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  • Job reference: RMS0183399

Electrical Commissioning Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/08/2017
  • Duration: 12 months+
  • Time left:
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The Role:
Commissioning & Start-Up Electrical Commissioning Engineer
Primary Job Duties/Functions:
* Act as a Client electrical commissioning engineer.
* Be part of Systems Completion Team responsible for managing the pre-commissioning and commissioning of the electrical generation and distribution network for the project.
* Liaise with engineering, operations, construction, fabrication and completions teams on electrical commissioning issues.
* Provide oversight of mechanical completion, pre-commissioning and commissioning activities of Project substations being fabricated in Europe and Asia
* Systemise electrical systems against current drawings
* Attend site visits as required in Europe and Kazakhstan
* Review and comment on engineering design deliverables & contracts
* Input to Company commissioning planning for all aspects of electrical commissioning
* Input to commissioning plans and execution documents
* Write HV/LV Commissioning Procedures for Tengiz site Substations and Modules
* Ensure correct assignment of pre-commissioning check sheets to tagged items and circuits
* Ensure distribution system is commissioned in line with Republic of Kazahkstan & Regulatory requirements
* Attend FAT's and inspections at vendor premises or designate accordingly
* Responsible for leading commissioning of substation building services
* Attend progress meetings with main engineering contractor & Company
* Review / agree vendor FAT requirements on HV/LV Switchgear and Transformers
* Create or amend relay protection check sheets (as req'd)
* Co-ordinate commissioning spares lists for electrical equipment
* Review electrical commissioning plan and advise amendments as necessary
* Review current vendor drawings and commissioning documentation
* Attend electrical progress meetings with engineering

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Key skills, Education and Experience:
* Ideally qualified to HND or degree level
* 10 years relevant Oil and Gas industry experience
* Very strong experience commissioning HV / LV switchgear, transformers, UPS systems, large variable speed drives, standby diesel generators, electric heat tracing and cathodic (impressed current) protection
* In-depth knowledge of electrical testing and procedures for primary and secondary equipment such as protection relays, circuit breakers, disconnectors, current and voltage transformers
* Ability to multi-task would be highly desirable
* Excellent troubleshooting capabilities
* Good communicator - effectively communicate at all levels and on complex topics

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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