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Mechanic_ GOM

Seadrill Houston, TX Full Time

JOB TITLE:                Mechanic


REPORTING TO:     Mechanical Supervisor / Senior Mechanic

LOCATION:           Offshore


Responsible for operating, maintaining and repairing mechanical 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:

•         All relevant governing documents are adhered to by direct reports.

•         All relevant governing documents are revised as and when required.

•         Required logbooks are maintained and updated as per requirements.

•         Thorough handovers are provided at each daily change of shift.

•         Other duties are performed as required and/or directed by his/her direct supervisor.


Responsible for/ensure:

•         That all relevant equipment is maintained and maintenance is recorded.


•         As per Corporate and Regional specific Delegation of Authority matrices.


•         Ensure that the permit to work and isolation systems are strictly adhered to by the maintenance department

•         Carry out  daily inspections and maintenance on mechanical equipment

•         Inspect, troubleshoot and repair faulty mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic equipment and tools

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




•         High School Diploma or Equivalent

•         Minimum two years experience in the military, offshore drilling or heavy industrial environment

•         Formal Technical Certificate from a recognized body

Mandatory Training/Certifications for personnel working in Canada only:

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


Must pass Physical, Drug Screen and Background Check

Must be eligible to work in the in the US for any employer without sponsorship 

COVID vaccine required 

Seadrill is an equal opportunity employer


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