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JOB TITLE:                Electrical Supervisor


REPORTING TO:     Technical Section Leader / OIM-DSL


LOCATION:           Offshore




Responsible for operating, maintaining and repairing electrical equipment and systems as well as organizing and supervising the electrical personnel onboard.




Responsible for/ensure:

·         Compliance with the Seadrill Code of Conduct.

·         Compliance with applicable internal and external governing requirements.

·         That any operations do not exceed the limitations of the unit or its equipment.

·         Daily detailed planning is conducted for all upcoming operations.

·         Good and clear communications with all involved parties

·         That technical related certification at all times is valid and available onboard

·         Compliance with Seadrill training, certification and competence requirements.

·         That all relevant personnel are adequately trained in handling emergencies.

·         That all emergency equipment is in good condition and configured as required.

·         Non-compliances are promptly acted on and reported to the direct supervisor.

·         Training and competence assessments as assigned and/or required are performed.

·         Compliance with the standard for tidiness and cleanness.

·         Assume the safety role as per station bill and emergency preparedness plan.


Participate in:

·         Meeting activities in a proactive and constructive manner.

·         Training and competence assessments as assigned and/or required.




Responsible for/ensure:

·         All relevant governing documents are adhered to by direct reports.

·         All relevant governing documents are revised as and when required.

·         That clear daily guidelines are provided to all direct reports.

·         All software licenses, back-ups and upgrades are maintained

·         Visible leadership by spending time in the field and monitoring daily operations.

·         Required logbooks are maintained and updated as per requirements.

·         Thorough handovers are provided at each daily change of shift.

·         Subordinates are trained to fill higher positions.

·         Other duties are performed as required and/or directed by his/her direct supervisor.




Responsible for/ensure:

·         Operational preparedness of all safety and emergency equipment.

·         That all relevant equipment is maintained and maintenance is recorded.

·         Sufficient stock of spare parts and materials required is maintained.







·         Oversee daily inspection and maintenance on all electrical equipment

·         Ensure that the electrical facilities and associated electrical equipment are in the prescribed condition

·         Ensure that the permit to work and energy isolation procedures are strictly adhered to by the electrical department at all times

·         Assist in planning and coordinating all preventative and corrective maintenance activities in conjunction with other department heads to avoid downtime

·         Supervise the operation and service of power generation equipment

·         Ensure that reports for repair and maintenance of equipment are accurate and complete

·         Responsible for ensuring that the electrical department are conversant with relevant rig specific procedures, that they are understood, utilized and updated accordingly

·         Provide technical support and electronic services to all areas of the unit

·         Read and interpret electrical drawings schematics, and diagrams

·         Initiates analysis and identifies the root causes of failures on unit equipment and systems

·         Troubleshoot any electrical problems on the unit and supervise repair of equipment

·         Communicate equipment problems or breakdown information with equipment vendor and onshore staff

·         Ensure that the maintenance log and all reports are accurate and complete

·         Assist the Technical Section Leader with budget preparation and control

·         Ensure electrical inventory is maintained within budget and at operating levels

·         Conduct performance appraisals for subordinates. Recommend promotion, development or disciplinary action

·         Effectively use all safety and environmental tools employed by Seadrill (4-point check, OBS cards, PTW etc.)






·         Electrical Engineering or Electronic Technology Degree from an accredited technical school, trade school or college. High School Diploma or Equivalent

·         Minimum two years experience as a Senior Electrician or Supervisory position in an Offshore Marine Environment


Mandatory Training/Certifications for personnel working in Canada only:

  • Basic Survival Training (BST)
  • Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S)
  • Regulatory Awareness
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)




Must pass Physical, Drug Screen and Background Check




Seadrill is an equal opportunity employer