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Job Title: Third Assistant Engineer

Job Number: 4400832

Company: Transocean Nigeria


Assist in maintaining and repairing mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment onboard the vessel



•   Ensure conformance to Company policies, local and international regulations relating to the operation of the rig, and current pollution regulations

•   Perform daily inspections and maintenance on mechanical equipment

•   Ensure compliance with the Rig Maintenance System (RMS) and ensure all records are maintained on a timely basis

•   Carry out periodic maintenance according to RMS guidelines and coordinate that maintenance with supervisors and other department heads

•   Ensure that reports for repair and maintenance of equipment are accurate and complete

•   Assist with maintenance and repair of power plants, cooling water system, lube oil system, and fuel system

•   Assist in troubleshooting and repairing faulty mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic drilling equipment and tools

•   Assist in maintaining marine equipment, i.e. cranes, thrusters, ballast pumps and valves, auxiliary equipment, etc.

•   Apply the permit to work and isolation systems as required

•   Assist in implementing outstanding recommendations from audits, as issued by Clients, Regulatory Authorities or rig

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•   In conjunction with the Second Engineer, monitor and control the use and distribution of consumables/materials; generate requisitions as required

•   Assist in ensuring that all third-party equipment is fit for purpose, certified, correctly installed, and maintained while on the rig

•   Ensure that service, maintenance and other operational reports are accurate and complete

•   Inform supervisor and other department heads of any technical problems or limitations that may affect the safe operation of the rig

•   Carry out classification society surveys as part of continuous survey of machinery


•   Incorporate the THINK planning process into all tasks, whether working alone or as part of a team

•   Participate in the START Process

•   Ensure that subordinate personnel are properly trained in the START process

•   Call a Time Out for Safety (TOFS) whenever an unplanned hazard or a change in the expected results is observed

•   Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements for environmental protection

•   Actively participate in weekly safety meetings and pre-job meetings as required

•   Respond to emergency situations and environmental protection issues as per designation on station bill

•   Report any incidents, potential hazards or abnormal situations to supervisor and other department heads

•   Ensure that a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping is maintained onboard the rig


•   Meet the training requirements according to the applicable training matrix

•   Participate fully in the annual performance appraisal process

•   Mentor, develop and train crew members to ensure that they are competent to work at their next job level

•   Supervise and guide the Motor Operator and Mechanic Trainee in their On-the-Job Training (OJT) program

•   Maintain discipline onboard and ensure compliance with Company disciplinary procedures

PREREQUISITES / QUALIFICATIONS: – University degree or equivalent. Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education. – Valid 3rd Engineer Unlimited License (Class 3 Motor above 3000kW) – Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates – Knowledge of technical calculations required for mechanical operations and basic computer skills

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