Offshore Electrician





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Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is currently recruiting for an Offshore Electrician with extensive experience in the offshore oil and gas industry preferably in the Gulf of Mexico oilfields,

Required to perform the maintenance, testing, and repair of all electrical systems, equipment, and components of oil and gas production facilities in a manner consistent with regulatory and environmental rules, regulations, and testing procedures.

The position is to work offshore in Equatorial Guinea, on a rotational basis the normal working rotation 4 weeks on / 4 weeks off, but due to the COVID situation extended rotations are presently being worked.


Perform routine repairs and maintenance activities on electrical systems, equipment, and components on the facility according to manufacturers' recommendations and company requirements
Perform inspections, troubleshooting and repairs of electrical systems, equipment, and components according to applicable company requirements and specifications
Assist other personnel with equipment repairs and other duties assigned by Supervisor
Comprehensive working knowledge of the CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to include work orders, spare part location, ordering, tracking, asset assignment and frequency
Recommends improvements to maintenance record keeping and reporting
Performs overhaul of minor and major equipment unassisted
Assigned by Supervisor as team leader for equipment testing procedures, fault diagnosis, and root cause failure analysis
Assigned by Supervisor as team leader in the installation and commissioning of new equipment
Mentor and train less skilled personnel in your department
Use self-learning techniques to continually progress in your role and responsibilities
Completes work in a manner consistent with Noble Energy Equatorial Guinea Ltd. Environmental Health & Safety policies and procedures
Carry out duties according to the facility Electrical Safety Rules & Procedures, participate and receive a rating according to the guidelines
Lead by example, and mentor other personnel with Noble Energy EG Ltd. Environmental Health & Safety policies and procedures
Comprehensive knowledge of AC and DC electric motors, including best maintenance practices, troubleshooting, and repairs
Follow company requirements to execute equipment isolations for assigned tasks
Perform work according to all applicable codes

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Skills / Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

Associate \ Engineering Degree or relevant technical qualification.
Certified technical apprenticeship
A number of years relevant experience in a similar position offshore, preferably in the Gulf of Mexico
Offshore BOSIET Survival Certification.
CompEx Hazardous Areas Certification.
Job-Specific Skills:

Perform pre-job planning and hazard assessment, and risk assessment
Advanced knowledge and application of electrical theory, and appropriate level mathematical skills
Medium Voltage (6.6KV) switching experience and certificates
Strong electrical experienced in Offshore production environment – Generators, Transformers, Switchgear, Motors etc
HVAC experienced and certified.
Knowledge of Electronics and controls etc
Comp Ex Electrical trained
Advanced equipment condition monitoring techniques and analysis
Advanced knowledge of switch gear, motor starters, variable frequency drives, generators, emergency power and power distribution systems
Advanced knowledge and understanding of HVAC systems, refrigeration, galley and laundry equipment, including preventative maintenance procedures, troubleshooting, and repairs
Advanced computer skills ( Microsoft office)
Equipment isolation Permit to Work, and LOTO process
Advanced knowledge of PLCs and communications equipment
Preventative maintenance and corrective maintenance procedures
Knowledge of offshore oil and gas facility emergency procedures and safety systems
Ability to read, understand and follow schematics, technical manuals, procedures, P&ID’s and one line diagrams
Use FAT data and condition monitoring data to detect problems and identify trends
Current knowledge of industry best practices, equipment and tools

PC Application Skills:

Advanced computer skills (Microsoft office)
Personal Attributes:

Communicate in a clear and effective manner using written and verbal English
Positive attitude
Ability to train and mentor national trainees.
Leadership skills – ability to fulfill Elect Lead Tech function when required

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