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Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/10/2011
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The Company:
Our global leading client is seeking highly skilled, experienced & capable contract international employees to work on a large multinational complex oil & gas project.

The Role:
Job Title:Senior Electrical Engineer
Country: Azerbaijan (Baku)
Location: Onshore Terminal
Duration: 1 Year +
Travel required Yes - up to 10%

Must have a majority of operations experience 80%

The project Regions (Midstream) is seeking an experienced electrical engineer to fill a critical vacancy at Onshore Terminal. The successful applicant will serve as focal point for electrical systems related activities for this substantial site1. The role provides expert technical advice and support to Operations and Maintenance on a day to day basis. The position reports to the Instrument Control and Electrical Team Leader within the Sangachal Engineering Department.

A key responsibility of the role is technical assurance for Management of Change (MOC) of electrical systems. The post holder is the senior Discipline Responsible Engineer with respect to electrical power generation, control and distribution systems, including review of proposed modifications and design input to utility planning for infrastructure improvements. The role provides a significant degree of coaching and mentoring to National staff in support of the overall the health of the discipline for the Project Regions.

Job responsibilities include technical assurance of integrity management for electrical systems, ad hoc support to site-based staff, project management for minor electrical improvements and supervision of electrical installation contractors, specification of new equipment for procurement, including verification of quality assurance methods, functional performance testing and equipment certification. The role supports activity/turnaround planning with respect to electrical maintenance, inspection, testing and modifications.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•University degree in Engineering from accredited internationally recognised institution
•Significant practical experience in electrical engineering support of operating facilities
•Practical experience with HSSE standards and management systems
•Actively engages and respects contributions of others in discussions and meetings
•Excellent written and oral communication skills, must be fluent in use of the English language (technical and conversational)
•Proactively seeks learning opportunities from the external environment and applies them judiciously; Captures and applies best practices related to own area of contribution
•Anticipates future situations and plans accordingly; Bias for action, takes appropriate corrective measures before being asked to or forced to by events
•Demonstrates shared commitment to the success of the team and the organisation
•Focuses effort and use of resources, prioritises work to deliver business value
•Looks for ways to do things in a safe and re

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
•Chartered member of Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE) or an equivalent internationally recognised professional accreditation body or actively working toward gaining acceptance as a chartered/professional engineer
•Practical experience in the Oil & Gas, Petro-Chemical, or Mining industries, ideally in technical support of plant Operations and/or facilities Maintenance.
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills
•Provides innovative and creative solutions to challenges
•Able to communicate and influence technical issues and business decisions related to electrical equipment and procedures to ensure safe and reliable operation
•Self-motivated with a personal commitment to work consistently to high standards
•Leads by example, exhibits a strong safety culture with respect to personal protection and process safety/stability and supports environmental stewardship
•Comfortable working in multi-national, multi-lingual, and multi-discipline environments
•Basic working knowle
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