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JOB TITLE:                Senior Electronic Technician


REPORTING TO:     Technical Section Leader / OIM-DSL  


LOCATION:           Offshore




Responsible for operating, maintaining and repairing electronic equipment and systems, organizing and supervising the electronic personnel onboard.




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

·         Five years of electrical systems with two of these years offshore or two years experience with an industry degree with one of these years offshore

·         Read and understand electrical drawings, schematics and diagrams.


Mandatory Training/Certifications for personnel working in Canada only:

·         Basic Survival Training (BST)

·         Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S)

·         Regulatory Awareness

·         Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

·         Hazardous Area Equipment Training





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:

·         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:

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

·         Operational preparedness of all safety and emergency equipment.

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




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

·         Ensure that entries on permits, isolation tags and logs reflect current status

·         Carry out installation, calibration and modification to electronic, instrumentation systems and components

·         Ensure all electronic equipment brought onto the rig, including Third Party equipment, is certified and meets regulatory requirements

·         Conversant with the Programmable Logic Computer (PLC) system and networking drive control systems

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

·         Ensure daily inspections and maintenance on all electronic equipment are carried out

·         Rebuild and repair printed circuit boards

·         Read and work from electronic blueprint drawings

·         Assist the electrical department with resolving electrical problems as required

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




Must pass
Physical, Drug Screen and Background Check




is an equal opportunity employer