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Electrical Engineer (Technical Authority)

  • Job reference: 913351
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Electrical Engineering
  • Date posted: 02/07/2017

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

Main Responsibilities
To ensure Safety Systems are designed and functional to comply with Safety Case WSE, SMS, Performance Standards and all legislative requirements.
Responsible for ensuring Performance Standards are kept up to date for assigned SCE's, and that Assure Routines are appropriate and align with Performance Standards.
Assuring change or modifications safeguard the integrity of the asset and risks continue to be controlled.
Responsible for assuring initial suitability of any changes or modification undertaken.
Provision of annual SCE fitness for purpose assurance statements.
Conduct SRD (Safety Related Devices) v Assurance Routine reviews to ensure all Safety Critical equipment captured in Computerised Maintenance Management System. Where required, update Performance Standards and CMMS.
Ensure HSE and Industry Safety Alerts are circulated and that Company remains compliant.
Carry out/participate in RCFA, FMECA, BCSR.
Review KPI's, including backlogs to ensure they remain controlled and manageable. Identify why KPI's are deviating from accepted norms, with reasons for deviation.
Responsible for ensuring Operational Integrity is being maintained across all assigned assets, and that risks resulting from activities/impaired equipment and systems are being managed in line with Maintenance Policy.
Use MMS to carry out downtime reviews, identify bad actors common mode failure, trend analysis, MTBF, MTTR, optimise PMR's and generate recommendations accordingly.
Conduct obsolescence reviews, KP4/ALE studies and generate options for future management.
Where equipment availability/operability/reliability may be compromised, identify resolution and arrange forum for sharing with Operations/Maintenance Superintendents with a view to identifying options for action development.
Set spares holding philosophy in accordance with equipment lead time, condition, function, cost and LoF demands for all assigned areas.
Increase equipment/system availability year on year in line with KPI's.
Reduce non-safety/non-business critical maintenance year on year.
Optimise PMR's and Assures content and frequency.
Continually promote and improve use of gathered condition based operating data.
Undertake operational investigations and provide recommendations based on findings.
Follow processes for Critical Equipment Failures, Critical Equipment and Spares assessments etc
Provide medium/long term input to Annual and LoF plans and budgets by way of obsolescence studies, optimisation opportunities and planning in support of Company policies, plans and activities.
Prepare AFE/PDP/BoD for assigned projects seeking and demonstrating cost and delivery savings regularly. Manage AFEs within limits, recovering from any projected overspend opposed to seeking supplements and never allowing unapproved excess.
Conduct studies/investigations to identify operational, safety or business shortfalls, and where costs may be reduced, time saved or safety improved.
Review and approve all proposed changes to PM's/Assures/Performance Standards.
Identify delegate by agreement and provide written handover to delegate for any absence from the office.
To undertake role of Asset Electrical Engineer (Technical Authority) for assigned assets/areas of responsibility, and deputise for Team Lead as required.
Provide Electrical technical support guidance and decision making to other departments on all corporate matters, equipment design, selection and operation.
Participate in development and upkeep of Electrical Maintenance Policies and Procedures to support offshore/ onshore activities and ensuring technical integrity is maintained.
Assesses and determines the technical competence of individuals in/applying for selected onshore and offshore roles.
Take responsibility for any modification/upgrade which evolves from "like-for-like" replacement into new design, material, function and engage Facilities/Process in developing appropriate solution in line with Company drivers.
Visit assigned assets regularly (minimum 4 visits per year) as technical expert/site supervisor to assist platform crew manage major interventions/ projects for specific projects.
participate in CMMS, SHE, TA, Technical and Vendor Audits. Report on findings via Synergi, and conduct checks to ensure all Operational Departments are upholding their obligations.
Ensure PMR's generated for all new/upgraded equipment.
Provide liaison between Operations Engineers and Facilities Department for all Projects/major works to be planned and prepared efficiently and in correct priority.
Prepare and maintain a 12m rolling plan of activities with key milestones and detail for readiness reviews, execution, progress reporting and evaluation.
Use the PDP process as designed to support funding requests and manage projects in a visible way through the control gates.
Identify strategically important activities and develop ideas on uptime models, cost reduction, maintenance improvements and engage others - promote ongoing improvement.
reparation of cost estimates, schedule, scope, statement of needs, AFE, PDP, PVES, workscope BoD and any project documentation prior to handover to Facilities (if required) for any modification or upgrade to systems/equipment.



Qualifications & Experience
Candidates will hold an Engineering degree or similar from recognised university
Attained Chartered Engineer status
Relevant experience in process engineering

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 913351.