Position: Welder

Positions Available 2
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 12773
Contact Careers NS careersns@puglisevich.com

Position details




REPORTS TO: Mechanical Supervisor


LOCATION: Offshore Nova Scotia

TYPE OF RIG: Semisubmersible, West Aquarius

ROTATION: 21/21  


JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for welding repair work, flame cutting, modifications and fabrication on the unit.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent 
  • Two years offshore related welding experience
  • ASME 9/CWB
  • Journeyman Welder, Red Seal
  • Able to operate software applications as applicable to position, conversant with technical drawings  and literature
  • 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


  • Perform welding, flame cutting and associated tasks as required
  • Ensure that the permit to work and energy isolation procedures are strictly adhered to at all times including fire watch requirements
  • Ensure an accurate oxygen and acetylene bottle count is submitted daily to offshore management
  • Ensure al welding activities are carried out in accordance with Company policies, class requirements and regulatory laws and regulations
  • Ensure an accurate inventory of consumables is maintained in order to facilitate all repair work, modifications and general fabrication
  • Coordinate welding tasks  with supervisor and other department heads to meet operational requirements
  • Inspect welded joints for visible formation, weld penetration and conformance specifications
  • Perform daily inspections and maintenance on welding equipment
  • Ensure oxygen and acetylene bottle are stored as per company policy and procedure
  • Perform daily inspections and maintenance on welding equipment
  • Assist with duties other than welding as required
  • 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 is maintained in assigned areas
  • Perform all emergency duties as per designation on the station bill.
  • 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 agreed training matrix.

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