Rig Chief Electrician

Viking Oman Oilfield Services
Muscat, Muscat Governorate, Oman
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10 + Years Experience

Company: Viking Oman Oilfield Services
Skills: Rig Electrician
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Muscat, Muscat Governorate, Oman
Status: Active

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: Oman

Rig Chief Electrician

Viking Oman Oilfield Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Viking International, is recruiting for safety-driven and experienced Chief Rig Electrician to assist our Oman operations.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prioritize, schedule, and complete incoming work requests while providing a safe work environment and a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Perform scheduled and proactive maintenance on drilling equipment to ensure a high level of operation.
  • Compile information from walk-through assessments to create a proactive approach on any issues in order to maintain excellent facilities.
  • Coordinate needed repairs, manage equipment replacement, and oversee vendor performance.
  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, drilling systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of equipment does not deteriorate.
  • Assemble, install or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components.
  • Diagnose mechanical/electrical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals and part catalogs as necessary.
  • Inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
  • Assure safety standards are used which comply with all company, local, city, state and federal guidelines.
  • Other related duties as required.


The successful applicant will possess the following qualifications:

  • Must have completion of post-secondary education
  • Must have experience working on AC/VFD/TDS/PHS 1000 - 2000HP Rigs
  • Must have a minimum of ten (10) Years of Drilling Industry experience of Oil and Gas well drilling
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) Year of Drilling Industry experience in the GCC region
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) Years' experience in the position requested
  • Must be proficient with computer hardware (CCTV, PLC Programming), and the software Microsoft Suite
  • Must be fluent written and spoken English
  • Able to demonstrate excellent safety leadership
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Has experience assisting in effective management of personnel and operations;
  • Able to impact and influence people
  • Able to build customer relationships.

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