Company: Transocean
Skills: Electrical Engineering, Maintenance Manager
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Offshore Maintenance Group
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Job Summary
Supervise the maintenance and repair of all electrical and electronic equipment onboard the vessel

Job Description


Reports to the Maintenance Supervisor, Chief Engineer or Offshore Installation Manager (OIM) SUPERVISION: Supervises the Chief Electrician, Electrician, Electronics Technician


- Electrical Engineering or Electronic Technology degree or high school diploma. Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education. - Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates - Knowledge of all technical calculations required for electrical operation of the drilling unit and basic computer skills


Operations/Maintenance: - Ensure daily completion of inspections and maintenance on electrical/electronic equipment - Authority I - Enforce the permit to work and isolation system within the electrical/electronic department - Authority I - Ensure the proper implementation of the Rig Maintenance System (RMS) - Authority I - Ensure that the Technical Support Center (TSC) is advised of electrical issues as required - - Authority I - Supervise the operation and service of power generation equipment, i.e., generators and engine controls, SCRs, switchgears, transformers, power distribution, etc. - Authority I - Supervise the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of general rig equipment such as HVAC system, refrigeration plants, power and communication systems, etc. - Authority I - Supervise the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of electrical components of drilling equipment, i.e., DC drilling motors and auxiliaries, Top Drive System, mud pumps, etc. - Authority II - Supervise the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of electronic systems including dynamic positioning, communication, data acquisition, computers and navigational equipment - Authority I - Supervise the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of electronic systems including, but not limited to, Subsea BOP controls and drilling package instrumentation and electronics - Authority I - Ensure that all installation, calibration, and modification to electronic systems and components are properly carried out - Authority I - Provide technical support, domestic and industrial electronic services to all areas of the rig - Authority I - Implement the outstanding recommendations from audits, as issued by Clients, Regulatory Authorities or rig management - Authority II - Ensure that reports for repair and maintenance of equipment are accurate and complete - Authority I - Assist the Maintenance Supervisor/Chief Engineer in supplying information for maintenance and repair budget - Authority II - Communicate equipment problems or breakdown with Field Support group and equipment vendor - Authority II - Plan periodic maintenance according to the RMS guidelines and coordinate same with supervisor and other department heads - Authority II - Ensure that an adequate supply of spares is maintained onboard to fulfill maintenance requirements and facilitate a safe and efficient operation - Authority I - Communicate equipment problems or breakdown information via direct supervisor to Field Support Group - Authority II QHSE: - - Incorporate the THINK planning process into all tasks, whether working alone or as part of a team - Authority I - Participate fully in the START Process - Authority I - Ensure subordinate personnel are properly trained in the START process - 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 - Actively participate in weekly safety meetings and pre-tour meetings as required - Authority I - Report any incidents, potential hazards or abnormal situations to the Maintenance Supervisor/Chief Engineer and other department heads - Authority I - Ensure a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping is maintained onboard the rig - Authority I Personnel: - - Meets the training requirements of the applicable training matrix - Authority I - Participate fully in the annual performance appraisal process - Authority I - Mentor, develop and train crew members to ensure 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 - Recommended promotion or disciplinary action up to and including discharge - 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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