Company: Nabors Drilling International Gulf FZE Skills: Rig Electrician Other Skills: Must have a minimum of 5 years experience on the same position; with NOV and Canrig Topdrive experience Experience: 5 + Years Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship Employment Type: Rotational Salaried Employee Salary: Competitive Location: Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia 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

Today, Nabors owns and operates the world’s largest land-based drilling rig fleet and is a leading provider of offshore platform workover and drilling rigs in the United States and numerous international markets. With operations in 28 countries, Nabors also provides directional drilling services, performance tools and innovative technologies throughout many of the most significant oil and gas markets. Leveraging our advanced drilling automation capabilities, Nabors’ highly skilled workforce continues to set new standards for operational excellence and transform our industry.
As of April 16, 2018, Nabors’ assets include:

407 land drilling rigs
31 offshore platform rigs



Nabors is ranked in the Global Top 30 in Rigzone’s Ideal Employer Rankings – find out more here.

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