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Title:  Maintenance Support Engineer

Reporting To: Maintenance Manager

Function: Technical Services

Location:  Houston Office


Seadrill is one of the world’s most modern offshore Deepwater drilling companies, employing some 2600 people around the world. Our vision is to Set the Standard in Drilling. It’s an ambitious goal. And every single one of us has a part to play. Help us to keep innovating, improving and maintaining the highest safety standards, and we’ll give you what you need to be your best too.

Diversity and inclusion are more than words for us. Everyone is welcome—as an inclusive workplace, our people are comfortable bringing their authentic whole selves to work. We continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our people. It fuels our innovation and connects us closer to our customers and the communities we operate in.


 The Maintenance Support Engineer is responsible for ensuring the enterprise asset management (EAM) system, Maximo, is implemented in a standardized manner across the fleet.  This includes ensuring corporate and regulatory requirements are adhered to on each rig, providing technical support and training to the onshore and offshore team members when required, and monitoring performance of the maintenance system and recommending improvements when issues are identified.


  • Understand and ensure compliance with current Seadrill maintenance policies and objectives.
  • Ensure all rigs maintain and operate the EAM efficiently and within the company directives, procedures, and standards.
  • Monitor maintenance results from rigs. Assist rig teams in development of optimized maintenance tasks.
  • Collaborates with corporate and operations teams to provide EAM technical support both onshore and offshore as required.
  • Collaborates with subject matter experts regarding technical queries and compliance with latest maintenance requirements.
  • Ensures compliance with the latest maintenance requirements as set forth by regulatory and class authorities.
  • Researches and implements reliability and efficiency improvements in a consistent and standardized manner across the fleet.
  • Provides training in maintenance policies, processes, and the use of the enterprise asset management system to both onshore and offshore personnel.
  • Maintain all relevant documentation and certifications, including relevant medicals, to allow for unrestricted travel to all offices and offshore assets as required by direct supervisor.


 Our goal is to ensure that ‘nobody gets hurt’ whilst performing their job. Everyone at Seadrill has a part to play in meeting our safety commitment.

Through strong leadership and personal responsibility from all employees, we take a systematic approach to identifying, managing and preventing the hazards involved in our day-to-day operations. Nothing is more important to us than the health, safety and security of our workforce and the communities in which we operate and behaving responsibly towards our shared environment. We are vigilant, disciplined and always looking out for one another. We have developed and embedded a strong safety culture onshore and offshore, fostered by all employees, who each have a personal responsibility and the authority to put an immediate stop to the job if they believe it to be unsafe. Everyone at Seadrill is accountable for helping to build this culture of care.


 In Seadrill, setting the standard is not just about what we deliver, but how we deliver it.

We co-created our Behavioural Framework with our employees, where we identified four key competencies that define our culture and help us to live our values. Our behaviours are embedded in the way we work and support and guide us day to day:

  • Drive & Ownership
  • Change & Forward Thinking
  • Communication & Collaboration
  • Service Delivery



  • Minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience (military or commercial) in a technical maintenance environment; offshore experience with maintenance operations preferred.
  • Working knowledge of enterprise maintenance systems and proven experience in hands on maintenance operations.
  • High level of relevant technical knowledge
  • Is highly organized, analytical, and detail oriented.
  • Ability to liaise at a high level with drilling units’ maintenance teams and unit management.
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and in writing.
  • Technical documentation report writing and audit skills.
  • Good hands-on skills and ability to teach and train others.
  • Managerial/administrative skills to effectively execute role.
  • The ability to communicate with personnel at various levels.
  • Personal Computer skills, including basic e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet applications, and project management software.


  • Excellent understanding of Maximo or similar asset management systems.
  • Recent or imminent veteran of US Military service.


Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a US citizen, or authorized to work lawfully in the United States, without sponsorship from Seadrill.
  • Must be able and willing to work regularly from Seadrill’s Houston office location during typical and customary business hours.
  • Flexible to travel offshore as required in any country Seadrill operates.
  • Must pass Drug Screen and Background Check.


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant engineering/technical field
  • Demonstrated history of working effectively in various offshore marine/subsea settings in the naval sector, and/or oilfield & energy industry.


We value our people and want to retain them. So, we offer a competitive package built around an attractive base salary and a range of benefits tailored to your location.
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