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Chief Engineer - Nigeria National At Applied Drilling Technology Inc

Date Posted: 01/May/2014
Deadline: 13/May/2014

Job description

Job Description



Reports to the Offshore Installation Manager (OIM), Maintenance Supervisor, or Senior Maintenance Supervisor


Supervises the Mechanical Supervisor, First Engineer, Electrical Supervisor, Chief Electrician, Electronics Supervisor, Chief Electronics Technician, Information Technology Supervisor, and Subsea Supervisors


- High school diploma or equivalent. Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education.

- Valid unlimited Chief Engineer License (Class 1 Motor above 3000kW)

- Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates

- Knowledge of all technical calculations required for the safe operation of the drilling unit and basic computer skills



- Supervise and control the maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical, electronics, subsea, and information technology equipment on the vessel



- Ensure that all subordinates have the necessary skills and experience to fulfill their assigned tasks in a safe and efficient manner

Authority I

- Maintain control over the rig’s Rig Maintenance System (RMS) and associated computer database

Authority II

- Plan the service and maintenance of equipment according to the RMS guidelines

Authority I

- Ensure that reports for repair and maintenance of equipment are accurate and complete

Authority I

- Carry out classification society surveys as part of continuous survey of machinery

Authority I

- Liaise with the marine department regarding the loading, ordering and use of fuel, potable water, and drill water in consideration of the rig’s stability

Authority II

- Ensure that the permit to work and isolation systems are strictly adhered to in the maintenance department

Authority I

- Coordinate maintenance activities with the OIM and other department heads

Authority II

- Inform the OIM and other department heads of any technical problems or limitations that might affect the safe operation of the rig

Maintain an adequate supply of spares in order to fulfill maintenance requirements and facilitate a safe and efficient operation

Authority I

- Supply information for maintenance and repair budget

Authority I

- Maintain proper communication with shore based Field Support group and rig management

Authority II

- Liaise with the OIM to ensure that all third party equipment is fit for purpose, certified, correctly installed, and maintained while on the rig

Authority II

- Implement the follow-up requirements to audits, as issued by Clients, Regulatory Authorities or rig management

Authority II

- Approve maintenance department requisition purchase orders

Authority I

- Supply rig management with maintenance statistics of the vessel

Authority II

- Recommend ways of making improvements to the inventory kept on the rig

Authority II

- Document any and all changes to the RMS system and provide reasons for making these changes to Rig Manager via direct supervisor

Authority II

- Provide input in the Survey of the vessel and ways to reduce the out-of-service time of the vessel

Authority I

- Exercise fiscal responsibility with regard to maintenance budget

Authority I

- Train personnel on the use of the RMS system to reduce error in the system

Authority II

- Communicate equipment problems or breakdown information via direct supervisor to Field Support Group

Authority II

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