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Operations And Maintenance Electrical Support

Operations And Maintenance Electrical Support

Operations And Maintenance Electrical Support

Parker Drilling Company
Houston, TX 77042

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Company Description

Parker Wellbore helps energy companies accomplish their drilling and production goals efficiently, reliably, and safely. Our global team supports oil and gas operators with innovative land and offshore drilling services, premium rental tools and well services, and advanced operations and management support. Founded in 1934, Parker Wellbore helps customers manage their costs and mitigate their risks, to achieve their operational goals in a safe and efficient manner. With experience in both harsh-environment regions and complex drilling situations, you can trust Parker Wellbore to get the job done.

Job Description

This position is responsible for working with and supporting Maintenance supervisors (rig and office based) to provide Electrical support, guidence and best practices for planning, organizing and supervising the daily electrical rig manintenance operations and activities, and to provide the necessary coaching required to successfully execute their roles and responsibilities.

Essential functions

  • Coach Maintenance/Electrical team members so that all members fully understand their tasks, routines and procedures related to work managment; Identify specific areas to improve the application of the system over time;
  • Ensure all routine Electrical work is planned and scheduled and that any breakdown work is carried in such a way to minimise production disruption.
  • Able to successfully set prioties and use the systems available to ensure that plans and schedules are optimised and meaningful.
  • Must be able to prioritize jobs and work under tight time restraints and can demonstrate knowledge and fundamentals of the following equipment:
    o Drilling controls system
    o Power generation system
    o Power transformers
    o AC/DC motor application and drive systems
    o System components
    o Refrigeration and air conditioning
  • Structures pre-job meetings so team members are engaged and clearly tasked to complete the planned work safely and to the schedule at the appropriate level of quality; Identify issues with achieving the schedule and advise and assist as required
  • Use the CMMS (Oracle/SAP) to notify team of potential work and to schedule completion of tasks while also looking for ways to improve.
  • Review the work of the crew members, coaching where required to improve performance, the quality and timeliness of the work (including post-execution responsibilities);
  • Work co-operatively with other relevant operating and maintenance crew Supervisors, Supply personnel and Maintenance Planner/Schedulers encouraging feedback both ways;
  • Understand the detail of issues with execution, looking for ways to improve and coach and mentor to ensure that teams are able to undertake this process independently ;
  • Contribute constructively to the planning and scheduled meetings offering advice and suggestions
  • Must possess and maintain certifications and licenses necessary as required by the appropriate regulatory authorities.
  • Must have proficient knowledge of diagnostic equipment

Additional functions

• Assist in the inspection, installation, commissioning, testing, calibration, diagnosis and repair of electrical systems, (VFD, SCR, and PLC System). • Assist in the inspection, installation, commissioning, testing, calibration, diagnosis and repair of AC & DC top drives and top drive related systems. • Assist in the development of maintenance plans, activities and schedules as required. • Respond to downtime incidents in a timely and professional manner. • Assist in Root Cause Analysis investigations as required. • Collaborate with Technical Service as required to propose recommendations for field upgrades, to systems, hardware and capital assets. • Collaborate frequently with internal and external customers. • Comply with all Company and HSE policies and procedures. • Perform other work related tasks as assigned.


Necessary qualifications, skills and abilities

  • Must have High School diploma or, equivalant
  • Should have at least 7 years of work experience in electrical equipment; to include power distribution and design and installation of electrical wires.
  • Should have experience supervising others.
  • Capacity to work effectively under pressure in ambiguous and complex situations.
  • Ability to work independently with multiple people at many levels and work as part of a team.
  • Professional relationship and interpersonal skills with strong customer service attitude.
  • Should have excellent time management skills to prioritize and manage multiple requests from various avenues, and the ability to change direction in response to fluctuating circumstances.
  • Must be able to problem solves
  • Must be a self-motivator and work without close supervision.
  • Must have working knowledge of a computer based maintenance systems, Oracle,SAP, etc.
  • Must have excellent computer skills to include all MS Office products.
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with staff, management, customers and vendors. Being multi-lingual is preferred

Additional qualifications, skills and abilities


Position competencies

  • Initiating & Driving Change • Acts as a catalyst for and takes responsibility for leading, directing, and managing organizational change • Develops new insights into situations and applies innovative solutions • Creates work environment that encourages creative thinking and innovation • Drives step changes in how the company operates • Understands how to change and addresses not only systems and processes, but also cultural aspects of change • Is good at bringing the creative ideas of others to market • Develops a change strategy that includes milestones and timelines • Accurately assesses the potential barriers and resources necessary for change initiatives • Understands and supports the need for change • Envisions and articulates the intended result of the change process • Provides direction and focus during the change process • Helps to generate support of the changes throughout the organization • Identifies and enlists allies who support the change process • Provides resources, removes barriers, and acts as an advocate for those initiating change
  • Result Focused • Establishes clear, specific performance goals, expectations, and priorities • Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully • Is constantly and consistently one of the top performers • Very bottom-line oriented • Steadfastly pushes self and others for results • Navigates quickly and effectively to resolve problems and obstacles • Persists to complete tasks / responsibilities, even in the face of difficulties • Develops a sense of urgency in others to complete tasks • Operates with personal ownership and looks for ways to improve performance all the time • Challenges him- or herself and others to raise the bar on performance • Focuses people on critical activities that yield a high impact • Holds self and others accountable for delivering high-quality results on time and within budget (e.g., models high work standards and demands the same from others)
  • Team Work • Blends people into teams when they are needed • Creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team • Shares wins and successes • Fosters open dialogue • Lets people finish and be responsible for their work • Seeks consensus among diverse viewpoints as a means of building group commitment • Defines success in terms of the whole team • Creates a feeling of belonging in the team • Values the contributions of all team members • Creates an environment that encourages open communication amongst team members • Creates an environment that encourages collective problem solving amongst team members
  • Customer Focus • Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers • Gets first-hand customer information and uses it to understand customers' business issues and needs for improvements in products and services • Acts with customer in mind • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect • Genuinely enjoys working with customers to build long-term partnerships • Creates a sense of customer focus throughout their team/ department/ business unit

Physical demands and work environment

  • Oversee and manage the overall quality of projects and/or employee performance.
  • Ability to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
  • Ability to perform under stress, under pressure, and/or in emergency situations.
  • N/A - Not Applicable
  • Wear personal protective equipment, including but not limited to hard hat, steel-toed safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators, safety glasses, goggles and full body harness.
  • Carry up to 10 lbs.
  • Ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, reason logically, and make sound decisions.
  • Ability to comprehend, remember, and follow verbal and written directions and comply with Company policies, procedures and standard.
  • Sit/stand while performing primarily sedentary work
  • Use repetitive wrist, hand or finger movements at a computer.
  • Ability to work as a team, communicate and interact with others in a professional manner, and consider alternative and diverse perspectives.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Parker Wellbore provides equal opportunity for all people and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, military service, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

If an applicant has a disability, the applicant may request accommodations when needed to enable that person to perform their essential job functions or to allow that person to participate in employment.

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