Diamond Offshore Company

Mechanical Superintendent - AUS

Job Location AU-WA-Bentley
Job ID
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As a leader in deepwater drilling, Diamond Offshore provides contract drilling services and fresh perspectives to anticipating and solving deepwater challenges globally. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the Company also maintains primary regional offices in Australia, Brazil and Scotland with local offices in other countries as required to support operations.



The shore based Mechanical Superintendent will report to the Area Manager and will be responsible for providing mechanical maintenance support to the fleet of offshore drilling vessels within the Asia Pacific region. This support will include assuring that industrial equipment (drilling, power generation and auxiliaries) is operated and maintained in a safe and efficient manner. To accomplish this objective the candidate will provide technical expertise, project management/oversight, utilise the principles of continuous improvement & reliability engineering, act as a liaison between the MODUs and shore based internal & external support functions.


You will be responsible for:       

  • Supervise the activities of teams engaged in operation and maintenance of drilling, power generation, marine systems and auxiliary system equipment utilised in an offshore drilling environment.
  • Optimise equipment preventative maintenance routines and ensure alignment of these activities with regulatory guidance and corporate performance objectives. 
  • Improve the reliability of equipment by implementing preventative maintenance routines and strategies based upon the principles of reliability engineering and continuous improvement.
  • Lead incident investigation using TopSet root cause analysis methodology. 
  • Direct the procurement, refurbishment and repair of industrial equipment, including development of technical specifications and QA/QC standards.
  • Provide technical input into the development of capital and operating expense budgets. 
  • Plan and manage complex maintenance projects 
  • Facilitate communications between internal and external stakeholders related to the operation and maintenance of industrial equipment
  • Cultivate a safe and healthy work environment by assuring employees follow standards, procedures, and are in compliance with legal codes and regulations
  • Participate fully in all Health, Safety and Environmental initiatives and safety programs
  • Follow Diamond Offshore Global Excellence Management System (G.E.M.S.)
  • Perform other duties as required


To be successful in this role you will satisfy the following criteria:

  • Extensive offshore mechanical maintenance experience, specifically in the Oil and Gas industry
  • Willing and able to regularly travel (domestic and international)
  • Experience maintaining power generation, drilling equipment and marine systems
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory and class guidance (API, ABS, DNV, NOPSEMA)
  • Project management experience
  • Incident Investigation experience
  • Quality and continuous improvement control with a high level of problem solving skills
  • Computer maintenance management systems experience

This highly regarded position offers a competitive salary package, including 12% superannuation, health insurance and a company phone and laptop. Free car parking is also provided.


Closing Date: 6 August 2021


Diamond Offshore is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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