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Sr. Electronic Technician

Company: Valaris
Location: Texas City
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Summary

The Senior Electronic Technician (Sr. ET) performs preventative and corrective maintenance on all electronic related equipment, with oversight of the Chief ET; the Sr. ET communicates regularly with the other departments (IT, mechanical, electrical, engine room, subsea, drilling, marine and safety) as well as the client and other service partners when required.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs Preventive and Corrective maintenance of all onboard electronic equipment including but not limited to:
    • Vessel Control System (Kongsberg ICMS)
    • Thruster Control System (K-Thrust)
    • Dynamic Positioning System (Kongsberg K-Pos) including reference systems
    • F&G/ESD System (Kongsberg AIM Safe)
    • Drilling Control and Instrumentation (NOV DCDA & SDI)
    • BOP control systems
    • Navigation and Communications (Internal and external)
    • CCTV and entertainment systems
    • All PLC systems (Including crane controls, HVAC controls, etc.)
    • Rig network computers and servers
    • UPS systems
    • Coordinates all maintenance with other departments to ensure minimum impact on operations involving critical equipment.
    • Coordinates planning and execution of preventive maintenance with a minimum of 6 weeks overview to cover current hitch and half of back-to-back hitch, keeping an updated and accurate and detailed historical record of all maintenance done as well as all equipment certification documents.
      • Prioritizes and oversees maintenance activities and documentation of maintenance carried of assigned crew on safety & environmental critical equipment/systems (SECE's).
      • Oversees maintenance results and prioritization on assigned rigs on safety & environmental critical equipment/systems (SECE's).
      • For rigs with Performance Standards:
        • Maintains an understanding of the relationship between the rigs safety case, identified Major Accident Hazards, the bow tie assessment, Performance Standard (PS) documents, and PS Assurance Activity tasks in VAMS.
        • Ensures effective barrier management through management, oversite and prioritization of maintenance activities associated with Assurance Activates required by Performance Standards for assigned rigs.
        • Monitors Barrier condition for assigned equipment and systems.
        • Uses the VAMS system to be able to identify equipment identified as Barriers.
          • Assesses impacts to overall process safety of assigned rigs due to degraded barrier conditions.
          • Troubleshoots complex ship and drilling control systems and facilitates repairs down to the lowest replaceable unit, to include some component level repairs
          • Documents equipment historical data for the purpose of reliability analysis and planning necessary upgrades.
          • Provides handover to the oncoming ET providing a seamless transition of work during tour changes and works over at the request of the Chief ET when necessary
          • Maintains integrity of instrumentation installations in hazardous locations and conducts periodic inspections of same.
          • Keeps a current and accurate registry of all software installed in ships control systems and drilling control systems, maintaining the current revision in hard copy and on the dedicated maintenance terminal for each machine.
          • Maintains adequate spare parts for systems in his area of responsibility to ensure minimal downtime and performs periodic inventory of same.
          • Operates, maintains and keeps calibration certificates current for all electronic test equipment.
          • Reviews power one line diagrams to determine proper isolation of equipment for maintenance purposes.
          • Makes ET department weekly maintenance system entries to document work done including Preventive and Corrective actions.
          • Performs ET department daily checks filling out the checklist for submission to the Chief ET.
          • Supervises the order, cleanliness and housekeeping in his areas of responsibility.
            Qualifications / Experience
            • High School Diploma
            • Minimum 5 years on a drilling vessel with at least 2 years as ET

              The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

              Valaris is an equal opportunity employer in all aspects of employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other non-job related factors.

              About Us

              At Valaris, our core purpose is to provide responsible solutions that deliver energy to the world. Our purpose is the driving force that defines us as a leading organization in our industry. Our diverse fleet of ultra-deepwater drillships, versatile semisubmersibles and modern shallow-water jackups is capable of meeting a wide spectrum of customers' well program requirements. Our rig fleet is among the most technologically advanced in the industry and our well-trained crews perform at the highest levels in the most challenging offshore environments. With an unwavering focus on safety and dedicated employees, we provide innovative solutions and aim to deliver excellence in everything that we do.

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