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  • Job reference: RMS0192187

Electrical Technical Authority

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: North East England
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/03/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
A vacancy has arisen for the position of Electrical Technical Authority reporting directly to the Site Development Director. This role will be based at either the Stockton or Aberdeen Office.

The Technical Authority (TA) will act as the senior engineer for electrical engineering within operations. The TA will ensure engineering risks are managed and will assure adherence to sound engineering practices, standards and processes across all operations related to their discipline.
TA duties will occupy approximately half of the role holders time. Remaining time will be used to support operations, capital projects and / or Engineering Consultancy.
The TA will provide a range of technically acceptable alternatives and risk and value assessments to support the business achieve its objectives related to their discipline.
The TA will be responsible for establishing and maintaining required group level discipline engineering practices, standards and processes which will be incorporated within the Company Operating System.
The TA will provide discipline engineering verification of studies, projects and modifications.
The TA will ensure appropriate performance standards are established and maintained by assets/sites for safety critical equipment with approval of any deviations and maintenance deferrals.
The TA will support the EA in establish and maintaining a process and schedule to verify compliance with group engineering practices, standards and processes related to their discipline.
The TA will support the EA in monitoring and maintaining the health of the discipline engineering capability in the organisation and may lead and provide guidance to their discipline network.

The Company:
Our client provides premier quality Operations, Management and Maintenance solutions. Developed in the 1990s, our client is a world class OM&M service provider. Offering exciting and challenging positions with a strong focus on teamwork. Our client believes that people are a key asset to the business and provide excellent training and support to workers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in relevant Engineering discipline is required (e.g. Electrical Engineering, Electronic and Electrical Engineering).
Chartered or equivalent status (e.g. MIET, CEng)
Considerable work experience in regulated, high hazard industries (e.g. Oil & Gas exploration and production, oil refining, gas processing chemicals manufacturing or power generation).
Broad experience across electrical engineering fields including power generation, HV and LV systems, switchgear, transformers, control of static, earthing protection, fault current and discrimination protection, hazardous area classification, arc flash, Lightning Protective Systems, UPS's, cathodic protection.
Inspection, maintenance and testing,
Safe systems of work and electrical isolations.
Management of ageing and obsolescent plant.
Experience of regulatory compliance and adherence to engineering standards.
Computerised Maintenance Management Systems
Development of KPIs / PSPIs
Knowledge & applic

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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