Position: Motor Operator

Positions Available 2
Industry Oil & Gas
Location 611 Torbay Road, Suite 1
Hourly Rate N/A
Salary N/A
Start Date 16th Oct 17
Contract type Contract
Reference ID 12015
Contact Rena Sicord rena.sicord@puglisevich.com

Position details



REPORTS TO: Chief Mechanic / Mechanic or 2nd Engineer / 3rd Engineer
DEPARTMENT: Maintenance


LOCATION: Offshore Newfoundland
TYPE OF RIG: Semi-Submersible


JOB SUMMARY:  Monitor performance, lubricate, and maintain the engines and other mechanical equipment



  • 4th Class Engineer or Marine Diesel Mechanics Certificate  
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent. Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education
  • 2+ years experience as a Motorman
  • 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.




  • Lubricate moving parts such as gears, shafts, and bearings on engines and auxiliary equipment
  • Monitor working temperatures and pressures on all engine room and associated equipment
  • Check and record lubricating oil level readings – top up as required
  • Maintain daily log of all engine room equipment
  • Monitor all engine room systems for leaks and report any defects immediately
  • Carry out routine maintenance and minor repairs on the engine room equipment and machinery as directed
  • Assist with repairs to engines and equipment in engine room and machine shop
  • Maintain the engine room and associated workshop in a clean, tidy and hazard free condition



  • Comply with regulatory requirements for environmental protection
  • Actively participate in weekly safety meetings and pre job meetings as required
  • Report any incidents, potential hazards or abnormal situation to supervisor and other department leads
  • Assist during emergency situations as designated on station bill
  • Ensure all relevant safety procedures and practices are adhered to during mechanical maintenance work



  • Meet the training requirements according to the applicable training matrix


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