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Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/11/2013
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The Company:
Our client is a Global Engineering & Construction (E&C) Group inside which you’ll find an incredible range of expertise and opportunity.
They offer their clients a complete range of skills and services so that they can work with their teams right from the earliest ‘ideas’ stage of their planned investments, through the study or concept selection phase, the front-end design, the EPC phase, and on into the commissioning and start-up phase.

The Role:
Our Client has an opportunity for a Senior Electrical Engineer who will be responsible for the execution of project work, in accordance with the Client's Procedures, within the man-hour and cost budgets. In this role you will carry out the technical standard of engineering, design and draughting, within the Electrical Project Team and review the project schedule prepared by the Planning department. This position will be based in our Glasgow Office, working within the Client's Upstream organisation. The role will be assigned across our Product Groups, serving the requirements of our client's Onshore and Offshore facilities. It offers an excellent and exciting opportunity to develop your existing talents.


• Prepare material requisitions for HV + LV switchboards, transformers, UPS systems, trace heating and other electrical equipment
• Prepare sub-contract requisitions specifying installation scopes of work
• Review Suppliers quotations and prepare technical quotation evaluations
• Meet with suppliers of major equipment
• Carry out calculations for system studies and to support equipment specifications (Fault levels, Voltage profile, Load studies, and Cable sizing)
• Power factor correction
• Inspection and witnessing of tests on major equipment
• Liaise with other Groups and Client
• Assess progress and associated reports
• Review drawings and document issued by other engineering groups
• Carry out technical investigations, produce technical reports, engineering standards and procedures
• Keep abreast of developments in electrical engineering and suggest ways to improve efficiency and service
• Assist in the development and training of personnel and participate in Proposal activities as required

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• BEng (Hons) in Electrical Engineering is desirable
• Chartered Engineer or working towards membership of the Institution of Engineering Technology
• Experience of consultancy environment specific to process plants and electrical distribution at High, Medium and Low Voltages
• Technically astute and conversant with the lasted advances in technology
• Have the ability to manage and Lead other electrical engineers and designers accounting for time and cost control
• Ability to plan and control projects in accordance with a multidiscipline schedule
• Experience in a similar role within the contractor environment is preferred
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