Electrical Engineer

Posted 27 March 2024
Salary Neg
Job type Permanent
DisciplineOil and Gas RecruitmentEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameLachlan Nicholson

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Electrical Engineer, based in Aberdeen.

* Specify, scope and execute improvements to electrical systems.
* Act as asset electrical engineering focal point for site projects, including studies.
* Act as Electrical single point of accountability (SPA) for long-term Asset strategy.
* In line with above, lead discipline improvements in plant reliability, equipment strategy, defect elimination and equipment rationalisation.
* Define and own the asset's electrical spares strategy.
* Lead discipline improvements in plant reliability, root cause analysis, defect elimination and continuous improvement.
* Lead / contribute to safety reviews, risk assessments and investigations as the electrical engineering focal point.
* Maintain the integrity of asset and protective systems relevant to discipline.
* Act as custodian of asset maintenance strategies for electrical equipment.
* Own the discipline relevant Forties Unity Performance Standards and close out ICP actions related to them.
* Support the maintenance team with the implementation of planned maintenance routines.
* Support the maintenance team in regards to equipment breakdown; including investigation of fault, defect resolution and execution of breakdown maintenance.
* Monitor and advise on the technical and safety implications of any maintenance backlog.
* Where required, lead and coordinate additional vendor support.
* Act as custodian of key electrical engineering documentation including Power System Study, RFI Ignition Study, Lightning Risk Assessment, High Energy Electrical Equipment Risk Assessment, Ex Inspection
* Strategy, ensuring same are kept up-to-date.
* Act as Single Point of Accountability (SPA) for Electrical led site activity.
* Job Responsible Engineer for Asset Electrical MOCs (Management of Change) proposals
* Technical approval of electrical engineering content of Asset MOCs proposals
* Provide technical support to asset TAR activities.
* Support the Electrical Engineering Technical Authority with the development and ongoing management of electrical practices and procedures.
* Coach asset electrical technicians to ensure their competency and skills are continually improved.

Experience & Qualifications:
* Degree in Electrical Engineering or Equivalent;
* Chartered Engineer or actively working to achieve chartered status;
* Significant experience including experience of Oil & Gas, Refining or Chemical Industries.
* Knowledge and experience of electrical equipment used in explosive atmospheres and in relevant legislation such as ATEX and DSEAR;
* Knowledge and experience of the design, operation, commissioning and maintenance of HV (up to 33kV) and LV industrial power systems and plant equipment;
* Comprehensive understanding and applied knowledge of relevant UK Regulatory (Safety Case, COMAH…) and industry standards.

Permanent position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference: PR/071184.

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