Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
REPORTS TO: CHIEF ELECTRICIAN
JOB SUMMARY: Assist the Chief Electrician in the installation, maintenance and repair of all electrical equipment onboard the rig
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform daily inspections and maintenance on electrical equipment.
Comply with the permit to work and isolation systems.
Carry out periodic maintenance according to the guidelines
Maintain, troubleshoot and repair all power generation and distribution equipment, i.e. generators and engine controls, SCRs, switchgears, transformers, etc.
Assist with the maintenance and repair of general rig equipment such as HVAC system, refrigeration plants, communication systems, lighting, etc.
Carry out maintenance and repair on electrical components of drilling equipment, i.e. driller's console, DC drilling motors and auxiliaries, top drive system, drawworks, mud pumps, etc.
Carry out maintenance and repair on electrical components of marine equipment, i.e. thruster motors and auxiliaries, ballast pumps, control panels, cranes, etc.
Install new equipment as required, with regards to electrical wiring, fixtures and junction boxes, etc.
Assist in performing and interpreting power calculations, power factor, insulation tests, and positive relay tests as required.
Study and understand electrical schematics as required.
Maintain an adequate supply of spares to fulfill maintenance requirements; inform Chief Electrician when there is need to reorder.
Inform supervisor and other department heads of any technical problems or limitations that may affect the safe operation of the rig
Other duties as required.
Valid Technical Certificate in the Electrical field from a recognized body
Valid Basic Survival Training or BOSIET
High school diploma or equivalent
2+ years previous experience on an offshore drilling rig
Medical (CAPP or OGUK)
Knowledge of all technical calculations required for electrical operation of the drilling unit and basic computer skills
Must pass Physical, Drug Screen and Background /Pre-Employment Screening Checks.
International Travel is required