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Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Energy, Oil & Gas
  • Discipline: Engineering Systems
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 2017-9658_1507647243

Job Description

AFW UK Oil & Gas has an opportunity for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our Engineering Operations team in Glasgow on a 12 month contract basis.

In this role, you will carry out Electrical Engineering Design for the execution of projects for Brownfield modification to Electrical Equipment within Onshore Oil & Gas Plants at Concept, FEED, EPC and PMC project levels for domestic and international clients . You will be assigned to a project Task Force and be part of a wider multidisciplined project team, it offers an excellent and exciting opportunity to develop your existing talents. The role will either involve the Electrical Engineering elements of projects, in which and you will be responsible for assisting the Principal Electrical Engineer with delivery of the project and the technical supervision of the electrical team. You will be expected to have a high level of electrical engineering design competence with experience of electrical design for modifications to electrical equipment of Voltages up to and including 33kV. As well as having sufficient technical capability, you will be expected to manage your own work load including the commercial aspects of the electrical engineering scope ensuring that all activities and deliverables are managed in accordance with the project schedule.

Responsibilities

  • Review and approve project schedules with the Project Engineer to see that all dates, rates of progress and design periods are realistic
  • Responsible for the design and approval of all electrical work on assigned projects
  • Responsible for preparation and approval of project related standards on assigned projects
  • Prepare material requisitions for HV & LV switchboards, Transformers, UPS systems, Trace Heating and other electrical equipment
  • Review and approve supplier documents for electrical work on assigned projects
  • Attend Factory Acceptance Test (FAT's) and Site Acceptance Tests (SAT's) for electrical equipment (or equipment with significant electrical content) on assigned projects
  • Ensure that detail design methods, standards and data used on assigned projects meet the Client's requirements and/or those issued by AFW UK Oil & Gas.
  • Prepare Sub-contract requisitions specifying installation scopes of work
  • Review Suppliers quotations and prepare technical quotation evaluations
  • Prepare technical bid evaluations for electrical equipment on assigned projects
  • Meet with suppliers of major equipment
  • Carry out calculations for system studies and to support equipment specifications (Fault levels, Voltage profile, Load studies, and Cable sizing)
  • Liaise with other Groups and Client
  • Provide progress report information on assigned projects, at the required frequency and with the required content, to the Project Engineer
  • Alert the Project Engineer / Project Manager/ Lead Engineer (where this role is not you) to circumstances considered to be subject to contract change. Provide information where necessary to estimate the cost of contract changes on assigned projects.
  • Assist the designers with the preparation of electrical drawings on assigned projects
  • Review drawings and document issued by other engineering groups

Qualifications

  • BEng (Hons) in Electrical Engineering is desirable
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards membership of the Institution of Engineering Technology
  • Experience of consultancy environment specific to process plants and electrical distribution at High, Medium and Low Voltages
  • Technically astute and conversant with the lasted advances in technology
  • Ability to lead and guide others to develop new skills or knowledge that will enhance their work. Ability to design, develop and/or deliver training programs
  • Ability to plan and control projects in accordance with a multidiscipline schedule
  • Experience in a similar role within the contractor environment is preferred
  • Ability to present information to individuals or groups; ability to deliver presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience. Ability to convey information clearly and concisely to groups or individuals either verbally or in writing to endure that they understand the information and the message. Ability to listen and respond appropriately to others
  • Ability to identify problems, determines possible solution, and actively works to resolve issues
  • Possess good interpersonal skills with sound written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of and ability to use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions and/or reaching conclusions. Ability to take action consistent with available facts, constraints and anticipated consequences
  • Knowledge of and ability to use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions and/or reaching conclusions. Ability to take action consistent with available facts, constraints and anticipated consequences

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