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Electrical & Controls Superintendent

Houston, TX 77041

Posted: 04/25/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Engineering Job Number: 23489 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description

A world leader in the oil & gas industry is looking for an Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls Technical Superintendent to ensure operational and maintenance standardization with drilling equipment. The ideal candidate possesses an expert grasp of the equipment and systems, coupled with substantial technical expertise. Through effective communication, the new team member will ensure operational excellence by implementing and updating processes in compliance with internal and international standards and requirements.
Salary + Additional Benefits: 
  • Salary dependent on experience
  • Bonus
  • Full Benefits including Mental, Dental, Vision, FSA
  • 25 days PTO
  • 6% 401k employer contribution
  • Free lunch on Wednesdays
  • Onsite gym with free classes with an instructor
  • Work from Home Fridays

Location: Houston, TX 
Type of Position: Direct Hire

  • Act as Company Subject Matter Expert within the assigned product lines.
  • Manage distribution of vendor technical bulletins and provide recommendations on actions to take.
  • Issue and update standard jobs for product line within drilling equipment.
  • Issue corporate reports (Technical Reports, Technical Bulletins, Technical Proposals).
  • Respond to rig technical issues and downtime events at any time and support recovery efforts.
  • Liaise with vendors and review equipment reliability/upgrades.
  • Ensure best practices and lessons learned are shared from various rigs.
  • Review management of change cases, maintenance change requests, and improvement proposals from rigs.
  • Review and maintain the preventative maintenance tasks in the assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Pursue opportunities and support the development of condition monitoring and condition-based maintenance for equipment in the assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Participate in technical audits across the fleet, as required.
  • Ensure company directives and procedures are reviewed and updated as required to stay in compliance with latest international standards and regulatory requirement.
  • Assist various rig and project management teams as required to develop and advise on proposed scopes of work in connection with SPS or other long-term maintenance/upgrade projects.
  • Follow up on rig downtime related to equipment within product line responsibility.
  • Feedback on equipment reliability issues to improve design with OEMs.
  • Maintenance tasks are adequate to support the reliability of the equipment.
  • Clear guidance is provided to the organization to maintain equipment within product line responsibility.
  • Author standard jobs and corporate standards.
  • Author corporate reports (Technical Reports, Technical Bulletins, Technical Proposals).
  • Address OEMs on behalf of the company to improve equipment reliability within product line responsibility.
  • Attend FAT’s on behalf of the company.
  • Provide relevant technical input to other function intra company.

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant engineering/technical field preferred
  • 5 years minimum experience offshore in respective discipline at supervisory level is preferable; Other applicable areas of experience to be considered
  • Experience with installation and commissioning preferred
  • Demonstrated history of working effectively various offshore marine/subsea settings in the oilfield & energy industry preferred
  • Flexible to travel offshore as required in any country the company operates
  • High level relevant technical knowledge
  • Ability to liaise at high level with drilling units technical teams and unit management
  • Excellent understanding of equipment and systems within area of responsibility
  • Fully acquainted with management systems and asset management systems similar to TMS/Maximo/Synergy
  • Proficient at technical writing and communications using MS Office products

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within one week of submitting your application.

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Saxon Huckell
Associate Search Director - Murray Technical

Specializing in matching talent with exciting opportunities in Engineering, Technical Sales, Manufacturing, Operations, Project Management Supply Chain, and IT.



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