Bergen, Norway
Stavanger, Norway

Manager E&I Responsible

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Island Drilling was established in 2006 and owns and operates the semi-submersible mobile drilling platform Island Innovator. The rig is particularly suited to operate in the harsh environments of the Norwegian Sea and Barents Sea but operates both nationally and internationally. The company’s headquarters are in Sandsli, Bergen, with branch offices in Stavanger and Aberdeen. With a strong focus on innovation, quality, and safety, we are dedicated to driving the industry forward. Read more about us at

Island Drilling is a young and agile drilling organization with more than 30 years of operational experience. We are dedicated to our customers and proud of the work we perform. We are now seeking a Manager E&I Responsible to join our onshore support team. This key position will oversee Electrical and Instrumentation (E&I) at Island Drilling, ensuring excellence and compliance across all electrical systems and installations.

As part of our commitment to sustainability and energy efficiency, we are ISO 50001 certified. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in maintaining and enhancing our energy management system, in line with ISO 50001 standards.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Internal Control System: Establish, update, and maintain an internal control system for E&I to ensure compliance with the Norwegian Regulations for Electrical Installations (FEK).
  • Project Supervision: Lead and supervise E&I installation work both onshore and offshore, ensuring that all activities adhere to regulatory standards and project specifications.
  • Operational Management: Oversee the operational and maintenance responsibilities for electrical facilities within Island Drilling.
  • Energy Management: As part of our ISO 50001 certification, manage the energy consumption and efficiency of E&I systems. This includes:
  • Monitoring daily energy usage and reporting performance against established KPIs.
  • Leading the Energy Team to implement strategies for energy reduction and optimization.
  • Identifying opportunities for energy efficiency improvements and implementing corrective actions.
  • QHSE Leadership: Drive Quality, Health, Safety, and Environment (QHSE) initiatives for E&I operations, both onshore and offshore.
  • Technical Coordination: Manage technical queries and interface with engineering and project teams to resolve issues and ensure successful project execution.
  • Staffing and Development: Ensure appropriate staffing levels during installation phases and support the ongoing development of offshore electricians.
  • Tender Preparation: Estimate costs and prepare tenders for E&I projects, ensuring competitive and accurate proposals.
  • Regulatory Liaison: Maintain compliance and effective communication with the Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection (DSB).



  • Technical college diploma or equivalent.
  • Multi-disciplinary understanding, particularly in electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Offshore experience is beneficial but not mandatory.
  • Strong IT-skills; familiarity with systems like Landax, Proarc, and Maisy is advantageous.
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.


We’re looking for someone who brings both technical skills and the right personality to our team as the Manager E&I Responsible. As a person you:

  • bring a spark to the team with your sense of humor
  • Enjoy working in teams
  • thrive in fast-paced environments and enjoy solving complex problems
  • stay composed and focused, even when dealing with the most challenging tasks
  • adapt easily to changes, whether it’s project shifts or new regulations

If you are a skilled professional with a robust understanding of electrical and instrumentation management and a commitment to energy efficiency and regulatory compliance, we invite you to apply and become part of our team dedicated to operational excellence and sustainability.

Island Drilling Company