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  • Job reference: RMS0140316

Principal Electrical Designer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 03/04/2014
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The Role:
Key Responsibilities/ Accountabilities:
- Design and drafting for Oil &Gas, Refinery, Petrochemical, Chemical Projects.
- Ensure compliance with industry codes and standards as well as Company Policies, Procedures and guidelines.
- Development/ improvement of department Procedures and Processes.
- Lead, guide and mentor junior Designers.
- Perform Quality Control in order to deliver high quality and consistent design.
- 2D CAD design/ drafting. 3D Modelling using PDS or PDMS.
- Design, prepare and review the following drawings/ deliverables:
- One line diagrams.
- Hazardous Area Classification.
- Underground duct bank, cable tray installation.
- Layouts for Substation/ electrical building, power, control, grounding, lighting, lightning protection.
- Schematics, wiring and interconnection diagrams.
- Cable and panel schedule.
- Guide and participate in Design Reviews for 3D Modelling, Constructability and Value Engineering.
- Create Material Take-off from drawings.
- Coordinate and interface with other engineering disciplines and construction.
- Liason with other office when involved in workshare assignment.
- Vendor drawing review for electrical, Mechanical packages and other disciplines.
- Support preparation of proposals and estimates for manhours and materials. Experience in estimation of manhours, quantities and cost is a plus.
- Provide support to construction.
- Perform plant walkdowns to gather existing field information.
Qualification/ Experience:
- BS Degree or completion of Technical course .
- More than 20 years of electrical design experience related to Oil & Gas projects including 8 years as lead designer.
- Demonstrate competency with:
- AutoCad, MicroStation
- MS office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Familiarity with National Electrical Code, electrical materials and installation practices.
- Strong understanding of basic electrical engineering and design/ drafting concepts.
- Generally knowledgeable of common mechanical equipment and packages.
- Good written and oral communication.
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