Company: Transocean
Skills: Electrical Technician, Mechanical Technician
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Deepwater Proteus, Mexico

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
Monitor performance, lubricate, and maintain the engines and other mechanical equipment onboard the vessel
Job Description


Reports to the Chief Mechanic/Mechanic or Officer in Charge of the Engineering Watch


  • 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
  • Valid QMED/Oiler credential
  • STCW 95 III/4 (on self-propelled vessels, not required in West Africa)
  • TWIC Card (US Licenses only)




  • Lubricate moving parts such as gears, shafts, and bearings on engines and auxiliary equipment. Authority II
  • Monitor working temperatures and pressures on all engine room and associated equipment. Authority II
  • Check and record lubricating oil level readings-top up as required. Authority II
  • Maintain daily log of all engine room equipment. Authority I
  • Monitor all engine room systems for leaks and report any defects immediately. Authority I
  • Carry out routine maintenance and minor repairs on the engine room equipment and machinery as directed. Authority III
  • Assist with repairs to engines and equipment in engine room and machine shop. Authority II
  • Maintain the engine room and associated workshop in a clean, tidy and hazard-free condition. Authority I




  • Incorporate the Task Planning and Risk Assessment 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
  • Call a Time Out for Safety (TOFS) whenever an unplanned hazard or a change in the expected results is observed. Authority I
  • Carry out assigned duties in a safe manner according to Company policies and procedures. Authority I
  • Comply 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 supervisor and other department heads. Authority I
  • Assist during emergency situations as designated on station bill. Authority I
  • Ensure that all relevant safety procedures and practices are adhered to during mechanical maintenance work. Authority I




  • Meet the training requirements according to the applicable training matrix. Authority I
  • Participate fully in the annual performance appraisal process. Authority I


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