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  • Job reference: RMS0096648

Lead Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: France
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/06/2011
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Job Title: Lead Electrical Engineer
Job Location: France
Rate/Salary: Negotiable
Duration: 6 months
Residency: UK/EU

The Company:
Our Client is a global leader in the supply of facilities and services for the development and production of offshore oil and gas fields as well as the systems relevant to the mooring technology. Due to rapid growth they require the best engineers available to support their operations world wide.

The Role:
= To direct Electrical Engineers and Designers on all electrical engineering activities to ensure a safe, timely, efficient and profitable delivery of high quality Electrical engineering, meeting Company’s requirements.
+ To direct and coordinate all project electrical engineering issues related to equipment specification, procurement, and installation design such as: Procurement strategy, Preparation of specifications, Selection of suppliers, Technical and scope supervision of contracts, Review of vendor data, Verify critical calculations, Factory Acceptance Testing, Liaison with other disciplines on packages, Support to site during installation and commissioning.
+ To monitor the progress of Electrical engineering documents through the computerized Document Management System (e-DMS) and the Production Controller (e-CDR).
+ To manage the resources required for the electrical engineering scope of a project.
+ Identify in advance when overtime work is required to comply with the engineering scope of work and get Electrical Discipline Manager’s approval.
+ To check specifications and drawings.
+ To ensure that the Safety Management System and Quality Assurance requirements are followed throughout the engineering phase.
+ To provide technical expertise to Electrical engineering activity.
+ To examine and find solutions for complex Electrical engineering challenges.
+ To discuss the project deliverables with Engineering Project Managers and to ensure their timely and cost-effective execution.
+ To ensure that all relevant Standard instructions (SI’s) and Department Working Instructions (DWI’s) are correctly followed in the engineering phase.
+ To visit suppliers and monitor their activities.
+ To evaluate bids and documentation from suppliers.
+ To provide assistance to the construction team

+ To keep abreast of relevant developments in Electrical engineering with respect to the offshore industry in general and the Company’s business in particular.
+ To make presentations and represent the Company to clients.
+ To provide feedback to the Electrical Discipline Manager regarding the performance of his/her Team for appraisal preparation purposes.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree in Electrical Engineering or Chartered Engineer.
At least 10 years engineering experience in the Oil & Gas Industry, with a minimum of 5 years in the offshore or marine sector.
Experience in floating offshore installations

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Specific experience in turret systems design is desirable.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Richard Gee at Fircroft on + 44 1925 25 3516
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