Rig Crew in front of Rig 3


Job Description

Job Title: ElectricianLocation: Prudhoe Bay, Alaska
Reports To: Rig ManagerDepartment: Operations
Schedule: 2/2 Rotation; Variable HoursFLSA Status: Non-exempt
Job Title Code: JR101083


Nordic-Calista, a recognized service provider in Alaska, is looking for experienced electricians. 


  • Collaborate with the Rig Manager regarding maintenance, repairs, and planning to avoid the risk of delay caused by equipment breakdown
  • Responsible for informing Rig Manager on a weekly or more often basis as to what electrical supplies, tools, and parts should be in stock and ensuring that they are readily available to ensure the safe operational level of the rig, camp, and vehicles that are assigned to the electricians work site
  • Assigned to install and/or repair equipment during rig and camp moves
  • Specialize in the principles of electricity, single, and three phase up to 600 volts.
  • Specialize in equipment to convert AC to DC power by way of a silicone control rectifier (SCR rig only).
  • Assist mechanics and welders
  • Conducts his job duties safely and in compliance with his certification, experience, and Nordic’s HSE policies
  • Follows work permitting requirements and is the audit lead for the Electrical Safety Policy
  • Assist Rig Management in identifying operational non-conformances at the work site
  • Reports all spills, un-safe work conditions, and work site hazards immediately
  • Assist in development and implementation of standard operating procedures
  • Assists in any internal audits as necessary
  • Assists Driller in daily rig site duties
  • All other duties as assigned




  • Must possess high mechanical aptitude and skills
  • Ability to adapt to environmentally harsh working environments
  • Ability to collaborate with senior management, rig manager and rig crew during maintenance, construction, and modification of rig equipment.
  • Familiarity with assorted hand tools
  • Functionally literate, able to read, write, and perform basic math
  • Ability to read electrical blueprints to supply required information for updating of drawings, sketches, or information on existing and replacement equipment
  • Familiarity with oilfield-related equipment, and procedures preferred.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • 5 years or more experience as an electrician with emphasis on single- and three-phase systems and 3 year or more experience with energy isolation (LOTO) to perform electrical work on industrial equipment required.
  • Formal electrical training is preferred, Journeyman card/certificate of fitness and license by the State of Alaska or another State having reciprocity with Alaska.
  • Ability to pass a background check, pre-employment drug test and fit-for-duty test.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Loud noise, cold, heat, working at heights or on ladders, inside enclosed oil rig in an industrial environment and outside in elements.  Working in a remote location under arctic conditions.

Preference will be given to Calista shareholders and their descendants and to spouses of Calista shareholders, and to shareholders of other corporations created pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g).

Additionally, it is our policy to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience, so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status. When applicable, our policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, layoff, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits.
It is Calista and Subsidiaries’ business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.
The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.