3rd Engineer – Global Talent Pool At Transocean November,2014

We are a leading international provider of offshore contract drilling services for energy companies, owning and operating among the world’s most versatile fleets with a particular focus on deepwater and harsh-environment drilling. Our fleet of 79 mobile offshore drilling units includes the world’s
largest fleet of high-specification rigs consisting of ultra-deepwater, deepwater and premium jackup rigs. In addition, we have seven ultra-deepwater drillships and five high-specification jackups under construction.

3rd  Engineer – Global Talent Pool


    Reports to the Second Assistant Engineer


    Supervises the Motor Operator


    Offshore location


    High school diploma or equivalent. Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education.
    Valid 3rd Engineer Unlimited License (Class 3 Motor above 3000kW)
    Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates
    Knowledge of technical calculations required for mechanical operations and basic computer skills


    Assist in maintaining and repairing mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment onboard the vessel



    Ensure conformance to Company policies, local and international regulations relating to the operation of the rig, and current pollution regulations
    Perform daily inspections and maintenance on mechanical equipment
    Ensure compliance with the Rig Maintenance System (RMS) and ensure all records are maintained on a timely basis
    Carry out periodic maintenance according to RMS guidelines and coordinate that maintenance with supervisors and other department heads
    Ensure that reports for repair and maintenance of equipment are accurate and complete
    Assist with maintenance and repair of power plants, cooling water system, lube oil system, and fuel system
    Assist in troubleshooting and repairing faulty mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic drilling equipment and tools
    Assist in maintaining marine equipment, i.e. cranes, thrusters, ballast pumps and valves, auxiliary equipment, etc.
    Apply the permit to work and isolation systems as required
    Assist in implementing outstanding recommendations from audits, as issued by Clients, Regulatory Authorities or rig management
    In conjunction with the Second Engineer, monitor and control the use and distribution of consumables/materials; generate requisitions as required
    Assist in ensuring that all third-party equipment is fit for purpose, certified, correctly installed, and maintained while on the rig
    Ensure that service, maintenance and other operational reports are accurate and complete
    Inform supervisor and other department heads of any technical problems or limitations that may affect the safe operation of the rig
    Carry out classification society surveys as part of continuous survey of machinery


    Incorporate the THINK planning 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 in the START process
    Call a Time Out for Safety (TOFS) whenever an unplanned hazard or a change in the expected results is observed
    Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements for environmental protection
    Actively participate in weekly safety meetings and pre-job meetings as required
    Respond to emergency situations and environmental protection issues as per designation on station bill
    Report any incidents, potential hazards or abnormal situations to 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
    Supervise and guide the Motor Operator and Mechanic Trainee in their On-the-Job Training (OJT) program
    Maintain discipline onboard and ensure compliance with Company disciplinary procedures

Note: The above is not a complete list of duties but a guide, as tasks and objectives can change depending on needs.

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