Lead Technician - Electrical

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Read, understand, and interpret schematics, P&IDs, sketches, and written instructions to assemble parts or products as well as operations of equipment;
  • Assembles and tests subsea production control system and drilling control HPUs, subsea distribution hardware & assemblies according to company, customer and industry specifications;
  • Ensures that safety is of the utmost priority when operating, assembling and testing equipment.;
  • Participates in Deepsea Technologies Safety and Quality observation programs;
  • Ensure that quality process and procedures are followed;
  • Performs maintenance and operations of rental equipment both onshore and offshore;
  • Supervises technician crew working offsite when required;
  • Performs fluid analysis on various types of control fluids and / or chemicals;
  • Perform both High Voltage and Low Voltage terminations and diagnostics;
  • Troubleshoots problems, identifies and communicates design discrepancies. Identifies and suggests design improvements;
  • Completes required documentation, including but not limited to: daily progress reports, service tickets, test reports, failed test reports and Non-Conformance Reports;
  • Liaise with clients as required during operation, service, manufacturing process, testing and trials;
  • Prepares test procedures and operations / maintenance manuals in accordances with customer and industry standards and specifications;
  • Domestic and international travel required;
  • Perform various diagnostics tests on long electrical conductors and fiber optic cables. This may include TDR, OTDR, CR, IR, etc.;
  • Install Fiber Optic Connection end terminations.

Education and Experience:

  • 10+ years experience in assembling, operations and testing of HPUs for subsea production control and drilling control applications, subsea subsea distribution systems;
  • Minimum of 2 years in a lead role supervising offshore service technicians;
  • High school diploma or GED; technical/vocational electrical training or related experience;
  • High level of expertise in assembly and testing of Electro-Hydraulic Power and Control units, subsea distribution equipment and drilling control systems;
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings & BOMs, P&IDs; wiring diagrams and all written engineering procedures;
  • Offshore safety and certification required;
  • Ability to use a computer and Windows Office software.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work harmoniously on multifunction teams;
  • Ability to balance customer demands against company constraints;
  • Impeccable reputation and high ethical standards;
  • Self-motivated and willing to take initiative with limited direction;
  • Strong understanding of electrical operations and componentry;
  • Ability to operate forklifts and overhead cranes.

Physical Demands:

  • Physical requirements are those typically found in an office and manufacturing shop environment.
  • Must be able to pass an Offshore fit for duty physical.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Safety glasses and other PPE as required to work in a manufacturing environment.
  • Additional PPE may be required at certain offshore and international locations.