Mechanical Supervisor

Job Responsibilities

Mechanical Supervisor Job In America

Responsible for organizing and supervising the mechanical personnel onboard.


Responsible For /ensure

  • Compliance with the Seadrill Code of Conduct.
  • Compliance with applicable internal and external governing requirements.
  • That any operations do not exceed the limitations of the unit or its equipment.
  • Daily detailed planning is conducted for all upcoming operations.
  • Good and clear communications with all involved parties
  • That technical related certification at all times is valid and available onboard
  • Compliance with Seadrill training, certification and competence requirements.
  • That all relevant personnel are adequately trained in handling emergencies.
  • That all emergency equipment is in good condition and configured as required.
  • Non-compliances are promptly acted on and reported to the direct supervisor.
  • Training and competence assessments as assigned and/or required are performed.
  • Compliance with the standard for tidiness and cleanness.
  • Assume the safety role as per station bill and emergency preparedness plan.
  • Participate In

  • Meeting activities in a proactive and constructive manner.
  • Training and competence assessments as assigned and/or required.

    Responsible For /ensure

  • All relevant governing documents are adhered to by direct reports.
  • All relevant governing documents are revised as and when required.
  • That clear daily guidelines are provided to all direct reports.
  • Visible leadership by spending time in the field and monitoring daily operations.
  • Required logbooks are maintained and updated as per requirements.
  • Thorough handovers are provided at each daily change of shift.
  • Subordinates are trained to fill higher positions .
  • Other duties are performed as required and/or directed by his/her direct supervisor.

    Responsible For /ensure

  • Operational preparedness of all safety and emergency equipment.
  • That all relevant equipment is maintained and maintenance is recorded.
  • Sufficient stock of spare parts and materials required is maintained
  • Other Responsibilities

  • Ensure effective use of the Company’s Maintenance Management System
  • Assist in planning and coordinating all preventative and corrective maintenance activities in conjunction with other department heads
  • Assists the Technical Section Leader with all certificates for Class, Flag State and regulatory body requirements
  • Work with Technical Section Leader and other supervisors to coordinate daily work activities accordingly
  • Assist the Technical Section Leader to ensure that all Third Party equipment is fit for purpose, certified, correctly installed and maintained while on the rig.
  • Ensure that the permit to work and isolation systems are strictly adhered to by the maintenance department
  • Assist the drilling department with repair and maintenance of drilling equipment as required
  • Assist the electrical department with repair and maintenance of electrical equipment as required
  • Develop and promote effective troubleshooting condition evaluation and root cause failure analysis programs for all technical equipment
  • Promote and develop maintenance task optimization and provide feedback to technical team/maintenance manager.Follow up and implement approved changed to SAMS.
  • Maintain a working relationship with the Client representative
  • Perform or lead incident investigation as required
  • Assist with coordinating management of change for design modification of equipment and within technical area
  • Liaise with shore based technical staff to ensure a timely transfer of knowledge within the fleet
  • Liaise with the marine department regarding the loading, ordering and use of fuel, lubes, potable water and drill water
  • Assist with classification surveys as part of continuous survey of machinery
  • Assist Technical Section Leader with preparing budget
  • Conduct performance appraisals for subordinates. Recommend promotion, development or disciplinary action
  • Effectively use all safety and environmental tools employed by Seadrill (4-point check, OBS cards, PTW etc.)
  • other Requirements
  • Must pass Physical, Drug Screen and Background Check


    Seadrill is an equal opportunity employer

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum two years experience in an Offshore or Marine Environment
  • Asst. Chief Engineer MODU License
  • Mandatory Training/Certifications For Personnel Working In Canada Only
    • Basic Survival Training (BST)
    • Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S)
    • Regulatory Awareness
    • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • MOU/Surface Certificate (Transport Canada)

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