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Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/01/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
Position Overview
The Asset Electrical Engineer works within the Asset Team and has a functional home within Maintenance Technical Services Department. Will provide expert discipline advice and expertise to offshore and onshore teams to ensure world class maintenance performance in order to comply with business objectives of producing Hydrocarbons in a safe and cost effective manner. Carry out all work in accordance with Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality systems.

* Ensure all maintenance activities are carried out in compliance with Maintenance Philosophy, UK Safety, Environmental & Quality systems, with Electricity at Work Regulations and other UK statutory legislation as British Standards and Codes of Practice
* Continually review effectiveness of working practices and systems to increase Reliability / Availability of discipline equipment
* Provide support on discipline maintenance and certification activities
* Ensure that all discipline activities are input into the CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System) and then related with the Integrated Activity Plan
* Ensure Cost Efficiency based on the support of vendors is appropriately allocated and managed to deliver value to the operation

Key Duties
Maintenance & Reliability
* Actively work to comply with Asset Preventive Master Plan and to reduce and manage a reasonable maintenance backlog
* Responsible for defining and reviewing the criticality of the discipline equipment
* Ensure that all discipline maintenance records and plant history are updated using CMMS
* Ensure that all purchase orders and spare parts replenishment is managed against a Work Order
* Periodic audit/review of maintenance activities and records to ensure process compliance and satisfactory quality completion
* Assure spares availability in the event of failure in accordance with maintenance master plan
* Continuously review and manage equipment lifecycle and obsolescence associated with switchgear and electrical control equipment
* Engaging and feeding improvement with strategies and procedure updates of maintenance process
* Support the offshore team in the production of 5-Why documentation in the immediate failures of equipment giving input into reliability reviews
* Participate in Onshore Root Cause Failure Analysis assessments in the wake of production critical and safety critical equipment failures
* Ensure all discipline Shutdown related activities are fully prepared with the correct materials in place and prioritised with the WO shutdown coding in the CMMS, ensuring maximum shutdown efficiency

Asset Operations, Risk and Budget
* Primary support for asset crisis events/equipment failures
* Provide maintenance discipline input to annual asset budget requirements
* Manage maintenance budget commitment assuring cost control and productivity
* Responsible for producing the risk register of the discipline equipment
* Promote technological innovations that can be economically exploited to improve safety or production performance for facilities reliability
* Support the AFA process, providing maintenance technical input when needed
* Discuss with appropriate Technical Authority any issues that impact SECE's

HSSEQ & Legislation
* Role model for safe and environmentally responsible behaviours
* Ensure maintenance systems and activities are carried out in compliance with Electricity at Work Regulations and other UK statutory legislation, British Standards and Codes of Practice
* Perform as discipline competent person appointed by appropriate Technical Authority
* Have good general knowledge of electrical engineering principles associated with upstream oil & gas processing, including (but not limited to): Electrical Design, Power System Studies, Electrical Calculations, Electrical equipment & systems up to 13.8kV, EX Equipment/EX Certification/ATEX, Subsea Electrical systems, Power Generation control

Education Attainment & Accreditation
* Degree qualified (or equivalent) in an electrical engineering discipline

Professional Skills & Experience
* Previous offshore maintenance and operations experience within the oil and gas industry preferred

Interpersonal Skills & Qualities
* Strong safety awareness
* Drive and performance delivery focus, embraces change and continual improvement
* Demonstrate and encourage data driven decision-making within the team
* Strong technical understanding
* Adherence to UK's values

The Company:
Our Client is an O&G exploration and production company based in Aberdeen who operate in the North Sea. They have interests in a large number of fields, the majority of which they operate, on the UK Continental Shelf with numerous offshore installations and one onshore terminal.

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