Geoplex is the fastest-growing indigenous Service Company in Sub-Saharan Africa. Established in June 2002 to provide Oilfield Services to the fast-expanding Upstream Sector of the Oil and Gas industry in Nigeria and the West Africa Coastal Region, Government policies aimed at encouraging and ensuring more participation by competent Nigerians in the upstream Oil & Gas Industry have contributed to our growth process.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Drilling Rig Electrician
Hours: (On-call rotation)
The Rig Electrician is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of all equipment as well as associated upkeep of the records and repair history and compliance in respect of their assigned operation, in close liaison with senior management and base support Equipment & Maintenance (E&M) personnel. In addition, they are responsible for the Health & Safety of all persons under their authority.
Responsible for following the Preventative Maintenance (PM) system and recording maintenance activities using the system software.
Ensure that all Third-Party personnel including Service Engineers comply with Company and Rig Safety Procedures
Responsible for conducting regular and thorough checks to verify if all electrical equipment is in a safe working condition
Responsible for stock management and for ordering all the spare parts related to electrical equipment.
Report any misuse of equipment to the Maintenance Supervisor, Rig Superintendent or Toolpusher
Supervise tasks in accordance with good engineering practice and Company policy.
Monitor any electrical equipment supplied by other contractors or subcontractors to ensure that it is suitable for use within the areas desired.
Ensure that all equipment under their control complies with statutory requirements and is always maintained in a safe condition or is otherwise completely withdrawn from service.
Plan maintenance and repairs to minimize the effect on the drilling operation, and bring to the attention any activities that cannot be completed or scheduled within the planned time frame.
Safeguard the rig tools and instruments in their care.
Recommend, and when required embody, modifications to equipment or systems to enhance safety, improve rig performance or comply with statutory notices.
Carry out tasks as part of a multi-discipline maintenance team as operational requirements dictate.
Stand-in for alternative work discipline as required.
Update or modify any drawings, sketches, or information on existing and replacement equipment as required.
Raise Material Requisitions for materials/services as and when required.
Support and assist the SCM function to ensure that all invoices are handled, and related queries solved in a timely manner.
Proper handling, keeping, and management of technical documentation, drawings, and ex-certificates.
Requirements for Consideration
Suitable skilled electrical qualification
Knowledge of local electrical rules & regulations
A minimum of 5 years experience in the workings and repair of Drilling Rigs and their equipment is desirable.
Experience in drive and control engineering/maintenance/design desirable
Knowledge of spoken English is desirable
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Ability to work constructively and confidentially as part of a team to achieve common goals.
Application Closing Date
30th November, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV / Resume, relevant Certifications and current Health Certificate to: [email protected] using "Rig Electrician" as the subject of the mail.