Position: Electrical Supervisor

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 12751
Contact Careers NS careersns@puglisevich.com

Position details




REPORTS TO: Technical Section Leader


LOCATION: Offshore Nova Scotia

TYPE OF RIG: Semisubmersible, West Aquarius



JOB SUMMARY: Supervises the operation maintenance and repair of all electrical, electronic equipment and systems onboard the unit in accordance with regulatory and company requirements



  • Electrical Engineering or Electronic Technology Degree from accredited technical school, trade school or college.
  • Minimum 2 years experience as a Senior Electrician or Supervisory position in an Offshore Marine Environment
  • Journeyman Electrician, Red Seal Required
  • 3+ years previous experience in a role with 6th generation semi-sub drilling rig
  • Read and understand electrical drawings, schematics and diagrams. Able to proficiently use electrical testing meters and equipment. Able to operate software application as applicable to position
  • 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



  • Ensure that personnel complete tasks in a safe and efficient manner and comply with all company policies and regulatory laws
  • Ensure all documentation regarding electrical system compliance onboard the unit is up to date and current
  • Oversee daily inspection and maintenance on all electrical equipment
  • Ensure that the electrical facilities and associated electrical equipment are in the prescribed condition
  • Ensure that the permit to work and energy isolation procedures are strictly adhered to by the electrical department at all times
  • Carry out maintenance according to the Company Maintenance Management System
  • Assist in planning and coordinating all preventative and corrective maintenance activities in conjunction with other department heads to avoid downtime
  • Supervise the operation and service of power generation equipment
  • Ensure that reports for repair and maintenance of equipment are accurate and complete
  • Responsible for ensuring that the electrical department are conversant with relevant rig specific procedure, that they are understood, utilized and updated accordantly
  • Supervises the maintenance and repair of all electrical component and systems onboard
  • Ensure that all installations, calibrations and modifications to the electrical systems and components are correctly carried out
  • Provide technical support and electronic services to all area of the unit
  • Read and interpret electrical drawings schematics, and diagrams
  • Initiates analysis and identifies the root causes of failures on the unit equipment and systems
  • Troubleshoot any electrical problems on the unit and supervise repair of equipment
  • Communicate equipment problems or breakdown information with equipment vendor and onshore staff
  • Ensure that the maintenance log and all reports are accurate and complete
  • Assist the Chief Engineer with budget preparation and control
  • Ensure electrical inventory is maintained within budget and at operating levels
  • 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 is 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