Chief Electrician

All Locations
03 Oct 2016
26 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Chief Electrician is responsible for operation, maintenance and repair of all electrical equipment on the rig and in the camp, and for managing the electrical team. Service quality, job preparation, planning and safety are key priorities in this role. The position reports to the Rig Manager.

Successful Chief Electricians learn and adapt quickly to problems and new situations, they pursue everything with energy, drive and a need to finish, and use logic to solve problems with effective solutions. They are good listeners and can communicate effectively with managers, peers and clients. They work well independently and within a team and are committed to continuous improvement.

  • Participates in pre-tour and tool-box meetings with all team members.
  • Complies fully with all QHSE requirements, policies and standards, and wears required personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times.
  • Completes formal training sessions on QHSE and technical subjects.
  • Obtains all required certifications.
  • Maintains all equipment in good, safe working order and reports any problems or deviations.
  • Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on electrical equipment on the rig and the camp.
  • Is fully familiar with preventive maintenance programs.
  • Writes analytical reports.
  • Supports the development of employees and acts as a mentor.
  • Sets annual objectives for subordinate employees and reviews them periodically.
  • Participates in QHSE audits.
  • Sets a safe work example to the team.

  • Industrial electrical or electronics certificate or equivalent.
  • Minimum five years' field experience with similar equipment onshore or offshore, preferably on an oil well drilling rig. If there is no oil well drilling rig experience, a period of on-boarding for familiarization will be required.
  • Has the required proficiency level for the position based on the company competency catalog.

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.

This posting provides an opportunity for those with significant relevant experience in a specialist area to submit their profile for consideration and does not correlate with a specific vacancy. Submitting your details will enable us to match you to future career opportunities. We hire only the best talent, so please read the qualifications section carefully before applying-we only consider candidates who meet these minimum criteria.