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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


Candidates must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship


Seadrill is an equal opportunity employer