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  • Job reference: RMS0218083

Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/02/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
This is an excellent opportunity to become an integral part of our clients Projects team covering work scopes for both their onshore and offshore assets in the Southern North Sea.

This position will encompass writing BOD's, site surveys, estimating, compiling project schedules, engineering of systems, selection of equipment (ATEX where required), writing work packs, and creating relevant project drawings. You will be required to raise and progress the MOC (Management of Change) process through to close out, along with relevant closeout documentation, such as drawings, P1 and P3, updating safety critical documentation where required. This role also has responsibility for cost control, selecting contract labour, reviewing vendor information, creating data sheets, arranging trips offshore with planning and boat schedules for shipping of materials.

You will need to be responsive, able to work to tight schedules and from your own initiative, while maintaining an understanding of our clients UK Performance Standards, Electrical Codes, European and British Standards and industry best practices. In addition, there will be a responsibility to ensure compliance with company Electrical Performance Standards and HSE legislations.

This position is based in Norwich working Monday to Friday, with regular visits to our offshore assets as required.

Key responsibilities include:

* Design and spec - LV power distribution systems, power generation systems, safety critical systems (such as UPS systems), earthing systems and lighting systems.
* Ensure a high standard of installation methods, through from construction to commissioning.
* Support Electrical Maintenance Strategy, ensuring appropriate integrity management of electrical equipment
* Promote the use of best technology to increase production efficiency. Manage costs by controlling spending and promoting a challenging cost culture to ensure best value is obtained from suppliers and contractors
* Understand and manage onshore and offshore electrical modifications/projects, both green and brownfield, ensuring effective and safe execution of work
* Liaise with Electrical Technical Authority with external bodies such as IVB and internally ensuring correct design of installation
* Ensuring Performance Standards and statutory legislation are adhered to during design/engineering.
*Maintain a thorough understanding of electrical regulations and practices

Qualifications / Experience

*Ideally a Chartered Engineer or qualified to a minimum of HNC/HND level.
*SUEPEE & Intrinsic Safety or CompEx Full (Ex01 - 04)
*BS7671 18th Edition
*At least 5-10 years' experience within the offshore Oil & Gas Industry.
*Strong construction knowledge of the offshore and onshore gas business

*Knowledge of SKM power tools.
*Basis knowledge of MV and HV electrical systems
*IT literate / good sound knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint


Our clients value and reward our people, offering competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits including:

*Discretionary Bonus
*Private Medical Insurance
*Flexible Benefit Allowance
*Life Assurance
*Excellent Pension Provision

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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