Position: Senior Electrician

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 12766
Contact Careers NS careersns@puglisevich.com

Position details




REPORTS TO: Electrical Supervisor


LOCATION: Offshore Nova Scotia

TYPE OF RIG: Semi-submersible, West Aquarius



JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of all electrical equipment onboard the unit in accordance with regulatory and company requirements.



  • Electrical Engineering or Electronic Technology Degree from accredited technical school, trade school or college.
  • Five years of electrical systems with two of these years offshore or two years experience with an industry degree with one of these years offshore
  • Journeyman Electrician, Red Seal
  • 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
  • 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



  • Ensure that all installations, repair, calibrations and modifications to the electrical systems and components are carried out in accordance with company policies and regulatory laws
  • Ensure that the permit to work and energy isolation procedures are strictly adhered to at all times
  • Ensure that entries on permits, isolation tags and logs reflect current status
  • Carry out maintenance according to the Company Maintenance Management System
  • Participate in the effective management of the Company Maintenance Management System and ensure records are maintained in a timely manner
  • Maintain and repair all electrical components and systems onboard
  • Operate, maintain and repair power generation and distribution equipment
  • Ensure daily inspections and maintenance on all electrical equipment is carried out
  • Read and interpret electrical drawings, schematics and diagrams as required
  • Ensure electrical inventory is maintained in order to facilitate safe and efficient operation of the unit 
  • Ensure that the maintenance log and all reports are accurate and complete
  • Gather data from instruments and interpret performance to understand trends and ensure problems are solved
  • Communicate equipment problems or breakdown information with OEM and onshore staff
  • Perform and interpret power calculations, insulation and relay tests as required
  • Ensure all electrical equipment brought onto the rig, including Third Party equipment, is certified and meets regulatory requirements
  • 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