Chief Electrician | Schlumberger

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Chief Electrician

Kuwait City - Kuwait

We are looking for Experienced Chief Electrician for our operations in Kuwait

Job Description:

The Chief Electrician is responsible for operation, maintenance and repair of all electrical equipment on the rig and camp. He manages the Electrical team. Service quality, job preparation, planning and safety are key priorities. 

       Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains all equipment in good, safe working order according to standards and reports any problem or deviation.
  • Operate, maintain and repair; switch gear, generators/transformers/motors, SCR and/or DC-DC systems on rigs where it applies, program micro-processor or computerized control logic cards and systems, U.P.S. systems.
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on electrical equipment around the rig and the camp in coordination with the Chief Mechanic and the Rig Manager.
  • Supervise maintenance carried out by third party specialists.
  • Maintain and repair of control systems related to mud pumps, cement pumps, rotary table, draw works and VFD, not limited with liquid, bulk and mud monitoring systems and drilling instruments, all air purge pressure systems related to all drilling equipment.
  • Is fully familiar with preventive maintenance programs in place.
  • Read instruments such as oscilloscopes, digital voltmeters, frequency meters, protective relay test equipment, Kelvin bridge, insulation equipment, logic analysers and general electrical shop tools.
  • Collate information from assorted electrical and electronic source as semiconductor reference, IEEE handbook, composite catalogues.
  • Gather data from instruments, mag tapes, data strip, computer print Interpret past and present performance, using available data and accumulated experience. Reach conclusion and ensure problem(s) are resolved.
  • Writes analytical reports.
  • Support the development of employees working under his supervision and act as a mentor.
  • Set annual objectives for employees working in his team and review them periodically.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Industrial Electrical or Electronics certificate or equivalent. Prefered to have expereince in AC driven systems and automated electrical control system.
  • Has 7 years of Electrical maintenance experience in Drilling Industry with similar type of equipment onshore or offshore preferably on an oil well drilling rig.
  • Has attained a proficiency level for the position based on the Competency Catalog.
  • Must be Fluent in English
  • Kuwaiti or GCC nationals preferred, current Kuwait Resident may apply.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, technical writing skills are preferred
  • Proficient computer skills in industry standard software.

Schlumberger is the world's leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. We have more than 20 years of experience in delivering world-class service to our customers through integrated projects. These projects range from basic service coordination through to complete development and abandonment of fields. To meet the growing needs of our business we are encouraging applications from experienced professionals who share our passion for delivering excellence in all aspects of project delivery.

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, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

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