David Mills

Chief Electrician at Pacific Drilling

David Mills has a diverse work experience, starting in 1997 as an Electrical Engineering Technician at Arla Foods amba. David worked there until 2005, with a temporary position as an Optimization Project Engineer during that time. At Arla Foods, they focused on optimizing production lines and eliminating inefficiencies.

In 2006, David joined SCA - Hygiene and Forest Products Company as an Electrical Technician, responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of an automated warehouse and pallet handling system. This involved preventive maintenance, fault diagnostics, and troubleshooting on transportation equipment.

Later that year, David worked at Procter & Gamble as an Electrical Engineering Technician, where they were involved in various tasks such as electrical installation, maintenance, fault finding, and repair work on automated production machinery and electrical distribution systems.

From 2009 to 2010, David worked at National Oilwell Varco as an Electrical Service Engineer, primarily focused on installing and commissioning drill floor equipment on drill ships in South Korea. David also handled fault diagnostics and repair work on electrical and PLC control systems for drill floor tools.

Lastly, David joined Pacific Drilling in 2010 as a Chief Electrician, responsible for the safe and efficient operation of an ultra-deepwater drill ship. David'srole included planned maintenance and fault diagnostics on electrical, electronic, and instrumentation systems on board.

Overall, David Mills has extensive experience in electrical engineering, including installation, maintenance, fault diagnostics, repair work, and optimization of production lines.

David Mills attended Newcastle College from 1990 to 1995, where they studied Electrical Engineering. No degree was specified for this period.



  • Chief Electrician

    October, 2010 - present

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