Company: Puglisevich
Skills: Electrical Engineering
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
No location/work authorization restrictions found.


REPORTS TO: Maintenance Supervisor/ Offshore Installation Manager (OIM)
DEPARTMENT: Maintenance

SUPERVISES: Chief Electrician/Electrician/Electronics Technician

LOCATION: Offshore Newfoundland
TYPE OF RIG: DP3 Self Propelled, Semi Submersible MODU, 6th Generation RAM Rig

JOB SUMMARY: Supervise the maintenance and repair of all electrical and electronic equipment onboard the vessel


  • Electrical Engineering or Electronic Technology degree
  • The candidate must have completed an appropriate course in industrial electrical technology at a recognized training institution, and apprenticeship experience and/or additional training to the equivalent of that required for a Canadian inter-provincial journeyman's certificate
  • Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education
  • 2+ years previous experience in a role with 6th generation semi submersible drilling rig
  • Experience with Kongsberg K-Chief /K-Pos systems
  • Experience from MH Drilling systems with newer control system (Drill view)
  • High voltage and low voltage experience
  • High voltage certificate H-01
  • Experience from DP operations
  • Knowledge of all technical calculations required for the safe operation of the drilling unit
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates
  • Must pass Physical, Drug Screen and Background /Pre-Employment Screening Checks.
  • Must have Basic Survival Training, H2S Alive, First Aid, WHMIS 2015, Fall Protection and Confined Space Entry.



  • Ensure daily completion of inspections and maintenance on electrical/electronic equipment
  • Enforce the permit to work and isolation system within the electrical/electronic department
  • Ensure the proper implementation of the Rig Maintenance System (RMS)
  • Ensure that the Technical Support Centre (TSC) is advised of electrical issued as required
  • Supervise the operation and service of power generation equipment, i.e. generator and engine controls, SCR's, switchgears, transformers, power distribution, etc
  • Supervise the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of general rig equipment such as HVAC system, refrigeration plants, power and communication systems, etc
  • 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
  • Supervise the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of electronic systems including dynamic positioning, communication, data acquisition, computers and navigational equipment
  • Supervise the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of electronic systems including, but not limited to, Subsea BOP controls and drilling package instrumentation and electronics
  • Ensure that all installation, calibration, and modification to electronic systems and components are properly carried out
  • Provide technical support, domestic and industrial electronic services to all areas of the rig
  • Implement the outstanding recommendations from audits, as issued by Clients, Regulatory Authorities or rig management
  • Ensure that reports for repair and maintenance of equipment are accurate and complete
  • Assist the Maintenance Supervisor in supplying information for maintenance and repair budget
  • Communicate equipment problems or breakdown with Field Support group and equipment vendor
  • Plan periodic maintenance according to the RMS guidelines and coordinate same with supervisor and other department heads
  • Ensure that an adequate supply of spares is maintained onboard to fulfill maintenance requirements and facilitate a safe and efficient operation
  • Incorporate the THINK process into all tasks, whether working alone or as part of a team
  • Participate in the START process
  • Ensure that subordinate personnel are properly trained to perform START process
  • Call a Time Out for Safety (TOFS) whenever an unplanned hazard or a change in the expected results is observed
  • Demonstrate commitment to the Company's safety policies through leadership and guidance
  • Actively participate in weekly safety meetings and pre-tour meetings as required
  • Report any incidents, potential hazards or abnormal situations to the Maintenance Supervisor and other department heads
  • Ensure a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping is maintained onboard the rig
  • Meet the training requirements as per the applicable training matrix
  • Participate fully in the annual performance appraisal process
  • Mentor, develop and train new crew members to ensure they are competent to work at their next job level
  • Ensure that all subordinates have the necessary skills and experience to fulfill their assigned tasks in a safe and efficient manner
  • Recommend promotions or disciplinary action up to and including discharge
  • Supervise and guide crew members on their On the Job Training (OJT) program
  • Maintain discipline onboard and ensure compliance with Company disciplinary procedures


It is the objective of our Client and Puglisevich to ensure employment equity within the workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities having the capability, qualifications and experience to make application for this position. Qualified residents of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador will be given first consideration in the staffing of these positions.


We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.