Our achievements are powered by our most valuable asset - the talented, committed employees at all levels and locations throughout the world.  Our experienced and motivated teams have diverse skills and expertise, but they share a common commitment - to safe operations, exceptional performance and unparalleled customer satisfaction.  

Because of our continuous growth, we would like to invite you to consider Helix ESG as a career option. Helix Corporate Human Resources has a need for a dynamic and talented ETO to work offshore on our state-of-the-art DPII vessels.

About the ETO Position:

The safe and efficient operation, maintenance and repair of all electronic equipment on board, with shared responsibility for the telecoms; Ensuring that the DP system operates within its technical specifications; Carries out fault-finding, maintenance and repair on DP control system as required; Administration of the planned maintenance system for the electronic components of the vessel; Maintenance and repair of electronic systems as required; Exercising control over ordering electronic spares and consumables; Ensuring that all electronic and DP systems records, manuals and technical drawings are updated and maintained correctly; Performing emergency duties in accordance with the vessel's Muster List / Station Bill; Ensuring that the daily activities within the electronic department are carried out in a safe and efficient manner and that the impact of the operations on the environment are within acceptable limits; Arrange and conduct regular HSE inspections of electronic systems and spaces; Coordination of work permits within his area of jurisdiction (this may be in consultation with the Senior / Chief Electrician (where carried), Chief Engineer / Master / Chief Officer); Participating as a member of the Vessel Safety Committee if so elected; Ensuring adequate safe systems of work are adopted for all activities within the electronics department and that all relevant safety regulations and procedures are adopted.


You MUST be a US Citizen or a permanent resident of the United States.  Recognized relevant academic qualifications or evidence of having completed an appropriate apprenticeship within the electrical trade.  Optional: STCW A-VI/1 and A-VI/1-2 (Basic STCW).  Minimum 4 years experience as (ship's) ETO or which 2 years must have been served on a DP operated vessel. Fluent in both verbal and written English.  Computer literate.  Completion of external safety/trade training as per Company's training matrix.

Required Safety / Trade Certifications:

  •   STCW-95 Basic Training
  •   Ordinary / Higher National Certificate - Electrical (university or college degree or training certificate / diploma)
  •   Valid Passport
  •   Transportation Worker Identification Credential
  •   Safe Gulf / Rig Pass Training
  •   HUET


Helix offers a competitive compensation and a complete benefits package.


This Position Is Closed to New Applicants

This position is no longer open for new applications. Either the position has expired or was removed because it was filled. However, there are thousands of other great jobs to be found on Rigzone.

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