Position: Electronic Technician

Positions Available 1
Industry Oil & Gas
Location 611 Torbay Road, Suite 1
Hourly Rate N/A
Salary N/A
Start Date 1st Aug 17
Contract type Contract
Reference ID 11723
Contact Holly Bragg holly.bragg@puglisevich.com

Position details




REPORTS TO : Chief Electronic Technician



LOCATION : Offshore Newfoundland


TYPE OF RIG : DP3 Self Propelled, Semi Submersible MODU, 6th Generation RAM Rig

ROTATION : 21/21

START DATE: August 2017

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full Time, 15 Month Contract



BASIC FUNCTION: Assist with the maintenance, repair and installation all electronic equipment onboard the rig.



  • High school diploma or equivalent. Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education.
  • The candidate must have successfully completed a course in electronics technology at a recognized training institution followed by additional training and/or experience involving AC/DC drive systems, SCR’s and PLC controls
  • 2+ Years experience as an Electronic Technician
  • Knowledge of all technical calculations required for electronic operation of the drilling unit and basic computer skills.
  • Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates.
  • Must pass Physical, Drug Screen and Background /Pre-Employment Screening Checks.
  • Must have Basic Survival Training, H2S Alive, First Aid, WHMIS 2015, Fall Protection and Confined Space Entry, Hazardous Area EX Training




  • Carry out daily inspections and maintenance on electronic equipment are carried out.
  • Comply with the permit to work system is in place and followed.
  • Carry out periodic maintenance according to the Preventive Maintenance System (PMS) guidelines and coordinate same with supervisor and other department heads.
  • Assist in the maintenance and repair of all electronic systems including Dynamic Positioning, communication, data acquisition, computers and navigational equipment.
  • Assist with troubleshooting and repair of electronic systems in relation to Subsea BOP equipment and drilling package instrumentation and electronics
  • Assist in carrying out installation, calibration, and modification to electronic systems and components.
  • Maintain an adequate supply of spares in order to fulfil maintenance requirements – inform the Chief Electronic Technician when there is need to re-order.
  • Inform supervisor and other department heads of any technical problems or limitations that may affect the safe operation of the rig.
  • Ensure that reports for repair and maintenance of equipment are accurate and complete.
  • Assist in providing information for maintenance and repair budget.
  • Assist in providing information for maintenance and repair budget.
  • Assist with the implementation of the outstanding recommendations from audits, as issued by Clients, Regulatory Authorities or rig management
  • Communicate equipment problems or breakdown information via direct supervisor to Field Support Group.


  • Carry out assigned duties in a safe manner according to Company policies and procedures.
  • Actively participate in weekly safety meetings and pre job meetings as required
  • Report any incidents, potential hazards or abnormal situations to supervisor and other department heads.
  • Respond to emergency situations as per designation on station bill.
  • Assist in preparing Job Safety Analysis for hazardous situations.
  • Ensure all relevant safety procedures and practices are adhered to during mechanical maintenance work
  • Assist in ensuring a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping is maintained onboard the rig.
  • Ensure regulatory requirements for environmental protection are complied with.


  • Meets the training requirements as per the applicable training matrix
  • Assist with the supervision and training of the Electrical Trainee.
  • Maintain discipline onboard and ensure compliance with Company disciplinary procedures.

It is the objective of Transocean and Puglisevich to ensure employment equity within the workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities having the capability, qualifications and experience to make application for this position. Qualified residents of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador will be given first consideration in the staffing of these positions.


We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Company Info

Company: Puglisevich