Accessibility Links
  • Job reference: RMS0102110

Principal Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/11/2011
This vacancy has now been filled but please feel free to use the links below to send us your CV or view similar jobs.

Alternatively you can contact the recruitment consultant in this area by using the links on the right hand side of this page.
Send jobs like this to my email    What's this?
The Company:
A major Global operator focusing on Exploration and Production operating in more than 110 countries and employing over 100,000 people. A leader in the Oil and Gas and Petrochemical Industries priding themselves in their innovation and Environmental/Energy Efficiency

The Role:
• Assure Technical Integrity of the discipline output on the contract or project.
• Provide direction and guidance to the team in technical and resource related issues.
• Manage the delivery of discipline deliverables for use by contract or project.
• Manage the discipline resources within the project or contract to ensure delivery on time to budget.
• Provide the necessary cost, planning and progress information to the contract or project
• Support the Lead or Chief Engineer in discipline engineering function activities.
• Ensure that all allocated responsibilities are dealt with in accordance with agreed procedures & standards.
• Ensure that the Client business drivers and client performance incentives are fully understood by all personnel being supervised.
• Management of discipline team or teams assigned to contract or project to deliver efficiently and effectively
• Represent contract or project in corporate engineering function issues
• Assist the Lead or Chief Engineer when required in the management of the discipline design function.
• Supervision of electrical staff under their control, & responsibility for the technical quality of work produced by them.
• Be conversant and knowledgeable with respect to current and new legislation and standards e.g., BS, API and Client codes and standards, DCR and HS&E Regulations and EU Directives
• Be aware and understand the business drivers within the Client organisation and how these can be influenced by innovated designs and minimum cost solutions
• Production of cost effective designs that are fit for purpose and safe.
• Deputise for the Lead electrical engineer in their absence, including the approval of all engineering documents created by the electrical team.
• Identification of appropriate resources for engineering works and forward planning of resources, taking into account cross asset requirements
• Compliance with client engineering procedures and industry, international and Client Codes and standards.
• Assurance that personnel within the Electrical group are competent. Identification of inadequacies in personnel and proposing solutions such as training, coaching or replacement
• Responsible for assessing and identifying deviations to standards, that will benefit client & Client, and gaining acceptance of Client Technical Authorities
• Responsible for input to project plans and schedules, achievement of agreed schedule, during the course of any project or study or early identification of project areas of concern with necessary corrective action identified
• Progress of the works under their control and the achievement of targets. Responsible for reporting progress as per company systems and procedures
• Producing engineering deliverables registers and controlling the works against those registers
• Identification of increase or reduction in scope, raising the necessary support documents for Project Control Purposes
• Preparation of engineering and construction scopes for both man-hours and equipment estimates where necessary
• Responsibility for the integration of the electrical design into the overall project work-scope, & ensuring that Commissioning, Maintenance and Operational requirements are included within the design.
• Responsible as a key member of any project team for achieving the project target and completion of the project within the budget and schedule

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Degree or equivalent in an Electrical engineering discipline
• Chartered Engineer.
• Formal recognised training programme relevant to career path, e.g. for degree quals IET recognised grad training programme.
Similar jobs
Chris Hughes
Process Operator Location Billingham, County Durham Duration ongoing The Role: We are currently recruiting for 12 x Process Shift...
Senior Electrical Engineer Location Norwich, Norfolk Duration permanent The Role: This is an excellent opportunity to become an...
Daniel Vincan
Junior Field Engineer Location Brisbane, Queensland Duration 12 months The Role: Within Upstream Operations there are regular...

Back to Top

By clicking "Save" you consent to
receiving matching jobs based on the
job/page you are viewing by email from
Fircroft, as detailed in our privacy policy
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with our current vacancies and latest company updates via email. Occasionally Fircrofts marketing may contain 3rd party or affiliate information, however we will not share your personal data with any 3rd parties without your consent. From time to time, we might contact you to get your views on the service you have received. To help you get the best out of Fircroft, we may personalise them based on your location and how you use fircroft.com
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with the latest company updates and vacancies via SMS / Text messages
Your consent options above means that Fircroft cannot contact you about any new or alternative career vacancies. If you want Fircroft to only contact you about the role(s) you have applied for please continue, however if you would like to be considered for other positions please allow us to contact you by changing one or more of the above consent.