Company: Valaris
Skills: Electrician
Other Skills: Assistant Electrician
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Angola, Angola

Job Summary

Assist the Electrician in ensuring the safe and efficient operations of all electrical tools and equipment including electrical lights, electrical components of motors, engines, generators, tools, etc.

We welcome qualified female applicants to apply for this position.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participates in safety meetings and other MODU safety programs.
  • Assists Electrician in maintaining and repairing all electrical equipment and systems which include: Generators and Generator control systems, Transforming systems, Drilling system, Electrical motors, Jacking systems, Pumps, Air conditioning and refrigeration systems, Crane electrical systems, Inter communication equipment, Power generators, Lighting fixtures, Alarms, Fuses and Switches.
  • Adheres to Valaris planned preventive maintenance plan to minimize down time and maximize safety.
  • Adheres to MODU mobilization procedures and related maintenance as directed by operations manual.
  • Follows correct lock-out, tag-out procedures.
  • Eliminates all electrical hazards as they are identified.
  • Establishes effective barriers when unable to remove hazards.
  • Ensures all electrical tools and equipment are kept in safe working order.
  • Maintains proper level of electrical parts, spares and equipment inventories.
  • Assists the Mechanic and Welder on special projects when required.
  • Ensures activities are conducted in compliance with Valaris Safe System of Work.(SSOW)
  • Maintains appropriate logs and records in accordance with company, regulatory and certification agencies requirements.
  • Follows the provisions of the National Electrical Code, USCG, HSE, Fire Prevention Codes and other regulations that may apply.
  • Assists Electrician in corporate and regulatory inspections.
  • Conducts pre-task meetings and when a work order is required, under-takes the work required with authorization.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Three (3) years working as an Electrician or Assistant Electrician with prior offshore experience preferred.
  • Completion of Secondary or High School education and must meet the training and certification requirements for Assistant Electrician.
  • Experience working on drilling units within the West Africa region is highly preferred.




The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.



Valaris is an equal opportunity employer in all aspects of employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other non-job related factors.



At Valaris, our core purpose is to provide responsible solutions that deliver energy to the world. Our purpose is the driving force that defines us as a leading organization in our industry. Our diverse fleet of ultra-deepwater drillships, versatile semisubmersibles and modern shallow-water jackups is capable of meeting a wide spectrum of customers' well program requirements. Our rig fleet is among the most technologically advanced in the industry and our well-trained crews perform at the highest levels in the most challenging offshore environments. With an unwavering focus on safety and dedicated employees, we provide innovative solutions and aim to deliver excellence in everything that we do.