Diamond Offshore Company

Supervisor, Electrical Maintenance Support

Job Location US-Houston
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As a leader in deepwater drilling, Diamond Offshore provides contract drilling services and fresh perspectives to anticipating and solving deepwater challenges globally. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the Company also maintains primary regional offices in Australia, Singapore, Brazil, and Scotland, with local offices in other countries as required to support operations.


The Supervisor - Electrical Maintenance Support will report to the Maintenance Manager and will be responsible for providing maintenance/technical support to the global fleet of offshore drilling vessels. This support will ensure that industrial electrical equipment (drilling, power generation & auxiliaries) is operated and maintained safely and efficiently. To accomplish this objective, the candidate will provide technical expertise, project oversight, utilize the principles of continuous improvement & reliability engineering, and act as a liaison between the MODUs and shore-based internal & external support functions.


Primary Responsibilities:

The Supervisor – Electrical Maintenance Support may:

  • Supervise the activities of teams engaged in operation and maintenance of drilling, power generation/distribution & auxiliary system equipment utilized in an offshore drilling environment.
  • Optimize equipment preventative maintenance activities & ensure alignment of these activities with regulatory guidance and corporate performance objectives.
  • Assist in improving the reliability of equipment by implementing preventative maintenance routines & strategies based upon the principles of reliability engineering & continuous improvement.
  • Participate in incident investigations using various root cause analysis methodologies.
  • Advise in the procurement, refurbishment, and repair of industrial electrical equipment, including development of technical specifications and QA/QC standards.
  • Provide technical input into the development of capital & operating expense budgets.
  • Plan & manage complex maintenance projects (>1M).
  • Facilitate communications between internal & external stakeholders related to the operation & maintenance of industrial electrical equipment.
  • Cultivate a safe and healthy work environment by assuring employees follow standards, procedures, and are in compliance with legal codes and regulations.
  • Participate fully in all Health, Safety and Environmental initiatives and safety programs.
  • Follow Diamond Offshore Global Excellence Management System (G.E.M.S.)
  • Perform other duties as required.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in electrical engineering, Electrical Technology, or related field or 5 years drilling/military related experience.
  • Completion of an Apprenticeship in electrical discipline or equivalent military service in a related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience in maintaining electrical equipment within an offshore environment, including power generation, electrical power distribution, drilling equipment, and auxiliary systems (e.g., Siemens PLCs, ABB drives, Kongsberg Vessel Management System).
  • Willing and able to travel up to 25% (domestic and international).
  • Possess or able to obtain a valid Transportation Workers’ Identification Credential (TWIC).
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without restrictions.
  • Possess or able to obtain a valid US Passport.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience ensuring compliance with regulatory and class guidance (API, ABS, DNV, USCG, etc.)
  • Experience with Root Cause Analysis (TapRoot, TopSet, etc.) and/or Incident Investigation.
  • Experience with Quality / Continuous Improvement / Reliability Engineering / Structure Problem-Solving methodologies (LEAN, Six Sigma, etc.).
  • Intermediate or greater proficiency with IBM Maximo software.

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and submitting a copy of your resume on or before the requisition closing date.

Diamond Offshore is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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