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    Parker Wellbore


    Company Description

    Parker Wellbore helps energy companies accomplish their drilling and production goals efficiently, reliably, and safely. Our global team supports oil and gas operators with innovative land and offshore drilling services, premium rental tools and well services, and advanced operations and management support. Founded in 1934, Parker Wellbore helps customers manage their costs and mitigate their risks, to achieve their operational goals in a safe and efficient manner. With experience in both harsh-environment regions and complex drilling situations, you can trust Parker Wellbore to get the job done.


    Job Description

    The Mechanic position performs all tasks and duties of a mechanical discipline including but not limited to, installing and maintaining engines, hydraulic motors, pumps, compressors, and miscellaneous mechanical devices. The position is responsible for all mechanical platform equipment. The position is also responsible for uploading maintenance and repair data into a Maintenance Management System (MMS).

    Essential Functions

    • Provide visible leadership with a Total Ownership attitude. Owns safety standards.
    • Enforce, clarify, and follow Company policies, standards, and procedures.
    • Support the HSE objective of no injuries, accidents or harm to the environment as it relates to all mechanical processes, procedures, and policies.
    • Promote operational excellence through procedural discipline.
    • Delegate work effectively with a clear definition of requirements and expectations.
    • Supervise and ensure the safety of those working under direct supervision.
    • Comply with platform emergency response plan or station bills during emergencies and/ or drills.
    • The Mechanic will also support the timely execution of Parkers Operations Readiness and Assurance activities during the Pre-operations phase in the shipyard.
    • Responsible for morale and order within crew.
    • Ensure Parker Drilling’s Competency program – Authorized to Operate (ATO) and Approved Competent Operator (ACO) are applied and followed.
    • Ensure Client competency compliance is applied and followed.
    • Understand LO/TO and Permit to Work procedures.
    • Maintain and repair mechanical equipment and devices.
    • Repair or replace defective or worn parts.
    • Lubricate and service mechanical equipment as specified on lubrication schedule.
    • Perform inspections of mechanical equipment as required.
    • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on mechanical equipment.
    • Maintain a preventative maintenance schedule for all mechanical equipment.
    • Adjust or regulate functional parts of machinery, devices, and control instruments.
    • Troubleshoot and analyze mechanical malfunctions and failures.
    • Read and analyze mechanical drawings, P&ID’s (Process & Instrumentation Drawings), schematics and equipment operating and Maintenance Manuals.
    • Enter maintenance and repair data into the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
    • Create Job requests and work orders as required and enter into maintenance tracking system.
    • Coordinate with Rig Superintendent/Maintenance Lead on the maintenance, repair and refurbishment of equipment.
    • Foresee potential equipment malfunctions or failures and performs required repairs, adjustments or modification to resolve the problem.
    • Respond to emergencies as requested and coordinate onsite activities to utilize resources to facilitate repairs in the most expedient and cost effective manner.
    • Ensure an adequate amount of spare parts are on hand at all times.
    • Submit requisitions to Rig Manager/Purchasing Manager for approval.
    • Maintain records of all mechanical inventories and place orders as required within budgetary limits.
    • Set up and operate lathe, drill press, grinder and other metalworking tools to facilitate any necessary repairs.
    • Perform additional duties, responsibilities, and special projects as may be directed.


    Necessary qualifications, skills and abilities

    • Proficient in the functionality of rig equipment.
    • Must possess and maintain certifications and licenses as required by the appropriate regulatory authorities.
    • Knowledgeable and proficient in basic rigger’s role to ensure safe lifting operations are performed.
    • Knowledgeable of mechanical systems and skilled at working with hand and power tools.
    • Must possess mathematical skills required for certification as a mechanic.
    • Must have proficient knowledge of diagnostic equipment.
    • Must be a self-motivator and work without close supervision.
    • Must be able to prioritize jobs and work under tight time constraints.
    • Must have good PC skills including MS Office products.
    • Must possess sound reasoning skills, good common sense and have the ability to follow directions
    • Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of him/her or others
    • Must be able to recognize hazards, alarms, and warnings and have the ability to communicate to the proper personnel.
    • Must have good verbal communication skills and be able to effectively communicate in English with staff, management, customers and vendors.
    • Education, experience, and certifications:

    Additional qualifications, skills and abilities

    • High School diploma is required.
    • Inter-Provincial Journeyman’s Certificate (Mechanical/Millwright) or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology Successful completion of a 2-year program for marine engineering, millwright or diesel mechanics at a recognized training institution.
    • Should have at least 5 years of work experience as an industrial / heavy equipment mechanic, oil and gas industry preferred.

    Can demonstrate knowledge and fundamentals of the following equipment:

    • Gas Turbines and generators Marine utility systems; refrigeration, water maker, compressed air, waste disposal, fueling, etc.
    • Proficiency in troubleshooting and repairs to drilling equipment hydraulics Drilling Rig Smart Zone Management System (SZMS) including the relevant instrumentation SAP PM and MM experience would be advantageous.
    • Required to meet all standards required for safe operations, including but not limited to the standards set forth in the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers Atlantic Canada Medical Assessment for Fitness to Work Offshore as well as any other standards set forth by regulatory bodies having jurisdiction over the operations.
    • Experience in a marine construction/commissioning environment would be considered an asset Travel to and from the work location may require extended layovers in unfamiliar locations by helicopter or boat.
    • Must be able to work a minimum of 12 hours per day on a rotational schedule
    • Must be able to work in Canada and the United States.
    • Upon hire, this position will be rotating to Ingleside, TX.

    Position competencies

    • Initiating & Driving Change
    • Result Focused
    • Team Work
    • Customer Focus

    Physical demands and work environment

    • Ability to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
    • Ability to work around moving machinery
    • Ability to perform under stress, under pressure, and/or in emergency situations.
    • Lift, carry, and move objects of up to 50 pounds.
    • Operate machinery and/or power tools.
    • Ability to walk on uneven ground (gravel, rocks, mounds, ice)
    • Wear personal protective equipment, including but not limited to hard hat, steel-toed safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators, safety glasses, goggles and full body harness.
    • Frequently stand, walk, stoop, kneel, carry, push/pull, reach, and use repetitive wrist and hand movements.
    • Ability to ascend and descend ladders, stairs, scaffolding, and/or ramps while carrying tools requiring a reasonable degree of physical stamina and agility and involving moderate to severe physical exertion
    • Operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment.
    • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions (Cold or Heat)
    • Ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, reason logically, and make sound decisions.
    • Ability to comprehend, remember, and follow verbal and written directions and comply with Company policies, procedures and standard.
    • Ability to work in hazardous conditions (dust/gas/fumes/steam/chemicals)
    • Ability to work at heights (scaffolding or ladders)
    • Exposure to vibration (oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body)
    • Ability to work in noisy environments
    • Ability to work in small and/or enclosed spaces
    • Ability to work as a team, communicate and interact with others in a professional manner, and consider alternative and diverse perspectives.

    Additional Information

    Consistent with the Accords Act, residents of Newfoundland and Labrador specifically and Canada generally, who are qualified, will be given first consideration for employment.

    Parker Wellbore provides equal opportunity for all people and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, military service, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


    If an applicant has a disability, the applicant may request accommodations when needed to enable that person to perform their essential job functions or to allow that person to participate in employment.

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