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Project Engineer - Automation & Control

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 25/04/2019
  • Duration: ongoing permanent
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The Role:
The primary responsibility is to provide business promotion & establishment, business administration and Project Engineering support the business under the direction of the Electrical Services Manager. Continue to apply engineering knowledge and expertise, build and maintain relationships, financial / contract management, quality orientation, safety leadership and continuous development in all aspects of crane, lifting and support service activities.


Project Engineering:

* The incumbent will be responsible for delivering assigned projects and supporting the delivery of projects encompassing, but not limited to, the following:

o Administration of assigned project files
o Liaison with clients and subcontractors
o Preparation of calculations, work procedures and risk assessments
o Work to recognised quality standards
o Development and management of project schedules
o Completion of purchase requisitions
o Arrange equipment dispatch and transportation
o Carry out site / offshore visits as required
o Completion of close out reports and technical documentation
o Proactive financial control of assigned projects, and review invoice drafts
o Understand and manage major risks that will affect delivery of engineering projects

* The incumbent must adopt a co-operative attitude towards being assigned alternative or additional duties to that which they are primarily employed.

Technical Duties:

* Develop and assist with review of PLC specifications and logic tables and assist Electrical Engineers in matching the PLC/HMI types to the project specification.
* Develop, write, and implement, test and document PLC and HMI software, as specified.
* Preparation of test equipment and procedures for function testing PLC logic and carrying out Factory Acceptance Tests for clients.
* Preparation of PLC logic flow/process charts for fault finding purposes.
* Preparation of PLC documentation and certification packages.
* Retrieval of PLC programming code from existing PLC systems for the purpose of reverse engineering or upgrading.
* Electronic storage of PLC programs and back up data.
* Provide onshore support to Engineers/Electricians during commissioning of PLC systems offshore and onsite.
* Determine customer requirements and objectives and assist in developing specifications for projects / systems to ensure customer requirements are met.
* Preparation of Factory Acceptance Test procedures, running FAT with client witness.

Business Promotion & Establishment:

* To carry out a Project Engineer function providing a support function to the establishment in all aspect of cranes, lifting and support service activities.
* Contribute to the establishment sales effort, through direct client contact and meetings, with particular focus on target customers as defined within the establishment business plan.
* When undertaking visits to site or offshore installations, promote and maintain effective communications with Client representatives and Offshore personnel.

Engineering Development:

The position requires the incumbent to assist in the development, compliance and continuous improvement of engineering processes and the engineering development system.

Process Development
* Assist with the development of team systems and working methods.

Personnel Development
* It is expected that the incumbent will attend, and actively participate in, all training provided by company, whether internally or externally provided.
* Carry out continuing professional development necessary to maintain and enhance competence in own area of responsibility.

Meetings and Reporting
* Actively contribute to meetings and discussions.
* Report on financial and operation progress of assigned projects to line management.

* Build and maintain positive and constructive working relationships with customers, sub-contractors, management, team members and other colleagues.
* Work co-operatively and productively with others to ensure planning, technical integrity and successful completion of projects.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Qualifications and Experience

The position requires the incumbent to have the following qualifications and/or experience however this is not exhaustive or mandatory.

* Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
* HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
* NVQ level 3 in electrical Engineering or equivalent.
* Electrical Trade qualifications to National Standards.
* COMPEX EX01, 02, 03 and 04.
* Electrical Auto Cad.
* Offshore Experience.
* Offshore/ Onshore Crane experience.

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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