Position: First Assistant Marine Engineer

Positions Available 1
Industry Oil & Gas
Location 611 Torbay Road, Suite 1
Hourly Rate N/A
Salary N/A
Start Date 25th Jun 18
Contract type Contract
Reference ID 13582
Contact Careers careers@puglisevich.com

Position details



REPORTS TO: Maintenance Supervisor
DEPARTMENT: Maintenance

SUPERVISES: Second Assistant Marine Engineer


LOCATION: Offshore Newfoundland
TYPE OF RIG:DP3 Self Propelled, Semi Submersible MODU, 6th Generation RAM Rig
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-Time, Temporary


JOB SUMMARY:  Supervises the maintenance and repair of mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment onboard the vessel.  Exercise effective control and efficient operation of the technical and mechanical aspects of the rig with due regard to personnel safety, the rig, and protection of the environment


  • Canadian First Class Engineer (Unlimited) License, or STCW equivalent
  • Canadian Maintenance Supervisor License, or STCW equivalent
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education
  • Experience with Kongsberg K-Pos/SDP and K-Chief/SVC systems
  • 2+ years previous experience in a role with 6th generation semi submersible drilling rig
  • 2+ years experience on a Ram Rig
  • Experience from POSMOOR ATA operations on Semis
  • STCW Security Training for Seafarers with Security Duties
  • Experience with MH Drilling equipment with newer control systems
  • 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


  • Coordinate and ensure that all mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment maintenance and repair is done in a safe and prudent manner
  • Ensure compliance to Company policies, local and international regulations relating to the operation of the rig, and current pollution regulations
  • Monitor the power plants controls and power distribution; ensure that power is available at all times
  • Ensure that the permit to work system is in place and followed
  • Participate in the effective management of the Rig Maintenance System (RMS) and ensure all records are maintained on a timely basis
  • Operate, maintain and repair as necessary the engine cooling water system, lube oil system,  and fuel system
  • Supervise the maintenance and repair of all pumps and valves of the ballast system, thrusters, associated driven pumps and auxiliary equipment
  • Liaise with the marine department regarding the loading, ordering an use of fuel, potable water, and drill water in consideration of the rig’s stability
  • Plan equipment periodic maintenance according to the OPMS guidelines and coordinate that maintenance with Maintenance Supervisor and other department heads
  • 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
  • Assist the Chief Engineer or Maintenance Supervisor to ensure all third-party equipment is fit for purpose, certified, correctly installed, and maintained while on the rig
  • Maintain an adequate supply of spares to fulfill maintenance requirements and facilitate a safe and efficient operation
  • Inform the Maintenance Supervisor and other department heads of any technical problems or limitations that may affect the safe operation of the rig
  • Implement outstanding recommendations from audits, as issued by Clients, Regulatory Authorities or rig management
  • Assist the Maintenance Supervisor in supplying information  for maintenance and repair budget
  • 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 process
  • Ensure DROPS inspections are conducted according to the rig’s DROPS inspection program
  • Call a Time Out for Safety (TOFS) whenever an unplanned hazard or a change in the expected results is observed
  • Demonstrate commitment to the Company’s safety policies through the consistent execution of leadership  and guidance
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirement for environmental protection
  • Actively participate in weekly safety meetings and pre-job meetings as required
  • Report an y incidents, potential hazards or abnormal situations to the Maintenance Supervisor and other department heads
  • Ensure a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping is maintained onboard the rig
  • Meet the training requirements as per the applicable training matrix
  • Participate fully in the annual performance appraisal process
  • Mentor, develop and train new crew members to ensure they are competent to work at their next job level
  • Ensure that all subordinates have the necessary skills and experience to fulfill their assigned tasks in a safe and efficient manner
  • Recommend promotion or disciplinary action up to and including discharge
  • Supervise and guide crew members on their On the Job Training (OJT) program
  • 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.

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

To apply, please send your application to careers@puglisevich.com




Company Info

Company: Puglisevich