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Rig Electrician/Mechanic/Welder AUS

Job Summary

The Senior Electrician is responsible for all electrical systems on the drilling rig and camp facility. Ensures that all electrical systems, plant and equipment is safe and complies with relevant standards and codes.

Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Responsible for all electrical systems on the drilling rig and camp facility in accordance with legislative standards.
Ensures that all electrical systems, plant and equipment are safe and complies with relevant standards and codes
Adopt Company preventive maintenance system to contract.
Proved instruction and supervision to electrical maintenance support staff.
Contributes proactively to maintenance programs and targets.
Maintain inventory of spare parts and emergency spares.
Manage inspection and re-certification of critical components as per contract.
Provide hands-on refurbishment of Company owned equipment.
Provide technical support as required to ensure uninterrupted filed activities.
Establishes correctly isolating procedures for the safe maintenance of plant and equipment and ensures that all relevant personnel are aware of these practices and procedures.
Reports directly to the Rig Manager on all aspects of electrical related issues and maintains a visible commitment towards safety.
Keeps Electrical Superintendent informed about any issues, that may be deemed as un-safe or non-compliant or not according to acceptable trade practice.
Provide written reports as required, including but not limited to: Hand over notes, Day logs, After Action Reviews, SOP’s, JSA’s, Critical Spares, Hazardous Area Verification Dossiers, Test Reports etc.
Any further reasonable duties as directed by a supervisor
Undertake all other work as requested by Management
From time to time there will be a requirement for you work reasonable overtime in addition to the ordinary hours
Comply with all QA policies and work procedures
Comply with all HSE policies and work procedures
Contribute to the development of and improvements in departmental QA procedures
Actively work towards achieving/maintaining of Training Matrix in accordance with organisational KPI’s


Senior First Aid
4x4 Operate Vehicles in the Field
Breathing Apparatus
Confined Space Training
Gas Testing and Monitoring
Hazard Recognition Program/JSA
Permit to Work Holder Rev 3
Hazardous Area Electrical Training
Low Voltage Rescue
Trade Certificate Electrician
Working at Heights

Technical Competencies

Computer literate with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and E.A.M.
Rig Pass Induction
Incident Recording and Investigation
Inspection, Care & Storage of Slings
Stock & Purchasing Field Overview

Behavioral Competencies

Evidence of capability to work independently as a sole charge rig electrician
Excellent organisational skills.
Good communication skills.
Customer focused service provider.
Resilient as the work roster incorporates 21 continuous 12 hr days plus, callouts.
Capable of driving improvement initiatives in consultation with internal and external colleagues.
Active in team development.
Is able to maintain domestic and work commitments to ensure operational continuity.
Works in a manner that insures personal safety and the safety of fellow employees
Maintains a professional, effective, and polite relationship with other Ensign employees and suppliers
Strives continuously to develop a greater knowledge of the positions held within the department.
Works well as a team player and demonstrates willingness to share knowledge to advance knowledge and skills of others
Respects chain of command and follows through on instructions
Communicates effectively in both written and oral form to all levels of an organization – both internal and external
Fire Awareness
Driver Commitment/Awareness
Eye Injury Prevention
Fair Culture
Hand Awareness
Hearing Conservation and Awareness
Heat Stress
Manual Handling
BBS Workshop

Education and Experience

Minimum of 5 years similar experience in the oil and gas industry

Other Accountabilities

Business Ethics – Understands fully Ensign’s ethics policy and its application in all business dealings including contractual agreements and contract negotiations
Business Policies - Understands and agrees to follow all of Ensign’s Policy and Directives and procedures as set forth in the Ensign Company Policy and Basic Directives Handbook for Employees
Certifications – Maintains technical and safety certifications required by company or government agencies; remains current on all OSHA, EUSD and other required training
Drug-free workplace - Conforms to a drug-free workplace, not be under the influence of mind-altering prescription or non-prescription drugs, including alcohol and other drugs of abuse
Occupational Health and Safety – Understands fully the Ensign Health and Safety policy and self-responsibility for own health and safety at work; Demonstrates responsibility to avoid adversely affecting the health and safety of others through any act or omissioUses the correct protective clothing and equipment as provided by Ensign and guards against misuse or damage to such equipmentReports any hazardous situations arising in the workplace that cannot be self-corrected, or injury incurred during the course of work, no matter how minorAvoids injury resulting from manual handling tasks, by use of risk assessment, correct mechanical handling equipment and correct manual handling techniques
Brisbane, QLD, AU