Company: Transocean
Skills: Subsea Engineer, WellSite Supervisor
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Offshore, Angola

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: Angola

Offshore Maintenance Group

Transocean is focused on being the employer of choice for the drilling industry.
We are challenging ourselves every day to push the performance of the company through technological advances and passion for our work.

Job Summary

- Supervise the maintenance and repair of mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment onboard the vessel
- Exercise effective control and efficient operation of the technical and mechanical aspects of the rig with due regard to personnel safety, the rig, and protection of the environment

Job Description

This position is available only to candidates who meet applicable company and local government nationalisation /residency requirements.

Reports to the First Assistant Engineer

Supervises the Third Assistant Engineer and Motor Operator

- High school diploma or equivalent. Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communication may be substituted in lieu of formal education.
- Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates

- Knowledge of technical calculations required for mechanical operations and basic computer skills

- Coordinate and ensure that all mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment maintenance and repair is done in a safe and prudent manner - Authority II
- Ensure conformance to policies, local and international regulations relating to the operation of the rig, and current pollution regulations - Authority I
- Monitor the power plants' controls and power distribution; ensure that power is available at all times - Authority I
- Ensure that the permit to work system is in place and followed - Authority I
- Participate in the effective management of the Rig Maintenance System (RMS) and ensure all records are maintained on a timely basis - Authority II
- Operate, maintain and repair as necessary the engine cooling water system, lube oil system, and fuel system - Authority I
- Supervise the maintenance and repair on all pumps and valves of the ballast system, thrusters, associated driven pumps and auxiliary equipment - Authority I
- Liaise with the marine department regarding the loading, ordering and use of fuel, potable water, and drill water in consideration of the rig's stability - Authority II
- Carry out equipment periodic maintenance according to RMS guidelines and coordinate same with First Engineer - Authority II
- Ensure that reports for repair and maintenance of equipment are accurate and complete - Authority I
- Carry out classification society surveys as part of continuous survey of machinery - Authority I
- Assist the First Engineer in ensuring that all third-party equipment is fit for purpose, certified, correctly installed, and maintained while on the rig - Authority II
- In conjunction with the First Engineer, monitor and control the use and distribution of consumables/materials; generate requisitions as required - Authority II
- Maintain an adequate supply of spares to fulfill maintenance requirements and facilitate a safe and efficient operation - Authority I
- Inform the First Engineer of any technical problems or limitations that may affect the safe operation of the rig - Authority I
- Implement outstanding recommendations from audits, as issued by Clients, Regulatory Authorities or rig management - Authority II
- Assist the First Engineer in supplying information for maintenance and repair budget - Authority II
- Assist in communicating equipment problems or breakdown with Field Support group and equipment vendors - Authority II

- Incorporate the THINK planning process into all tasks, whether working alone or as part of a team - Authority I
- Participate daily in START Process - Authority I
- Apply START Monitoring during the execution of planned tasks - Authority I
- Ensure that subordinate personnel are properly trained to perform START observations and monitoring - Authority I
- Call a Time Out for Safety (TOFS) whenever an unplanned hazard or a change in the expected results is observed - Authority I
- Demonstrate commitment to Company safety policies through leadership and guidance - Authority I
- Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements for environmental protection - Authority I
- Actively participate in weekly safety meetings and pre-tour meetings as required - Authority I
- Report any incidents, potential hazards or abnormal situations to the First Engineer and other department heads - Authority I
- Assist with preparing Safety Analysis for hazardous situations - Authority II
- Ensure that a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping is maintained onboard the rig - Authority I

Personnel: -
- Meet the training requirements according to the applicable training matrix - Authority I
- Participate fully in the annual performance appraisal process - Authority I
- Mentor, develop and train crew members to ensure that they are competent to work at their next job level - Authority II
- Ensure that all subordinates have the necessary skills and experience to fulfill their assigned tasks in a safe and efficient manner - Authority I
- Supervise and guide crew members in their On-the-Job Training (OJT) program - Authority I
- Maintain discipline onboard and ensure compliance with Company disciplinary procedures - Authority II

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