• Current Job Opportunities at Pacific Drilling - 11 Positions

  • Posted on: 3 February, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • With our best-in-class drillships and highly experienced team, Pacific Drilling is a fast-growing company committed to becoming the industry’s preferred ultra-deepwater drilling contractor. Since initiating construction of our first four rigs in 2008, Pacific Drilling has grown into a successful, premium drilling contractor with more than 1,500 employees and contracts with the highest-quality clients in the industry.To date we have delivered six ships; two more vessels under construction will be completed within the year. Our fleet of eight ultra-deepwater drillships will represent one of the youngest and most technologically advanced fleets in the world.Throughout our development, we have remained committed to customer service and operating with the utmost integrity and focus on safety. Pacific Drilling will continue to combine the strength of a large, well-capitalized enterprise with the agility and flexibility of a small solution provider to the benefit of our customers, suppliers, employees and the communities in which we operate. Pacific Drilling's corporate offices are located in Houston, Texas, with operations offices in Brazil, Nigeria, Singapore and South Korea.

    Electronic Technician

     

    Position Summary

    The Electronic Technician (ET) assists the Chief Electronic Technician (Chief ET) with installing, repairing and maintaining all electronic equipment onboard the vessel. 

    Department / Location
    Operations / Offshore 

    Position Scope
    The ET performs preventative and corrective maintenance on all electronic related equipment, with oversight of the Chief ET; the ET communicates regularly with the other departments (IT, mechanical, electrical, engine room, subsea, drilling, marine and safety) as well as the client and other service partners when required. 

    Reporting Relationships
    Direct Manager/Supervisor – Chief ET 
    Supervisory Relationships
    The ET has no direct reports.

    Qualifications and Experience
    •    High School diploma or equivalent. 
    •    Basic Electronic Knowledge/Skills through work experience or Certificate of education in lieu of work experience. 
    •    Basic Computer Skills. 
    •    Fluent English communication skills (oral and written). 
    •    NOV 6th generation cyber chair experience. 
    •    NOV MUX control 5th generation experience or higher. 

    Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
    •    Comply with Pacific Drilling Code of Conduct and 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, every 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. 
    •    Maintain and repair all electronic systems including Dynamic Positioning, communication, data acquisition and navigational equipment. 
    •    Maintain and repair electronic systems in relation to subsea BOP equipment and drilling package instrumentation and electronics. 
    •    Carry out installation, calibration and modification to electronic systems and components as per Pacific Drilling maintenance standards. 
    •    Maintain sufficient spares are onboard - together with Chief ET and Electrical/Electronic 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, report potentially dangerous conditions to the Chief ET. 
    •    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. 
    •    Inform Chief ET and other department heads of any technical problems or limitations that may affect the safe operation of the rig. 
    •    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.
    •    Ensure that operations are planned, organized, supervised and executed in accordance with well programs, rig move plans, Pacific Drilling requirements and contractual obligations. 
    •    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. 
    •    Completion of all training and certification requirements for the Electronic Technician position as described in the Pacific Drilling training matrix. 

    Work Environment
    Offshore rotating 28day/28day. Shift work 12hr/12hr.

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    2nd Engineer

     

    Position Summary

    The Second Engineer is in charge of executing preventative/corrective maintenance tasks and ongoing maintenance repairs to equipment pertaining to power plant, dynamic positioning systems and living quarter’s equipment.

    Department / Location
    Operations / Offshore

    Position Scope
    The Second Engineer executes the preventative / corrective maintenance tasks and ongoing maintenance repairs in his/her area of responsibility. The Second Engineer liaises daily with the Chief Engineer/First Engineer regarding the preventative maintenance to plan maintenance in an efficient manner and with a proactive attitude to prevent non-productive time. The Second Engineer performs watch standing duties as required and is responsible for correct entries in the Oil Record Book and Engine Room Logbook.

    Reporting Relationships
    Direct Manager/Supervisor – Chief Engineer/First Engineer 
    Supervisory Relationships
    •    Third Engineer
    •    Motorman

    Qualifications and Experience
    •    High School diploma, senior school certificate (SSCE)/ West Africa Examination Council (WAEC)/ GCE O/L, or equivalent. 
    •    Five years of offshore / merchant navy experience, preferably on a dynamically positioned vessel with a minimum of two years experience in the position of 2nd Engineer (3rd Engineer Non US). 
    •    STCW A-III/1 Certificate of Competency for 3nd Class Motor (US Equivalent – 2nd Assistant Engineer Unlimited Motor). 
    •    Medium voltage experience. 
    Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
    •    Comply with Pacific Drilling Code of Conduct and 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, every 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 associated risks with a special focus on Permit-to-Work and Isolation Procedures. 
    •    Person in charge of an engine room watch. 
    •    Leader in completing preventative and corrective maintenance, repairs of hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical components of: 
    o    Power Plant and related Auxiliary Systems.
    o    Dynamic Positioning Equipment and Auxiliary Systems.
    o    Medium Voltage systems.
    o    Ballast and Bilge Systems.
    o    HVAC systems.
    o    Remote Operated Valve Systems.
    o    Boilers, Incinerator and Auxiliary Equipment.
    o    Compressed Air Systems and equipment including both Service and Starting Air.
    o    Emergency Shutdown Systems, Safety Systems and Zero Discharge Equipment.
    o    Lifeboats and Fast Rescue Craft.
    o    Living Quarters and related Support Systems.
    •    Under all circumstances maintain a minimum amount of spares onboard – as per communication with supervisor and direct supports – for critical/maintenance/operational systems. 
    •    Responsible for completing preventative maintenance and to document all maintenance completed accordingly in the CMMS. 
    •    Ensure that all maintenance is planned, organized, supervised and executed in accordance with Pacific Drilling Requirements, contractual obligations and that it does not interfere with well programs. 
    •    Maintain the housekeeping onboard to Pacific Drilling Standards with a particular focus on keeping escape routes / walkways clear of obstructions at all times. 
    •    Ensure that the Third Engineer and Motorman have all necessary competencies 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. 
    •    Inform Chief Engineer/First Engineer and other department heads of any technical problems or limitations that may affect safe operation of the vessel. 
    •    Liaise with the Marine Department regarding the loading of fuel, drill and potable water. 
    •    Second Engineer is responsible for creating an environment in which open communication occurs between departments, clients and service partners as required. 
    •    Clearly and accurately communicate work status at end of shift and end of hitch handovers. 
    •    Completion of all mandatory training and certification requirements for Second Engineer as described in the Pacific Drilling Offshore Training Matrix. 

    Work Environment
    •    Offshore rotations, 28 days on / 28 days off 
    •    12-Hour shifts either starting at midnight or noon, under normal circumstances. 
    •    Comply with Company & Liberian requirements for hours of work and rest.

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    Planner Scheduler

     

    Position Summary
    The Planner Scheduler is responsible for facilitating the effective execution of all vessel maintenance work control processes including but not limited to planning, scheduling, releasing, tracking and reporting of maintenance workflow utilizing the Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS). 

    Department / Location
    Operations / Offshore 

    Position Scope
    The Planner Scheduler is responsible to the Technical Superintendent for the efficient and effective use of planning, scheduling, tracking, releasing and reporting maintenance activities which result in maximum operational uptime of all vessel systems and equipment. 
    This position functions as a liaison between the various departments and functions onboard to communicate and coordinate the maintenance work scopes as defined in the CMMS. He/she is responsible for reviewing job plans for accuracy and clarity, clear scope of work, correct resources and working hours, realistic completions date, proper lead times, correct equipment identification, proper charge number/coding and proper authorization. Upon issue of job plans he/she is responsible for follow up to ensure accurate close out of the job plan in the CMMS and proper return of parts and materials not utilized in the execution of the work plan. 
    On a day to day basis he/she is responsible for managing work priority, confirming the accuracy of job plans, identifying parts and materials and engaging the proper resources to develop a safe, effective and efficient work control plan from start to close out. These job plans will have to be reviewed and approved by the Technical Superintendent. 
    Longer term he/she is responsible proactive optimization of maintenance to maximize operational uptime by planning works in advance. 

    Reporting Relationships
    Direct Manager/Supervisor – Technical Superintendent 
    Functional Manager/Supervisor – N/A
    Supervisory Relationships
    None

    Qualifications and Experience
    The Planner Scheduler is to have: 
    •    Associates degree in a technical curriculum or equivalent with IS (information Systems) or a Bachelors degree preferred. 
    •    4 years minimum experience utilizing SAP and SAP PM (Plant Maintenance) Module and or other CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) software, in planning/scheduling preventative maintenance for mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic crafts in the oil and gas industry or the mining industry or the pulp & paper industry. 
    •    Experience working with master data such as functional locations, equipment, bills of materials, technical drawings and preventative maintenance. 
    •    Must be able to coach other users in the functionality of CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System), preferably SAP Plant Maintenance. 
    •    Proven track record of supervisory and English communication skills (oral and written). 

    Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
    •    Comply with Pacific Drilling Code of Conduct and 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, every time, and contribute actively to continual improvement activities.
    •    Responsible for the preparing, reviewing and updating the planning and scheduling of all maintenance through SAP PM, which will be approved by the Technical Superintendent. 
    •    Once a job is planned, prior to scheduling, verifies the availability of qualified personnel, parts, materials and special tools required for its execution prior to release the schedule. 
    •    Ensures the preventative and planned maintenance program is carried out in accordance with Pacific Drilling procedures and recommended schedules. 
    •    Attends the daily operational meetings with the VMT and other department heads and participates in the overall scheduling of works to be performed and to identify operational windows during which preventative and corrective maintenance can be performed. 
    •    Participate in budget preparation by coordinating the maintenance department budget with the Technical Superintendent and assisting the other department heads and the VMT with rig budget proposal, submission and discussion with Rig Manager. 
    •    Maintains appropriate records and files to permit meaningful analysis and reporting of results of maintenance work (planned and corrective) completed and back logged. 
    •    Reviews all planned maintenance work orders to determine validity and accuracy of information and engage appropriate resources per priority.
    •    Receives and reviews all approved work requests from the requesting departments for accuracy and clarity, clear scope of work, realistic completion date, proper lead times, correct equipment identification, proper charge number and proper authorization. Converts approved work requests into work orders within the SAP PM Module. 
    •    Reviews work to be performed and determines the best way to accomplish the work in coordination with the Technical Superintendent. He/she will consult with Leads, Supervisors and materials as necessary. 
    •    Maintains backlog files of preventative maintenance job plans, work orders waiting scheduling in accordance with their priority limits with an estimated completion date in SAP PM. 
    •    Work with materials/procurement department to manage spare parts and materials to maximize turns but minimize risk of using critical spares. 
    •    Keeps the Technical Superintendent properly informed on all abnormal or critical situations with respect to maintenance scheduling and seeks advice on matters outside his knowledge or authority.
    •    Makes recommendations for system improvement. 
    •    Issue reports to the Vessel Management Team, Rig Manager and the Maintenance Manager with the required KPIs. 
    •    Completion of all mandatory training and certification requirements for Planner Scheduler as described in the Pacific Drilling offshore Training matrix. 

    Work Environment
    Offshore rotating: 28/28.
    Day shift from 600 to 1800 under normal circumstances.

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    Electrician

     

    Position Summary
    The Electrician will assist the Chief Electrician with preventative maintenance, and ongoing maintenance repairs to equipment pertaining to the electrical department. 
    Department / Location
    Operations / Offshore 

    Position Scope
    The Electrician performs preventative and corrective maintenance in his/her area of responsibility, with oversight of the Chief Electrician; the Electrician communicates regularly with the other departments (engine room, mechanic, electronic, subsea, drilling, marine and safety) as well as the client and other service partners when required. 

    Reporting Relationships
    Direct Manager/Supervisor – Chief Electrician 
    Supervisory Relationships
    The Electrician has no direct reports.

    Qualifications and Experience
    •    High School diploma, senior school certificate (SSCE)/ West Africa Examination Council (WAEC)/ GCE O/L, or equivalent. 
    •    Marine electrical certificate.
    •    Marine high voltage safety training.
    •    Fluent English communication skills (oral and written).
    •    Basic Computer Skills.

    Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
    •    Comply with Pacific Drilling Code of Conduct and 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, every 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. 
    •    Perform maintenance and repair of electrical components for all: 
    o    Drilling equipment (i.e. drilling motors and auxiliaries, Top Drive systems, mud pumps, etc…).
    o    Marine equipment (thruster motors, ballast system, cranes, etc…).
    o    General rig equipment such as HVAC, refrigeration plants, power, etc… 
    •    Maintain sufficient spares are onboard - together with the Chief Electrician and Electrical/Electronic 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; prevent/rectify actual and potential malfunctions, report potentially dangerous conditions to the Chief Electrician. 
    •    Inform Chief Electrician 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. 
    •    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. 
    •    Compliance with Pacific Drilling training matrix for the Electrician position. 

    Work Environment
    Offshore rotating 28/28 or 21/21

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    Dynamic Positioning Operator

     

    Position Summary
    The Dynamic Positioning Operator (DPO) operates the automated and fixed station keeping system of the Drillship. 

    Department / Location
    Operations / Offshore 

    Position Scope
    Operation of the automated and fixed station keeping system of the vessel. 

    Reporting Relationships
    Direct Manager/Supervisor – Senior DPO 
    Functional Manager/Supervisor – Chief Mate
    Supervisory Relationships
    The DPO has one direct report: 
    •    Assistant Dynamic Positioning Operator (ADPO) 

    Qualifications and Experience
    •    High School diploma, senior school certificate (SSCE)/ West Africa Examination Council (WAEC)/ GCE O/L, or equivalent. 
    •    Fluent English communication skills (oral and written). 
    •    Valid Nautical Institute Dynamic Positioning Operators courses, and valid Nautical Institute DP Certificate acceptable by vessel flag state. 
    •    DP Drillship Experience. 
    •    Valid medical evaluation. 

    Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
    •    Comply with Pacific Drilling Code of Conduct and 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, every time, and contribute actively to continual improvement activities.
    •    Operate the dynamic positioning (DP) equipment under the direction of the Sr. DPO or Chief Mate. 
    •    Operate and understand the Ballast Control System, Power Management System and Fire and Gas Detection Systems. 
    •    Maintain the vessel in a stable condition and at the correct draft and trim. 
    •    Assist in setting up the DP System operational parameters. 
    •    Ensure all DP System data is recorded. 
    •    Advise the Chief Mate / Sr. DPO, or Master of potential position loss. 
    •    Assist with running and maintaining records for hydrophones and subsea beacons. 
    •    Make regular use of the onboard simulator, when available. 
    •    Ensure there is adequate power and reserves of power for the maintenance of position and operations – give immediate attention of any problems. 
    •    Assist with performing preventative maintenance on the DP equipment. 
    •    Ensure that all defects or anomalies are reported to the Sr. DPO or Chief Mate and relevant department heads. Maintain records of these and ensure they are adequately corrected. 
    •    Understudy the Sr. DPO and deputize as required. 
    •    Stand navigational watch as required. 
    •    Sound ballast and bulk tanks. Assist with loading and sampling of bulk products as required. 
    •    Assist the Master and Chief Mate with deck operations as required. Perform emergency duties and responsibilities as stated on the Station Bill, DP Emergency Response Plan and vessel specific Emergency Response Manual. 
    •    Utilize radar displays for detection and the interpretation of local severe weather patterns. 
    •    System specific knowledge of DP Control System redundancy, alarms and warnings. 
    •    System specific knowledge of Vessel Management System redundancy, alarms and warnings. 
    •    Knowledge of the vessel’s FMEA and its implications. 
    •    Play an active role in the weekly meetings and all other Company Safety Management Systems. 
    •    Perform planned maintenance on Firefighting Equipment and Life Saving Appliances, as well as other marine equipment as directed by the Chief Mate. 
    •    Completion of all mandatory training and certification requirements for DPO as described in the Pacific Drilling Offshore Training Matrix. 

    Work Environment
    Offshore rotating 28/28 
    Shifts, either 12:00 -24:00 or 24:00 – 12:00

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    Assistant Dynamic Positioning Operator

     

    Position Summary
    The Assistant Dynamic Positioning Operator (ADPO) operates the automated and fixed station keeping system of the vessel. 
    Department / Location
    Operations / Offshore 

    Position Scope
    Operates the automated and fixed station keeping systems on the vessel. 
    Reporting Relationships
    Direct Manager/Supervisor – Dynamic Positioning Operator 
    Functional Manager/Supervisor – Senior Dynamic Positioning Operator
    Supervisory Relationships
    The ADPO has no direct reports. 

    Qualifications and Experience
    •    High school diploma, senior school certificate (SSCE)/ West Africa Examination Council (WAEC)/ GCE O/L, or equivalent. 
    •    Fluent English communication skills (oral and written). 
    •    Valid Nautical Institute DP courses, and Valid Nautical Institute DPO Certificate acceptable by vessel flag state. 
    •    Valid medical examination. 

    Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
    •    Comply with Pacific Drilling Code of Conduct and 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, every time, and contribute actively to continual improvement activities.
    •    Operate the dynamic positioning (DP) equipment under the direction of the Sr. DPO, DPO or Chief Mate. 
    •    Operate and understand the Ballast Control System, Power Management System and Fire and Gas Detection Systems. 
    •    Maintain the vessel in a stable condition and at the correct draft and trim. 
    •    Assist in setting up the DP System operational parameters. 
    •    Ensure all DP System data is recorded. 
    •    Advise the Chief Mate / Sr. DPO, DPO, or Master of potential position loss. 
    •    Assist with running and maintaining records for hydrophones and subsea beacons. 
    •    Make regular use of the onboard simulator, when available. 
    •    Ensure there is adequate power and reserves of power for the maintenance of position and operations – give immediate attention of any problems. 
    •    Assist with performing preventative maintenance on the DP equipment. 
    •    Ensure that all defects or anomalies are reported to the Sr. DPO or Chief Mate and relevant department heads. Maintain records of these and ensure they are adequately corrected. 
    •    Understudy the DPO and deputize as required. 
    •    Stand navigational watch as required. 
    •    Sound ballast and bulk tanks. Assist with loading and sampling of bulk products as required. 
    •    Assist the Master and Chief Mate with deck operations as required. Perform emergency duties and responsibilities as stated on the Station Bill, DP Emergency Response Plan and vessel specific Emergency Response Manual. 
    •    Utilize radar displays for detection and the interpretation of local severe weather patterns. 
    •    System specific knowledge of DP Control System redundancy, alarms and warnings. 
    •    System specific knowledge of Vessel Management System redundancy, alarms and warnings. 
    •    Knowledge of the vessel’s FMEA and its implications. 
    •    Play an active role in the weekly meetings and all other Company Safety Management Systems. 
    •    Perform planned maintenance on Firefighting Equipment and Life Saving Appliances, as well as other marine equipment as directed by the Chief Mate. 
    •    Completion of all mandatory training and certification requirements for ADPO as designated by the Company Training Matrix. 

    Work Environment
    Offshore rotating 28/28. Shift as required.

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    Deck Pusher

     

    Position Summary

    The Deck Pusher oversees all deck and cargo operations aboard the ship and the conduct of these operations in accordance with company policies and procedures. This includes the supervision of all crane operators and roustabouts and ensuring that deck and lifting operations proceed in a safe and efficient manner.

    Department / Location
    Operations / Offshore

    Position Scope
    The Deck Pusher is responsible for the safe and orderly executing of deck &cargo operations aboard the ship at the immediate discretion of the Tool Pusher(s) and Drilling Superintendent. This includes oversight of all cranes and stowage of cargo, bulk materials, drilling equipment, as well as adequate housekeeping in all related spaces.

    Reporting Relationships
    Direct Manager/Supervisor – Toolpusher 
    Functional Manager/Supervisor – N/A

    **The Deck Pusher also regularly interacts with Client Representative(s) and Client Logistics Coordinator(s). 
    Supervisory Relationships

    The Deck Pusher serves as the immediate supervisor for all Crane Operators and Roustabouts. In most instances, this will include (2) Crane Operators and (6) Roustabouts on any given shift. 

    Qualifications and Experience
    •    Minimum 5 years experience as offshore crane operator.
    Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
    •    Comply with Pacific Drilling Code of Conduct and 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, every time, and contribute actively to continual improvement activities about the rig.
    •    Supervise all crane and deck operations, such as picking up or laying down tubular, running riser and casing, and the loading/stowage of deck cargo and equipment.
    •    Coordinate all boat operations, particularly the loading and unloading of bulk products and deck cargo from various support vessels.
    •    Regularly and clearly communicate with client representatives and logistic coordinators.
    •    Regularly and clearly communicate with the Toolpusher to ensure full support of the Drill-Floor and with the Bridge regarding crane operations and supply boats.
    •    Provide Crane Operator and Roustabouts with relevant instructions for current and forthcoming operations.
    •    Check loads for proper slinging, clearance, obstructions in movement, balance etc.
    •    Ensure that all decks. sack store, and other cargo related spaces are clean, organized, and inventoried/audited
    •    Maintain an inventory of all slings and lifting equipment in use. Advise the Tool Pusher/Chief Mate of damaged slings and any new requirements.
    •    Monitor weather conditions and rig motion as related to crane operations and secure operations when they can no longer continue in a safe and orderly fashion.
    •    Perform assigned duties during safety drills and emergency situations as per designation on station bill.
    •    Ensure proper Permitting/TRA for all non-routine tasks, working at heights, or work over water.
    •    Actively be involved in the mentorship and development of subordinates.
    •    Actively participate in the weekly safety meeting and other safety management system issues and ensure the active participation of subordinates.
    •    Ensure all deck personnel have the necessary competencies, training and skills to perform their tasks, and regularly appraise and provide feedback to direct reports.
    •    Openly communicate with all departments, client and service partners as required.
    •    Clearly and accurately communicate work status at end of shift and end of hitch handovers.
    •    Completion of all mandatory training and certification requirements for Deckpusher as described in Pacific Drilling Offshore Training Matrix.

    Work Environment
    This is a 28/28 rig-based position, regional as requested. Although most of his time is spent on deck supervising deck operations, the Deck Pusher must also handle numerous administrative duties at his desk inside the accommodation.

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    Quality & Training Advisor

     

    Position Summary
    The Quality and Training Advisor (QTA) is responsible for advising offshore personnel on Pacific Drilling Quality, Health, Safety, Environment, and Training management systems on board the vessel. The QTA assists in enhancing the QHSE skills of crew. 

    Department / Location
    Operations / Offshore 

    Position Scope
    The QTA assists, recommends and advises the Vessel Management Team, the department supervisors and the crews on Quality, HSE and Training matters. The position provides the vital link between Quality, HSE and Training organizations onshore and implements the systems in the offshore environment. In addition to providing support to rig management, the position requires facilitation and/or delivery of Quality and HSE courses in order to develop crew skills. 

    Reporting Relationships
    Direct Manager/Supervisor – Drilling Superintendent 
    Functional Communication Relationships – Country Q&HSE Manager, HR Training Manager; the QTA will also liaise with Client assigned HSE representatives as required.
    Supervisory Relationships
    The Quality and Training Advisor has no direct reports.
     
    Qualifications and Experience
    •    High School diploma, senior school certificate (SSCE)/ West Africa Examination Council (WAEC)/ GCE O/L, or equivalent. 
    •    Three years of offshore experience and demonstrated Quality and HSE leadership, or as an alternate three years of Quality and HSE experience in associated industries plus an offshore orientation period to ensure as a minimum the qualification requirements for roustabout and roughneck as per Pacific Drilling Training Matrix. 
    •    Fluent English communication skills (oral and written) and organization skills.

    Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
    •    Comply with Pacific Drilling Code of Conduct and 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, every time, and contribute actively to continual improvement activities.
    •    Act as a Quality and HSE 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. 
    •    Promote 100% compliance, all the time with Pacific Drilling Quality, HSE and Training management systems by all personnel onboard. 
    •    Observe onboard operations on a daily basis.
    •    Facilitate/Instruct HSE-related courses:
    o    assist and advise rig crews with safe work practices.
    o    monitoring of critical ongoing operations.
    o    planning and execution of HSE meetings, pre-tour and pre-job meetings.
    o    the offshore access and inputs to the training management system.
    o    incident prevention and incident investigation techniques.
    •    Coach rig supervisors to monitor their crew’s training progress. 
    •    Be the offshore point of contact for all matters related to:
    o    Quality: with the shore-based Q&HSE Manager.
    o    HSE: with the shore-based Q&HSE Manager.
    o    Training: with the shore-based Training Managers. 
    •    Provide administration/support for training on board the rig including maintaining personnel’s training records as per Pacific Drilling directions. 
    •    Assist in maintaining Quality, HSE and Training bulletin boards updated. 
    •    Participate in daily meetings with the PIC, department heads and client representative. 
    •    Maintain and monitor the housekeeping onboard to Pacific Drilling standards with a particular focus on escape routes. 
    •    Openly communicate with other departments, clients and third parties as required. 
    •    Clearly and accurately communicate work status at end of shift and end of hitch handovers to relieving Quality and Training Advisor. 
    •    Completion of all mandatory training and certification requirements for Quality & Training Advisor as described in the Pacific Drilling offshore Training matrix. 

    Work Environment
    Offshore rotation; 28/28. Working a 12 hour shift under normal circumstances.

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    Assistant Subsea

     

    Position Summary

    The Assistant Subsea is predominantly the Trainee of the Subsea Department. He/ she is responsible for conducting rounds and scheduled works and reports to the Senior Subsea Supervisor and the Subsea Supervisor directly.

    Department / Location
    Operations / Offshore 

    Position Scope
    The Assistant Subsea coordinates with the Drilling and Maintenance Departments during operations. 
    He/ she is expected to be proactive towards Pacific Drillings Safety Management System at all times. 

    Reporting Relationships
    Direct Manager/Supervisor – Senior Subsea Supervisor and Subsea Supervisor 
    Functional Manager/Supervisor – N/A
    Supervisory Relationships
    As operations permit, occasionally:
    •    Deck-crew and/or drill-crew members in case they were chosen to assist with Sub Sea related work-scopes.

    Qualifications and Experience
    The Assistant Subsea is required to have: 
    •    Two years offshore experience. 
    •    Fluent English communication skills (written and oral). 
    •    Hydraulic certificates and experience 
    •    Preferably held the position of Mechanic previously. 

    Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
    •    Comply with Pacific Drilling Code of Conduct and 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, every time, and contribute actively to continual improvement activities.
    •    Conduct inspection, maintenance and repair rounds on all Subsea related equipment.
    •    Maintain the housekeeping onboard to the very high Pacific Drilling standards with a particular focus on escape / walking ways to remain clear of any obstruction at all times.
    •    Report all defects to the immediate Supervisor.
    •    Log daily notes and conduct an end of hitch Handover report to their respective relief.
    •    Completion of all mandatory training and certification requirements for Assistant Subsea as described in the Pacific Drilling offshore Training matrix.

    Work Environment
    Offshore rotating 28/28.
    Days or nights depending upon rotation and experience (0600 hrs to 1800 hrs or 1800 hrs to 0600 hrs).

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    Senior Materials Coordinator

     

    Position Summary
    The Senior Materials Coordinator is directly responsible for the warehouse and storage locations associated to the warehouse under management. 
    Main operations are coordinating the rig’s materials requisitions, organizing and controlling the warehouse, and maintaining the warehouse inventory levels within established guidelines. Materials coordinator should ensure all warehouse operations are carried out in a safe and prudent manner. 

    Department / Location
    Operations / Offshore 

    Reporting Relationships
    Direct Manager/Supervisor – Technical Superintendent 
    Functional Manager/Supervisor – N/A
    Supervisory Relationships
    The Senior Materials Coordinator has one direct report: Materials Coordinator. 

    Qualifications and Experience
    •    High school diploma, senior school certificate (SSCE)/ West Africa Examination Council (WAEC)/ GCE O/L, or equivalent. 
    •    5+ years of rig based experience in similar positions with drilling contractor or large oil field service company. 
    •    Fluent English communication skills (oral and written). 
    •    Basic computer skills. 
    •    Exposure to warehouse management applications (SAP Warehouse Management preferred). 
    •    SAP Experience. 
    Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
    •    Comply with Pacific Drilling Code of Conduct and 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, every time, and contribute actively to continual improvement activities.
    •    Secure the warehouse at all times and restrict access to non-authorized personnel. 
    •    Receive materials into the warehouse stock and issue parts to departments as needed. 
    •    Liaise with department heads in the preparation of materials requisitions for all parts and equipment – Focus on planning to minimize urgent orders – Forward approved requisitions. 
    •    Maintain accurate records of received and outstanding requisitions, and cargo manifests. 
    •    Maintain adequate stock levels of equipment spares and consumables so as to facilitate the continuous operation of the unit. 
    •    Prepare periodic reports for the Technical Superintendent, Rig manager and shore-based Materials Supervisor as required. 
    •    Perform inventory cycle count and maintain the physical inventory in the warehouse. 
    •    Review regularly obsolete and surplus parts and advise Rig Supervisors for follow up. 
    •    Utilize the PSC IS to maintain an accurate inventory of all materials stored on the rig.
    •    Prepare manifest for all equipment dispatched from the rig either by sea or air. 
    •    Check for discrepancies in materials received against delivery notes and outward manifest. Issue Procurement Incident Report for incorrect items.
    •    Assist department heads in establishing a realistic minimum/maximum warehouse stock of all shut down or critical items. 
    •    Provides Fixed Asset Register information to department heads. 
    •    Ensure all hazardous and non-hazardous wastes are correctly labeled and packaged prior to shipment ashore. 
    •    Review requested freight methods with department heads to minimize unnecessary excessive freight costs. 
    •    Pro-active approach, improving description of parts and making efforts to simplify processes. 
    •    Mentor, develop and train crew members to ensure familiarity with PSC processes. 
    •    Promote and maintain an effective working relationship and communication with other departments, shore base materials department, third party personnel and Client representatives. 
    •    Clearly and accurately communicate work status at end of shift and end of hitch handovers. 
    •    Completion of all mandatory training and certification requirements for Senior Materials Coordinator as described in the Pacific Drilling offshore Training matrix. 

    Work Environment
    Offshore rotating 28/28 or 14/14 depending on country of operations. 
    Day shift from 06.00 to 18.00 under normal circumstances.

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    Mechanic

     

    Position Summary
    The Mechanic is a leader in executing the preventative / corrective maintenance and ongoing repairs to Mechanical Drilling Equipment and support Systems. 
    Department / Location
    Operations / Offshore 

    Position Scope
    The Mechanic executes the preventative and corrective maintenance is his/her area of responsibility, communicates regularly with the other departments (engine room, electrical, electronic, subsea, drilling, marine and safety) when required. The Mechanic is responsible for entering correct data into the Computer Maintenance Management System. 
    Reporting Relationships
    Direct Manager/Supervisor – Chief Mechanic 
    Supervisory Relationships
    None

    Qualifications and Experience
    •    High School, senior school certificate (SSCE)/ West Africa Examination Council (WAEC)/ GCE O/L, or equivalent. 
    •    Minimum 2 years of offshore experience in the position of Mechanic. 
    •    Fluent English communication skills (oral and written). 
    •    Experienced and trained on hydraulic systems troubleshooting and maintenance. 
    •    NOV 6th generation cyber chair experience . 
    Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
    •    Comply with Pacific Drilling Code of Conduct and 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, every time, and contribute actively to continual improvement activities.
    •    Act as a safety leader ensuring the ongoing identification of hazards and controls to manage the associated risks with a special focus on Permit to Work and Isolations. 
    •    Daily checks the condition of areas and equipment, i.e. knuckle boom cranes, mud pumps, draw works, top drive, mud treatment and all drilling related equipment and systems under his responsibility, by making rounds.
    •    Inform Chief Mechanic and other department heads of any technical problems or limitations that might affect the safe operation of the vessel. 
    •    Using the CMMS, plan and execute preventive maintenance with a minimum of 6 week overview to cover current hitch and half of back-to back, keeping an updated and accurate historical record of all maintenance done as well as all equipment certification documents. 
    •    Ensure that maintenance is planned, organized, supervised and executed in accordance with well programs, Pacific Drilling requirements and contractual obligations. 
    •    Under all circumstances maintain a minimum amount of spares onboard – together with direct supports - for critical/safety/maintenance/operational systems.
    •    Maintain workshop equipment and tools to the highest safety standards. 
    •    Provide and support members of the crew in the operation and maintenance practices of equipment. 
    •    Clearly and accurate communicate work status at end of shift and end of hitch handovers. 
    •    Maintain the housekeeping onboard to Pacific Standards with a particular focus on escape routes. 
    •    Completion of all mandatory training and certification requirements or Mechanic as described in Pacific Drilling offshore Training Matrix. 

    Work Environment
    Offshore rotation 28/28.
    Day or night shifts from 12.00 to 12.00 under normal circumstances.

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click on preferred job titles to apply online.

     

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