Company: Transocean
Skills: Maintenance Technician
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Engineering & Technical Svcs Group
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Job Summary
To develop and implement robust maintenance plans for drilling and mechanical systems on the company drilling units in line with company policy, procedures and maintenance strategy. The specialist will work with drilling and mechanical system Subject matter experts and field technician to improve the maintenance plans based on rig feedback, lessons learned and data analysis.

The specialist will be responsible for the changes to maintenance strategy and maintenance plans implemented in the company Computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) and identification and deployment of Condition monitoring (CM) systems and Condition based maintenance (CBM) techniques
Job Description

Optimize and improve rig maintenance practices for drilling and mechanical systems through continual review of standard Preventive and Predictive maintenance tasks, change requests raised by rig technicians and recommendations from the subject matter expert team.

Recommend changes in PM tasks based on strategy, scope or policy and procedure changes to improve overall cost effectiveness and/or maintenance practices by using insights for historical maintenance data analysis (i.e. change of a 5-yearly PM major overhaul to Condition based maintenance with necessary Class/ Regulatory approvals where applicable)

Develop and implement CBM strategy for the fleet and verify effectiveness and regulatory approval for new and emerging condition monitoring techniques for rig equipment systems, provided by Original equipment manufacturers (OEM).

Work with the company maintenance personnel to ensure proper standardization and set up of the CMMS so that the system provides valuable data with regard to maintenance history, trends, compliance with manufacturer recommendations, and company requirements.

Work with Reliability, Technical field support and Engineering groups to ensure that lateral learning from equipment failure root cause investigations is applied through the company system across the fleet

Work on special projects as directed by management.

Travel to company drilling units and project sites as needed for understanding of technical issues and challenges.

Demonstrate commitment to company safety policies through leadership and guidance.

Ensure regulatory requirements for environmental protection are complied with.


EDUCATION: College degree or equivalent maintenance training and related experience.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum 10 years' experience in engineering or maintenance of offshore drilling systems, and background in core maintenance management.

SKILLS: Computer knowledge, office applications, strong oral and written communication skills

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to understand and derive technical insights from maintenance trends for continuous improvement of company maintenance strategies. Travel required to rigs.

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