My Day - Offshore (Normal)
I work offshore on an oil production platform in the North Sea. I work 14 days offshore and I have 21 days leave.
My day as Maintenance Supervisor onboard is as follows.
0510-0515: Wake up
0515-0530: Shower and dress.
0530-0540: Breakfast in the Galley.
0540-0600: Prep for day / Review. Check email etc.
0600-0610: Morning Meeting with the OIM and Production Supervisor.
0610-0715: Issue Work Permits as Maintenance Area Authority.
0715-0745: Morning Meeting with Lead Technicians - Electrical, Mechanical and Instrumentation.
0745-0900: Work; maybe 50% ad hoc and 50% planned.
0900-0915: Coffee Break.
0915-1200: Work; maybe 50% ad hoc and 50% planned.
1300-1330: Work; maybe 50% ad hoc and 50% planned.
1330-1430: Site visit and meetings with Tech's in the Field. Permit Audit. Set Tours etc.
1430-1530: Check and verify Permits.
1530-1545: Coffee Break.
1545-1630: Verify Permits and meeting with Lead Tech's for days progress update.
1630-1730: Evening Permit Meeting.
1730-1830: Work; maybe 50% ad hoc and 50% planned.
1830-1900: Evening Meal.
1900-2130: Work 100% Planned.
2145-2230 -Relax , read a book , watch a movie, listen to music or podcast etc.
This would be an average week day. On other days I attend further meetings; 5 Week Planning Meeting , 90 Day Planning Meeting , Shutdown Meetings , Safety Meetings , Town Hall Meetings.
In the job you have to deal with constant interruption / people coming into the office. Also I deal with a high volume of calls / email and tannoy's.
My day at home is very different!