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  • Job reference: RMS0115037

Principal Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/04/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (09/04/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client’s engineering division, has been a leader in the design of drilling facilities for offshore platforms worldwide for over 30 years. The company’s 700-strong workforce provides a range of engineering services from pre-project and Front End Engineering Design (FEED) through detail design, construction support, hook-up and commissioning.

The Role:
We are currently recruiting for a Principal Electrical Engineer to work at our clients offices based in Aberdeen to carry out the following duties:

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 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
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
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