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Transocean Houston , TX 77020

Posted 3 months ago

Offshore Marine Group

Transocean is focused on being the employer of choice for the drilling industry.

We are challenging ourselves every day to push the performance of the company through technological advances and passion for our work.

Job Description

REPORTING: Reports to the Crane Operator or Deck Pusher


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education

  • Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates



  • Prepare cargo for lift by attaching appropriate slings through shackles and other attaching devices.

  • Check loads for clearance, obstructions, balance and proper attachment

  • Give or relay hand signals and/or radio signals to crane operator to control lift and movement of load

  • Manually lift, carry, and move equipment, tools, and materials from place to place as required.

  • Ensure to use correct body positioning and safe lifting procedures

  • Remove waste, debris, and accumulated trash from decks, stairs, compartments and other areas of the rig and dispose off properly

  • Sweep and wash decks, bulkheads, and structures using brooms, mops, rags, brushes, air, and high-pressure water hoses

  • Clean up spills and accumulated waste and take all necessary actions to prevent tripping and slipping hazards

  • Keep hand tools in good condition, properly maintained, and stored when not in use. Keep lines, hoses, slings, etc. coiled and other materials properly stored

  • Operate air hoists, hydraulic hoists, chain hoists, and other cargo handling gear to pick up and move tubular and other heavy equipment

  • Assist in carrying out Preventive Maintenance on cranes and associated wireline

  • Relieve the floorhands and assist on the drill floor as required

  • Assist in the mixing of mud chemicals, pit/tank cleaning and pump room maintenance

  • Assist with the running and retrieval of the BOP and auxiliary equipment

  • Perform helideck duties as directed by the Helicopter Landing Officer

  • Assist in the care and maintenance of the rig's machinery and equipment using proper tools and following safety rules and procedures

  • Assist in the care and protection of drill pipes, marine riser joints, and other tubular using such items as brushes, rabbits, thread protectors, pipe dopes, etc.

  • Assist in assembling, dismantling, and maintaining of deck machinery, pumps, drilling tools, and other mechanical equipment

  • Assist in slipping and cutting of wire lines, inspection and maintenance of wire and fiber lines, slings, and other lifting equipment

  • Assist in erecting scaffolding and staging as required

  • Prepare and clean deck surfaces, superstructures, bulkheads, etc. prior to priming and painting

  • Paint prepared surfaces as directed; i.e. apply coats of primer, paint, and varnish with rollers and spray guns in accordance with painting specifications

  • Assist as directed during rig moves and anchor handling operations


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

  • Participate in the START process

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

  • Carry out assigned duties in a safe manner according to Company policies and procedures

  • Maintain a safe area for task assigned. Stow all tools and equipment at the end of each tour so as to avoid safety hazards for other operations

  • Participate in emergency drills and respond to emergency situations as per designation on station bill

  • Report any incidents, potential hazards or abnormal situations to supervisors

  • Attend the weekly safety meetings. Actively participate in all pre-tour meetings as required


  • Meet the training requirements according to the applicable training matrix

  • Participate fully in the annual performance appraisal process


High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experience

Rig Based Position Experience

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