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Head - Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/07/2019
  • Duration: 36 months
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The Role:
* The Electrical Engineering Head is responsible for all project activities related to electrical engineering. He will steward electrical engineering activities to ensure quality and timely delivery of electrical engineering scope. Drive the EPC contractor by providing clear guidance and facilitating resolution to issues to complete electrical engineering activities.
Reporting and Relationships * Engineering Manager*
Key Job Accountabilities
1. Job Purpose:
The Electrical Engineer Head is responsible for overseeing the EPC Contractor's activities for the design, integration and testing of the NFE Onshore Project Electrical engineering deliverables in accordance with the Project Specifications and EPC Contract requirements. The position is responsible for the following activities:
1) Stewards all phases of Electrical engineering and ensures that the Safety, Quality, Schedule and Cost objectives of the project are met within his/her area of responsibility
2) Coordinates electrical input to multi-discipline activities to ensure equipment packages with electrical scope designed are designed well and in time.
3. Key Result Areas:
Duties include, but are not limited to:
* Leads NFE Onshore Project Team's successful execution of Electrical requirements throughout project life.
* Drives the EPC Contractor's Electrical deliverables in accordance with the Project Specifications and the Engineering Surveillance Plan.
4. Operating Environment, Framework and Boundaries:
* Works in a project environment in which the incumbent strives to achieve best in class Safety, Health, Environmental & Security performance by creating a culture that encourages everyone to perform their best every day on every task.
* Works in a highly visible project environment with large capital expenditures and significant schedule execution pressures.
5. Communications and Working Relationships:
* Interfaces with various project teams and departments on resolving related issues that requires effective communication, initiative, flexibility and an ability to induce collaboration.
* Interacts effectively with NFE Onshore Project Team and external stakeholders.
6. Problem Solving/Complexity:
* Executes complex tasks that require highly skilled specific knowledge in his/her discipline area and advanced management techniques.
7. Decision Making Authority and Responsibility:
* Works independently within established procedures, plans and budgets.
8. Knowledge Skills and Experience:
* Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
* Good written and verbal communication skills.
* Good technical skills.
* Technical understanding of state-of-the-art Electrical system technology.
* Minimum of twenty (15) years technical experience in discipline with at least ten (10) years demonstrated technical leadership experience in major capital projects.
* Experience with worldwide suppliers of Electrical Systems, Power generation and Distribution systems.
* Experience with contractors, vendors, and implementation sub contractors for Electrical Systems
* Experience in working in Multi Cultural Environment.
* Thorough and extensive knowledge of:
- Electrical engineering principles, theories, and concepts
- Applicable codes, standards, and trade practices
* Thorough knowledge and expert judgment in the selection and application of Electrical hardware.
* Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities.
Part B: Person Specification - Minimum Requirements
* Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering.
Knowledge and/or Experience
* Minimum of ten (15) years broad experience in all project phases i.e. engineering, procurement, and construction, with at least five (5) years specific involvement in major Oil and Gas process facilities, preferably LNG design engineering and execution through handover to Owner.
* Requires demonstrated broad Electrical equipment and systems experience (VFD, transformers, switchgear, power management systems and electrical controls) and familiarity with relevant manufacturing processes and relevant industry codes
* Demonstrated project engineering/reporting skills are of important in this position.
* Experience with Contractors, vendors and sub-vendors, in particular those involved in the construction of onshore facilities.
* Minimum 5 years living/working outside home country (expat status).
Technical and Business Skills * Able to quickly assimilate/understand/interpret the details of the Project Commercial and Technical requirements.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Excellent interpersonal skills.

The Company:
Our Client is the largest LNG producing company in the world, with an annual LNG production capacity of 42 million tonnes per annum (MTA), safely and reliably delivering LNG to customers around the globe from world-class facilities in Qatar.

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