Website Seadrill

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Title Welder
Type Full Time
Experience 2 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location (Gulf of Mexico), North Carolina, United States
Company Seadrill

Company Profile

Seadrill is one of the world’s most modern offshore deep-water drilling companies. The company operates semi-submersible platforms, jack-up rigs, and drillships. It operates in 15 countries across five continents.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Welder who will be responsible for repairing, fabricating, and modifying the rig as required and directed.

Educational Qualification

Work Experience

  • Possess 2 years of offshore-related welding experience


  • Compliance with applicable internal and external governing requirements.
  • Compliance with Seadrill training, certification, and competence requirements.
  • Compliance with the Seadrill Code of Conduct.
  • Compliance with the standard for tidiness and cleanliness.
  • Daily detailed planning is conducted for all upcoming operations.
  • Good and clear communications with all involved parties.
  • Non-compliances are promptly acted on and reported to the direct supervisor.
  • Assume the safety role as per the station bill and emergency preparedness plan.
  • That all emergency equipment is in good condition and configured as required.
  • That any operations do not exceed the limitations of the unit or its equipment.
  • Training and competence assessments as assigned or required are performed.

Other Responsibilities-

  • All applicable reports and logs as required by the direct supervisor are maintained.
  • All drills and checks are conducted as required.
  • Ensure that structural repairs are done in accordance with applicable standards.
  • Other duties are performed as required or directed by his/her direct supervisor.
  • Thorough handovers are provided at each daily change of shift.


  • Sufficient stock of spare parts and materials required are maintained.
  • That all relevant equipment is maintained and maintenance is recorded.


  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship
  • Must be fully COVID vaccinated and able to provide record
  • Must pass Physical, Drug Screen, and Background Check

Other Responsibilities

  • Coordinate welding tasks with supervisor and other department heads to meet operational requirements
  • Effectively use all safety and environmental tools employed by Seadrill (4-point check, OBS cards, PTW, etc.)
  • Ensure accurate oxygen and acetylene bottle count is submitted daily to offshore management
  • Ensure that the permit to work and energy isolation procedures are strictly adhered to at all times including fire watch requirements
  • Inspect welded joints for visible formation, weld penetration, and conformance specifications
  • Perform welding, flame cutting, and associated tasks as required

Other Requirements

  • Meeting activities in a proactive and constructive manner.
  • Training and competence assessments as assigned and/or required.


  • The company offers a competitive reward package, with an attractive base salary and a range of benefits tailored.

Employer’s Statement

Seadrill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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