Maintenance Supervisor - NL
Puglisevich Canada
St. John's, NL

DEPARTMENT: Maintenance

SUPERVISES: Chief Electrician/Electronics Supervisor/Chief Electronics Technician/Senior Subsea Supervisor

LOCATION: Offshore Newfoundland

TYPE OF RIG: DP3 Self Propelled, Semi Submersible MODU, 6th Generation RAM Rig




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

Valid Canadian First-Class Engineer (Unlimited) License, or STCW equivalent
Valid Canadian Maintenance Supervisor License, or STCW equivalent
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education
2+ years previous experience in a role with 6th generation semi submersible drilling rig
Experience with Kongsberg K-Chief /K-Pos systems
Experience from DP operations and POSMOR ATA on Semi-submersibles
Experience with MH Drilling equipment with newer control system
RAM rig experience
Experience with DAT system
Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates
Knowledge of all technical calculations required for the safe operation of the drilling unit
Advanced computer skills
Experience with Microsoft Project
Supervisory experience in Asset Management, Budget Management and project planning

Maintain control over the rig’s Rig Maintenance System (RMS) and associated computer database
Coordinate periodic maintenance activities with the OIM and other department heads
Plan the service and maintenance of equipment according to the RMS guidelines
Ensure that reports for repair and maintenance of equipment are accurate and completed
Carry out classification society surveys as part of continuous survey of machinery
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
Ensure that the permit to work and isolation systems are strictly adhered to in the maintenance department
Inform the OIM and other department heads of any technical problems or limitations that may affect the safe operation of the rig
Maintain an adequate supply of spares to fulfill maintenance requirement and facilitate a safe and efficient operation
Supply information for maintenance and repair budget
Maintain proper communication with shore-based Field Support group, rig management, and equipment vendors
Liaise with the OIM to ensure that all third-party equipment is fit for purpose, certified, correctly installed, and maintained while on the rig
Implement follow-up requirements of audits, as issued by Clients, Regulatory Authorities or rig management
Approve all maintenance department requisition purchase orders
Supply rig management with maintenance statistics of the vessel
Advise on ways of making improvements to the inventory kept on the rig
Document any and all changes to the RMS system and provide reasons for making these changes to Rig Manager via direct supervisor
Provide input on the Survey of the vessel and ways to reduce the out of service time of the vessel
Exercise fiscal responsibility with regard to maintenance budget
Train personnel on the use of RMS system to reduce error in the system
Communicate equipment problems or breakdown information via direct supervisor to Field Support Group
Incorporate the THINK process into all tasks, whether working alone or as part of a team
Participate in the START process
Ensure that 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 the consistent application of leadership and guidance
Ensure compliance with regulatory requirement for environmental protection
Actively participate in the weekly safety meetings and pre-tour meetings as required
Report any incidents, potential hazards or abnormal situations to the OIM and other department heads
Ensure that a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping is maintained onboard the rig
Assist the OIM in reviewing and updating the current safety case in consultation with rig and shore-based management
Participate in safety and pollution prevention training as assigned by the OIM
Meet the training requirements according to the applicable training matrix
Participate fully in the annual performance appraisal process including the recommendation of promotions or disciplinary action up to and including discharge
Mentor, coach, develop and train crew members to ensure they are competent to work at their next job level
Ensure all subordinates have the necessary skills and experience to fulfill their assigned tasks in a safe and efficient manner
Ensure all maintenance personnel receive an annual performance evaluation. Recommend promotion or disciplinary action up to and including discharge
Supervise and guide crew members in their On-the-Job Training (OJT) program
Ensure that the company’s drug and alcohol policy is strictly enforced
Maintain discipline onboard and ensure compliance with company disciplinary procedures
It is the objective of our client and Puglisevich to ensure employment equity within the workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities having the capability, qualifications and experience to make application for this position. Qualified residents of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador will be given first consideration in the staffing of these positions.