Position: Mechanic

Positions Available 4
Industry Oil & Gas
Location 1959 Upper Water Street, Suite 1301
Hourly Rate N/A
Salary N/A
Start Date 15th Jan 18
Contract type Contract
Reference ID 12757
Contact Careers NS careersns@puglisevich.com

Position details




REPORTS TO: Mechanical Supervisor


LOCATION: Offshore Nova Scotia

TYPE OF RIG: Semisubmersible, West Aquarius



JOB SUMMARY: Maintenance and repair of mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment onboard the unit as directed.



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum two years experience in the military, offshore drilling or heavy industrial environment. Strong Hydraulic experience is required. 
  • Journeyman certificate required
  • Valid Technical Certificate from a recognized body
  • Able to operate software applications as applicable to position
  • 3+ years previous experience in a role with 6th generation semi-sub drilling rig
  • Must pass Physical, Drug Screen and Background/Pre-Employment Screening Checks.
  • Complete competency requirements for current position and work towards gaining competency in the next position



  • Performs Maintenance and repair of mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment onboard the unit as directed and instructed.
  • Ensure that tasks are completed in a safe and efficient manner and comply with all Company policies and regulatory laws and regulations
  • Carry out maintenance according to the Company Maintenance Management System guidelines
  • Ensure that the permit to work and isolation systems are strictly adhered to by the maintenance department
  • Carry out daily inspections and maintenance on mechanical equipment
  • Assist the drilling department with repair and maintenance of drilling equipment as required
  • Inspect, troubleshoot and repair faulty mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic equipment and tools
  • Ensure that reports for repair, maintenance, and service of equipment are accurate and complete
  • Perform maintenance on the unit’s safety systems and rescue equipment
  • Assist the electrical department with repair and maintenance of electrical equipment as required
  • Mentor, develop and train crew members to ensure they are competent to work in their current job positions and where appropriate coached and prepared for the next position
  • Ensure that approved rig operating procedures are adhered to at all times. Report all unsafe activities, situations, and potential hazards to supervisor.
  • Actively participate in weekly rig and departmental safety meetings
  • Actively participate in the Safety Management Systems
  • Ensure housekeeping in maintained in assigned areas
  • Conduct performance appraisals for subordinates. Recommend promotion, development or disciplinary action
  • Effectively use all safety and environmental tools employed by Seadrill (4-point check, OBS cards, PTW etc.)
  • Complete training requirements in a timely manner as per Seadrill training matrix
  • Perform all emergency duties as per designation on the station bill


It is the objective of 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 in Nova Scotia 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.

To apply, please send your resume to careersns@puglisevich.com


Company Info

Company: Puglisevich