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Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 31/03/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:

Purpose of the Job:
The purpose of the Electrical Engineer is to ensure that the electrical equipment installed on the project meets National International and company standards and a deliver safe and reliable plant to the planned cost and schedule.
The Electrical Engineer will Lead the Electrical discipline within the project and provide functional support and guidance to the project Electrical engineers where they are in place. Where project Electrical Engineers are not in place, they will perform the role of Electrical Engineer for that project.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities
The job holder will have the following key accountabilities:

Pre-FEED Study Role:
Support the project Program Utilities, Power and Infrastructure (UPI) Manager to develop a clear and concise set of Electrical engineering standards which meet company National and International standards.
Own the Electrical Engineering elements of the project Standards and approve Deviations and Waivers' to the standards throughout the project.

FEED Study Role:

*To support the Program UPI Manager in the performance of his/her duties, deputising as required.
* Work closely with the Project Electrical Engineers to ensure that all Electrical Engineering issues are properly resolved in a timely manner, that design changes are managed correctly, and that the facilities comply with all project and statutory requirements and Stakeholder expectations.
* Monitor all Electrical Engineering design and procurement work performed by the FEED Contractors and other third party designers/vendors, providing oversight and guidance, ensuring that all work satisfies the company specifications and standards.
* Ensure detailed review of all FEED Contractors' and vendor systems, processes and procedures, including PEPs, Quality Plans, etc. for Electrical aspects.
* Provide Electrical Engineering input into the preparation, review and approval of Procurement procedures, the Project Supplier List, contractor/vendor pre-qualification, Purchase Requisitions, Invitations to Tender, etc.
* Provide Electrical Engineering input into tender clarification/evaluation, contractor/vendor selection and contract/purchase order negotiation and placement, ensuring all activities are carried out in accordance with the company Code of Conduct.
* Lead audits related to the Electrical discipline of the FEED contractors and support audits from outside parties.

EPC Role:
* Ensure the facilities are designed, built and commissioned in compliance with all relevant statutory and Project One regulations.
* Support the EPC Contractor and vendors to develop fit-for-purpose ITPs for equipment, packages and bulk material supply, auditing vendor compliance as required.
* Support the EPC Contractor to develop fit-forpurpose ITPs for fabrication and construction, auditing contractor compliance as required.
* Monitor vendor performance on all Electrical Engineering matters, ensuring shop technical queries are resolved in a proper and timely manner, visiting vendor shops as appropriate.
* Support the QA Manager in resolving Electrical Engineering non-conformances, concession requests, etc.
* Liaise closely with the EPC Contractor personnel at the Module Fabrication Yard(s) and Construction Site on all Electrical Engineering matters, ensuring yard/field technical queries are resolved in a proper and timely manner.
* Work with the project Electrical engineer to ensure that all module fabrication and construction work, system Completions and Handover, punchlisting, ensuring that all Electrical Engineering work satisfies Project One specifications and standards.
* Support precommissioning and commissioning, etc. as required.
* Manage the relevant interface(s) with company stakeholders, ensuring the operations function is well-prepared for eventual project ownership, including the timely handover of the agreed Electrical Engineering deliverables to support training, operations and maintenance procedure development, Maintenance Management System population, etc.

The Company:
A global petrochemical company embarking on a large scale construction project in the UK & Europe.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Background work experience:
* Major project experience with strong design engineering/procurement background and a broad understanding of multiple disciplines and their interfaces;
* Proven track record of delivering leading SHE performance;
* Experience of supervising work in a Contractor's Design Office;
* Experience of supervising work in a Module Fabrication Shop;
* Experience of field engineering and/or construction on a major Construction Site.

Specific Role Requirements:
* Degree qualified and chartered or equivalent in appropriate engineering discipline;
* More than 15 years' experience in Engineering role in Oil and gas or Petrochemical setting. Operations experience would be a significant advantage;
* Seasoned and experienced Engineer;
* Sound knowledge of key disciple areas including:
o Electrical Safety legislation.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Ability to interface effectively with people of all levels, both internal and third parties, and with wide ranging cultural backgrounds;
* Able to define and prioritize issues and then solve the problems through networking with other team members or external sources;
* Good understanding of business drivers and ability to align design philosophies;
* Willing and flexibility to travel;

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