Spanning Canada and the United States, North America is home to a plethora of major industry players, including Exxon Mobil Corp, the world's second-largest publicly traded company after Royal Dutch Shell. The region's oil and natural gas industry is focused on developing oil sands, deepwater gulf prospects and increasingly profitable shale deposits stretching across the continent. One of the premier sweet spots for deepwater exploration, the Gulf of Mexico is the largest body of water indenting the U.S. continental coastline, and its subsea developments continue to spark both national and international interest.
The Electrician reports to the Barge Engineer and is tasked with maintaining all electrical equipment on board the rig. The Electrician must comply with the company's permit to work system including lock-out tag-out. All temporary equipment that is installed on board the rig will be inspected and tied in to the rig's power distribution system by the Electrician.