VFD Electrician
at Parker Drilling Website

Date Posted: 5/26/2017

Job Description

Position Summary

This position is responsible for installing and maintaining the Variable Frequency Drive (VFD), as well as electrical wiring and equipment, generators, air conditioning and alarm system.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

•  Responsible for troubleshooting the following:
          • control logics with PLCs based control
          • VFD control logic (conversion and inversion)
          • electronically controlled engine/generator sets
          • relay control logic
          • motor control systems
• Understand PLC controlled systems, the use of PLC software and possess the ability to read and analyze PLC control ladder and other logic.
• Be able to interpret electrical and electronic schematic diagrams.
• Understand electrical and electronic test equipment and their functions.
• Must be knowledgeable of lock-out/tag-out procedures and maintain a willingness to comply with them.
• Cut and trim wiring, make terminations with connectors or solder connections to fixtures, outlets, and other equipment.
• Test circuit connections using the proper electrical test equipment as well as digital generator and VFD monitoring components.
• Install, test, troubleshoot and maintain electrical equipment such as air conditioning, heating and refrigeration equipment.  As needed, install and repair lighting systems.
• Repair electrical and electronic equipment such as panel lighting, circuit breakers, junction boxes, voltage regulators and reverse current relays.
• Build and install electrical distribution panels for motor starting, operations and multi-dwelling office/camp installations including its accessory equipment.
• Build, install and maintains alarm system.
• Install, calibrate and maintain gas detection equipment.
• Ensure an adequate amount of tools and spare parts are available and, as needed, submit requisitions to Toolpusher / Purchasing Manager for approval.
• Abide by Company policies and procedures.
• Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

Relevant education (Electrical disciplines)

at least 5 years of rig experience as electrician

good knowledge of drive control systems and VFD (Siemens, ABB)

good English language skills, Russian language skill will be an advantage

Offshore experience will be an advantage

Job Snapshot

About Us

At Parker Drilling, we provide advanced drilling solutions to the energy industry. Our technical innovation allows us to provide worldwide drilling services, rental tools, and project management including rig design, construction, and operations management.

As an industry leader, we employ some of the most skilled people in the energy and drilling industry. Our dedicated and innovative associates are the reason we’ve set numerous world records for deep and extended-reach drilling and have been recognized as an industry leader in safety performance.

We are always looking for talented professionals to join our dynamic team! We have a variety of opportunities available in different fields from Engineering to Management to Human Resources, Accounting, IT, Aviation, Supply Chain, Legal Affairs, and many others. Whether you’re an experienced professional or just launching your career, Parker Drilling can help you achieve your career goals.

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