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Chief Mechanic Vacancy at Pacific Drilling
« on: June 05, 2013, 11:38:42 PM »
Job Description:

Pacific Drilling has an immediate opening for a Chief Mechanic to be assigned a 6th Generation Drillship in Nigeria on an equal time rotational basis.

The Chief Mechanic is in charge of preventative maintenance, and ongoing maintenance repairs to equipment pertaining to the mechanical topside department.

Additional Responsibilities:

 Comply with the Pacific Drilling Code of Conduct, supporting policies, standards and applicable process documentation.

Perform all work according to agreed expectations of both internal and external customers, focus on doing things right the first time, and contribute actively to continual improvement activities.

Act as a Safety Leader ensuring the ongoing identification of hazards and the implementation of controls to manage the associated risks with a special focus on Permit to Work and Isolation procedures.

Supervise and Lead in completing the Preventive and Corrective Maintenance Repairs of Mechanical, Pneumatic and Hydraulic components of: All Topside Drilling Equipment, Related Support Systems and Tubular Handling Equipment Pedestal Mounted Knuckle Boom Cranes and Heli-deck access crane

Ensure all Maintenance/In between well maintenance/Repairs carried out, are planned, organized, supervised and executed in accordance with well programs, Pacific Drilling requirements and contractual obligations.

Inform Mechanical supervisor and other department heads of any technical problems or limitations that may affect the safe operation of the rig.

Ensure that operations are planned, organized, supervised and executed in accordance with well programs, rig move plans, Pacific Drilling requirements and contractual obligations.

Using the CMMS, coordinate planning and execution of preventive maintenance with a minimum of 6-week overview to cover current hitch and half of back-to back hitch, keeping an updated and accurate historical record of all maintenance done as well as all equipment certification documents.

Maintain sufficient spares are onboard - together with Mechanics and Mechanical Supervisor - for critical/safety/maintenance/operational systems with a pro-active attitude with regards to upcoming Preventive Maintenance System.

Maintain workshop equipment/tools to the highest safety standards. Perform daily visual inspections of equipment and prevent/rectify actual and potential malfunctions, and report potentially dangerous conditions to the Mechanical Supervisor.

Ensure that members of the department have all necessary competencies, training and skills to perform their tasks.

Provide assistance and training to the crew in the operation and maintenance of equipment; regularly appraise and provide feedback to department members.

Maintain the housekeeping onboard to Pacific Drilling standards with a particular focus on escape routes.

Responsible for creating an environment in which open communications occurs between departments, clients and third parties as required.

Clearly and accurately communicate work status at end of shift and end of hitch handovers.


High School diploma or equivalent.

Five years of offshore experience including three as rig mechanic with increasing supervisory responsibility

Fluent English communication skills (oral and written)


In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Location: Africa

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« Last Edit: June 05, 2013, 11:49:23 PM by Adewale Odubiyi »

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Chief Mechanic Vacancy at Pacific Drilling
« on: June 05, 2013, 11:38:42 PM »


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