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Electronic Technician- GOM at Seadrill

Electronic Technician- GOM

Seadrill Houston, TX Full Time

JOB TITLE:                Electronic Technician


REPORTING TO:      Technical Section Leader / Senior Electronic Technician

LOCATION:           Offshore


Responsible for operating, maintaining and repairing electronic equipment and systems.


Responsible for/ensure:

•         Compliance with the Seadrill Code of Conduct.

•         Compliance with applicable internal and external governing requirements.

•         That any operations do not exceed the limitations of the unit or its equipment.

•         Daily detailed planning is conducted for all upcoming operations.

•         Good and clear communications with all involved parties.

•         That technical related certification at all times is valid and available onboard.

•         Compliance with Seadrill training, certification and competence requirements.

•         That all relevant personnel are adequately trained in handling emergencies.

•         That all emergency equipment is in good condition and configured as required.

•         Non-compliances are promptly acted on and reported to the direct supervisor.

•         Training and competence assessments as assigned and/or required are performed.

•         Compliance with the standard for tidiness and cleanness.

•         Assume the safety role as per station bill and emergency preparedness plan.

Participate in:

•         Meeting activities in a proactive and constructive manner.

•         Training and competence assessments as assigned and/or required.


Responsible for/ensure:

•         Safe and efficient execution of maintenance and repair activities.

•         All drills and checks are conducted as required.

•         All applicable reports and logs as required by direct supervisor are maintained.


Assist with

•         Operational preparedness of all safety and emergency equipment

•         Ensuring that all relevant equipment is maintained and maintenance is recorded

•         Maintaining sufficient stock of spare parts and materials as required


•         Ensure that all installations, repair, calibrations and modifications to the electronic 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

•         Perform installation, calibration and modification to electronic, instrumentation systems and components

•         Maintain up to date back ups, images and computers. Preserve control system software and ensure software is stored in a secure location

•         Ensure all electronic equipment brought onto the rig, including Third Party equipment, is certified and meets regulatory requirements

•         Communicate equipment problems or breakdown information to Senior Electronic Technician and Electrical Supervisor

•         Rebuild and repair printed circuit boards

•         Read and work from electronic blueprint drawings

•         Assist the electrical department with resolving electrical problems as required

•         Effectively use all safety and environmental tools employed by Seadrill (4-point check, OBS cards, PTW etc.)




•         High School Diploma or Equivalent - Electrical Engineering or Electronic Technology Degree from an accredited technical school, trade school or college 

•         Five years of electrical systems or two years experience with an industry degree

Mandatory Training/Certifications for personnel working in Canada only:

  • Basic Survival Training (BST)
  • Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S)
  • Regulatory Awareness
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • Hazardous Areas Equipment Training



Must pass Physical, Drug Screen and Background Check


Seadrill is an equal opportunity employer


Recommended Skills

Emergency Handling
Installations (Manual/Mechanical)
Electronic Systems
Electrical Systems

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