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  • Job reference: RMS0098060

Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 31/10/2011
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (30/11/11)
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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:
At a high level, key technical skills for Senior Electrical Engineer as follows:

Must be conversant with UK legislation and EU Directives
Must be conversant with Harmonised/British standards that provide presumption of conformity with appropriate legislation.

Must be experienced in Brownfield modifications.
Must be experienced on LV distribution networks. Should include stand alone generator systems and main transformers.
Must be experienced on the specification of LV switchgear and motor control centres and control gear to component level in accordance with relevant harmonised/national standards..
Must have experience in the selection of cables,glands and support systems.
Must be experienced in the production of Fault Level/cable and IS Circuit calculations including verification of discrimination from tripping curves.
Must be familiar with VFD/SCR systems.
Must be experienced in reading time current characteristics curves.
Must be experienced on the specification of equipment for use in a potentially hazardous area.
Must have experience of AC and DC Motors and their protection/control.
Must be experienced in review of certification/documentation for suppled equipment.


Should have Drilling Package Equipment experience.
Should have experience of FAT's.
Should have experience of PLC control systems.

Must have experience in the production of the following Drawings/Documents/Deliverables in no particular order.

Basis of Design's, Workpacks, CTR's/Estimates, Package Specifications, Survey Reports, Design Briefs, Commissioning Procedures, Load Schedules, Feed Reports, Weigh Reports, Requisitions/SDRL's, Job Cards, Risk Assessments, Method Statements, Single Line Diagrams, Block Diagrams, Interconnection/termination Diagrams, Schematic Diagrams, Protection Diagrams, Equipment Schedules, Equipment Data Sheets, Cause and effect charts.

Senior Electrical Engineer should be able to read and extract necessary information from Piping/Mechanical and Structural drawings including P&ID's Process flow diagrams, pneumatic/hydraulic schematics and general arrangement drawings.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Must hold or be prepared to get Offshore Survival certificate end be prepared to go offshore/abroad on site surveys

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Preferably should also have experience on Drilling Instrumentation Systems, Fire and Gas Systems, Intercoms/Telecomms systems and CCTV systems.
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