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  • Job reference: RMS0179688

Senior Electrical Technician

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Angola
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/05/2017
  • Duration: 12 months+
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The Role:
Job Purpose

The Senior Electrical Technician assists with the management of the Electrical Maintenance section of the LNG facility and maintains all Electrical systems and equipment to ensure the safe and reliable operation of the production facilities.

Role and Responsibilities

This individual will be the senior person normally resident or rotational on the LNG Facility dealing with all matters of electrical safety. They will be responsible for the control and safety of all electrical equipment on the Plant. They will typically be an Electrical Engineer or Senior Electrical Technician with suitable academic qualifications and proven experience in working on electrical systems and equipment within an oil & gas facility. It is acceptable for a number of personnel within the organization to be approved at this level. The main duties and responsibilities shall include but not be limited to the following in addition to those of the Authorised Person Electrical

* Provision of training up to Senior Authorised Person Electrical and issuing authorisation certificates up to the level of Authorised Person Electrical.
* Performing oral and practical training and assessments for the authorisation of candidates and issuing Client specific Authorisation Certificates.
* Supervision and control of all electrical protective equipment and interlocks and implementing approved design changes
* Preparation and approval of LV & HV Switching Schedules.
* Switching and Isolation of LV & HV Equipment (Up to-33kV).Preparation and issue of LV & HV Electrical Isolation Certificates - including Sanction to Test.
* Isolation authority to carryout isolations and de-isolations on HV / LV electrical equipment in accordance with the client PTW system.
* Being signatory on HV Electrical Isolation Certificates within the Client PTW System.
* Application and removal of circuit main and temporary earths on HV equipment.
* Testing and fault finding on LV circuits on HV equipment where there are no exposed HV conductors.
* Operation & synchronising of all Electrical Power Generation System.(HV & l V)
* Supervise and perform maintenance, testing and fault finding on HV equipment including removal of circuit main earths and other isolations when in possession of a Sanction to Test
* Approval of client Specific Isolation Sheets or Procedures .
* Performing routine maintenance and inspection work on EEx equipment

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Candidate must have 10+ years' experience (or equivalent experience) in a petrochemical, refinery or LNG industries.

* A broad base of knowledge in the electrical engineering discipline which will include:

* Knowledge of an operational Senior Electrical Authority's duties and responsibilities.

* Knowledge of electrical power systems operation including generation & distribution (Facility-specific).

* Knowledge of hazardous area equipment.

* Knowledge of the Electrical Safety Rules and their interpretation.

* Knowledge of legislation applicable to the client electrical facilities and their operation.

* Experience in design, construction, commissioning and operation of electrical systems.

* Experience in Training, Mentoring and Assessment of Electrical Personnel

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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