Position: Senior Maintenance Supervisor

Positions Available 2
Industry Oil & Gas
Location 611 Torbay Road, Suite 1
Hourly Rate N/A
Salary N/A
Start Date 30th Oct 17
Contract type Contract
Reference ID 9802
Contact Stacey Noseworthy stacey.noseworthy@puglisevich.com

Position details





Suite 302, 3rd Floor

Kenmount Business Center

66 Kenmount Road

St. John’s, NL  A1B 3V7

DEPARTMENT:  Maintenance

SUPERVISES: Chief Electrician/Electronics Supervisor/Chief Electronics Technician/Senior Subsea Supervisor

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

START DATE: February through April 2017
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-Time, 15 Month Contract



JOB SUMMARY: Supervise and control the maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical, electronics, subsea, and information technology equipment on the vessel



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent. Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education
  • Valid Canadian First Class Engineer (Unlimited) License, or STCW equivalent
  • Valid Canadian Maintenance Supervisor License, or STCW equivalent
  • 2+ years previous experience in a role with 6th generation semi submersible drilling rig
  • Experience with Kongsberg K-Chief /K-Pos systems
  • Experience from DP operations and POSMOR ATA on Semi-submersibles
  • Experience with MH Drilling equipment with newer control system
  • RAM rig experience
  • Experience with DAT system
  • Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates
  • Knowledge of all technical calculations required for the safe operation of the drilling unit
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Project
  • Supervisory experience in Asset Management, Budget Management and project planning
  • 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



  • Maintain control over the rig’s Rig Maintenance System (RMS) and associated computer database
  • Coordinate periodic maintenance activities with the OIM and other department heads
  • Plan the service and maintenance of equipment according to the RMS guidelines
  • Ensure that reports for repair and maintenance of equipment are accurate and completed
  • Carry out classification society surveys as part of continuous survey of machinery
  • Liaise with the marine department regarding the loading, ordering and use of fuel, potable water, and drill water in consideration of the rig’s stability
  • Ensure that the permit to work and isolation systems are strictly adhered to in the maintenance department
  • Inform the OIM and other department heads of any technical problems or limitations that may affect the safe operation of the rig
  • Maintain an adequate supply of spares to fulfill maintenance requirement and facilitate a safe and efficient operation
  • Supply information for maintenance and repair budget
  • Maintain proper communication with shore-based Field Support group, rig management, and equipment vendors
  • Liaise with the OIM to ensure that all third-party equipment is fit for purpose, certified, correctly installed, and maintained while on the rig
  • Implement follow-up requirements of audits, as issued by Clients, Regulatory Authorities or rig management
  • Approve all maintenance department requisition purchase orders
  • Supply rig management with maintenance statistics of the vessel
  • Advise on ways of making improvements to the inventory kept on the rig
  • Document any and all changes to the RMS system and provide reasons for making these changes to Rig Manager via direct supervisor
  • Provide input on the Survey of the vessel and ways to reduce the out of service time of the vessel
  • Exercise fiscal responsibility with regard to maintenance budget
  • Train personnel on the use of RMS system to reduce error in the system
  • Communicate equipment problems or breakdown information via direct supervisor to Field Support Group
  • Incorporate the THINK process into all tasks, whether working alone or as part of a team
  • Participate in the START process
  • Ensure that subordinate personnel are properly trained to perform START observations and monitoring
  • Call a Time Out for Safety (TOFS) whenever an unplanned hazard or a change in the expected results is observed
  • Demonstrate commitment to Company safety policies through the consistent application of leadership and guidance
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirement for environmental protection
  • Actively participate in the weekly safety meetings and pre-tour meetings as required
  • Report any incidents, potential hazards or abnormal situations to the OIM and other department heads
  • Ensure that a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping is maintained onboard the rig
  • Assist  the OIM in reviewing and updating the current safety case in consultation with rig and shore-based management
  • Participate in safety and pollution prevention training as assigned by the OIM
  • Meet the training requirements according to the applicable training matrix
  • Participate fully in the annual performance appraisal process including the recommendation of promotions or disciplinary action up to and including discharge
  • Mentor, coach, develop and train crew members to ensure they are competent to work at their next job level
  • Ensure all subordinates have the necessary skills and experience to fulfill their assigned tasks in a safe and efficient manner
  • Ensure all maintenance personnel receive an annual performance evaluation. Recommend promotion or disciplinary action up to and including discharge
  • Supervise and guide crew members in their On-the-Job Training (OJT) program
  • Ensure that the company’s drug and alcohol policy is strictly enforced
  • 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.

Please forward resumes to Stacey.Noseworthy@puglisevich.com for consideration. 

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

Company Info

Company: Puglisevich