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  • Posted: Jun 10, 2014
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Transocean helps customers find and develop oil and natural gas reserves. Building on more than 50 years of experience with the highest specification rigs, our employees are focused on safety and premier offshore drilling performance. The company's ordinary shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "RIG" and on the SIX Sw...
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    Subsea Supervisor (MUX)



    • Reports to the Maintenance Supervisor/Senior Maintenance Supervisor or Senior Subsea Supervisor


    • Assistant Subsea Supervisor and Subsea Trainee


    • Offshore location


    • High school diploma or equivalent. Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communication may be substituted in lieu of formal education
    • Minimum of one year experience working with a Multiplex system
    • Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates
    • Knowledge of all technical calculations required for the subsea operation of the drilling unit and basic computer skills


    • Supervise the maintenance and repair of all subsea BOP and riser systems, Multiplex electro-hydraulic control systems, and all associated surface equipment and systems



    • Maintain the Blow Out Preventer (BOP), Diverter, and associated subsea equipment in accordance with the Rig Maintenance System (RMS) guidelines
    • Operate and pressure test the BOP on the surface and on the seabed as required
    • Direct the deck and drill crews in the running and recovery of the BOP and Marine Riser equipment
    • Direct the assembly, installation, and nippling down of the BOP and all well control equipment as required
    • Operate, maintain and repair the subsea BOP control system, i.e. surface BOP or multiplex electro-hydraulic control systems
    • Operate, maintain and test hydraulic connectors. Maintain BOP handling equipment, testing equipment and wellhead equipment
    • Operate and service the bridge cranes and related hoisting equipment. Ensure that the drill string compensator is serviced as required
    • Ensure that the riser pipe system is serviced and tested as required. Operate and maintain the diverter system and the running and handling tools
    • Assist in running/testing the wellhead, casing hangers and seal assemblies. Operate and maintain wellhead running/retrieval test tools
    • Ensure that the required riser tensioning pressure is set to comply with the mud weight in use. Monitor and maintain the riser guideline and pod line tensioners
    • Maintain accurate daily log sheets relevant to the subsea equipment. Maintain records of BOP and associated equipment tests
    • Maintain records of inspection and certification of subsea equipment
    • Ensure that an adequate supply of spares is maintained to fulfill maintenance requirements and facilitate a safe and efficient operation
    • Maintain records of ton-miles on wire ropes. Slip and cut according to the agreed program
    • Ensure that Supervisor is informed of any issues relating to the subsea equipment that may affect the safe and efficient running of operations
    • Ensure that the permit to work system is in place and followed
    • Liaise with the marine department prior to moving the BOP and marine riser package in consideration of the rig’s stability
    • Assist in supplying information for maintenance and repair budget
    • Assist in communicating equipment problems or breakdown with Field Support group and equipment vendor


    • Participate in THINK and START
    • Ensure subordinate personnel are properly trained to perform START observations and monitoring
    • Call a Time Out for Safety (TOFS) whenever an unplanned hazard or a change in the expected results is observed
    • Demonstrate commitment to Company safety policies through leadership and guidance
    • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements for environmental protection
    • Actively participate in weekly safety meetings and pre-tour meetings as required
    • Report any incidents, potential hazards or abnormal situations to the Supervisor and other department heads
    • Ensure that a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping is maintained onboard the rig


    • Meet the training requirements according to the applicable training matrix
    • Participate fully in the annual performance appraisal process
    • Mentor, develop and train crew members to ensure that 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
    • Maintain discipline onboard and ensure compliance with Company disciplinary procedures

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