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Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Decatur, Alabama
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/07/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Department: Engineering
Job title: Electrical Engineer

Reports to (title): Engineering Team Lead
Exempt 1
Non-supervisory 1

General Description: Routinely monitors unit instrument and electrical equipment with respect to safe and reliable operations. Engineer determines the cause of equipment failures, recommends and implements corrective actions; oversees repairs and modifications Engineer recommends and implements improvements for reduced risk, increased system reliability, and reduced operating and maintenance costs through procedures, processes, and project design at their assigned unit or area. Engineer will also provide assistance to Maintenance and Operations on longer term issues and on issues that are significant unit cost drivers.

Roles and Responsibilities
Electrical Engineers will:
* Provide technical support for instrument/electrical equipment operation and maintenance.
* Support emergency/after-hours work that requires troubleshooting and scope definition on an as-needed basis.
* Support unit startups for critical equipment after major equipment repairs
* Identify turnaround scope and participate in reviews as needed.
* Participate in Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) as needed.
* Adhere to the Management of Change (MOC) process for field/shop modifications and operating parameter changes.
* Provides I&E training assistance to unit team as requested
* Monitor operation of equipment in assigned areas on a routine basis and address emerging issues
* Identify causes of unreliability, propose and implement solutions
* Support the maintenance and adherence to Technical Practices (STP) and Engineering Procedures for instrumentation and electrical equipment.
* Support the creation, review, and deletion of I&E maintenance procedures.
* Updates and maintains instrument and electrical drawings
* Perform instrument/electrical design and issue construction packages for implementation of expense and minor capital projects.
* Provide instrument/electrical design review on the Front End Loading stages of capital projects.

Education, Experience, Certifications Required: BS in Electrical Engineering, advanced PC skills, research skills (Internet, technical journals, code books, federal registers, etc.), general knowledge of electrical and instrumentation principles; effective organizational and oral and written communications skills, strong interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and with a team.

Skills and Behaviors
Electrical Engineers will exhibit the following key skills and behaviors:
* Have basic knowledge of all unit instrument and electrical equipment
* Exhibit company values and behaviors
* Provide technical support to the unit team
* Seek continuous improvement opportunities
* Initiate change
* Deliver opportunities through I/E improvements
* Communicate effectively
* Hold self-accountable
* Effectively deal with conflict
* Basic knowledge of business impacts on unit operations
* Good organization of tasks and priorities
* Work with others to achieve results and maintain a positive relationship
* Make good technical decisions
* Application of the project common process

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.

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