Company: Nabors Drilling International Gulf FZE Skills: Rig Electrician Other Skills: Preferred candidate with at least 15 years experience in drilling industry Experience: 15 + Years Education: High School/Secondary Employment Type: Rotational Salaried Employee Salary: Competitive Location: Kazakhstan Status: Active No location/work authorization restrictions found.

The Rig Electrician is responsible for the inspection, maintenance and field repair of all electrical equipment on the rig, logistics equipment and camp in accordance with Nabors Rig Management System (RMS).



To ensure that all operation of electrical equipment is carried out in a safe manner and in accordance with the manufacturers’ specifications
To maintain all electrical equipment on the rig and camp in accordance with Nabors planned maintenance system and to manufacturers’ specifications
To carry out unscheduled repairs to electrical equipment at the rig site and on the camp
To liaise with the Rig Manager, Driller and Rig Mechanic to schedule major overhauls of rig equipment
To ensure the availability of adequate spare parts for electrical equipment through the inventory system, both for routine maintenance and to cover unscheduled maintenance or replacements


Personally responsible for own safety and conducting ones self to the standards of Nabors Policies and Procedures
Carry out all duties in the safest possible manner and ensure that personal protective equipment (PPE) is used correctly
Take personal responsibility for, and demonstrate leadership in, HSE. Play a leading role in safety meetings and the safety program
Supervise the activities of the Rig Welder and Motorman
Enact the planned maintenance program for rig and camp electrical equipment and instrumentation
Work with the Driller and other crew members to ensure that the rig is operated in accordance within the design parameters and in conformance with all aspects of Nabors RMS
Conduct visual, and where possible functional, inspections of equipment both prior to use and at periodic intervals and in particular after rig moves and rig-up
Take responsibility for planned maintenance, certification, record-keeping and reporting
Maintain all required records, documentation and certification of electrical equipment on the rig and camp and produce accurate and timely reports on usage of such equipment
Maintain and update all electrical drawings and wiring diagrams
Ensure that lock-out and tag-out procedures are fully complied with at rig site and campsite
Supervise the dismantling, packaging and preparation of electrical equipment for rig moves, including re-assembly at new locations
Establish a culture of continuous improvement in operations and demonstrate results in this regard. Work with the other members of the rig crew to develop improved practices which will positively impact on rig performance
Maintain, jointly with the Rig Mechanic, all rig instrumentation
Manage, in conjunction with the Warehouseman, the inventory of spares and replacement parts for Electrical Equipment and initiate material requests and material transfers as required
Maintain the cleanliness of the SCR house and integrity of the electrical control equipment therein
Make recommendations for improved practices
Prepare the rig and camp equipment for stacking out, when required, in accordance with the provisions of the RMS and contribute to preparation of the stack out report
Make provisions for electrical supplies and instrumentation to meet third party service companies’ requirements at rig site and provide emergency repairs to their equipment where possible
Provide on-the-job training for Electrical Helpers
Maintain the validity of personal certification and training, and those of any direct reports
Ensure understanding of, and compliance with, Nabors permit to work system


The Nabors companies own and operate approximately 521 land drilling rigs throughout the world and approximately 607 land workover and well servicing rigs in North America. Nabors’ actively marketed offshore fleet consists of 40 platform rigs, 12 jackup units and 4 barge rigs in the United States and multiple international markets.


In addition, Nabors is one of the largest providers of hydraulic fracturing, cementing, nitrogen and acid pressure pumping services with approximately 805,000 hydraulic horsepower currently in service.


Nabors also manufactures top drives and drilling instrumentation systems and provides comprehensive oilfield hauling, engineering, civil construction, logistics, and facilities maintenance and project management services. Nabors participates in most of the significant oil and gas markets in the world.

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