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Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Stockton on Tees
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/02/2015
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The Company:
Our client is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services. They offer full-spectrum support to industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets. Services include scientific and specialty consulting as well as all aspects of engineering and construction, and operations and maintenance.

The Role:
• Lead functional input to own projects, including where relevant leading the input of other engineers, to ensure engineering delivery meets scope, time, cost and quality
• Carry out engineering calculations and check the work of more junior staff to delivery a quality functional input to projects
• Ensure that own work and that of more junior engineers on a project complies with all necessary corporate, departmental and legislative requirements and procedures, to guarantee that the necessary consistency and quality of delivery is maintained.
• Specify and procure equipment to meet requirements
• Proactively generate value adding options within projects to offer to clients
• Plan and prioritise own work and that of more junior staff so that deadlines are met
• Provide functional support and guidance to more junior staff to develop both them as individuals and the capability of the team as a whole
• Carry out commissioning activities at client site as required, to ensure successful engineering handover.

• Recognise and address potential and actual cross-discipline issues and conflicts so that overall engineering input to a project is coherent


• Graduate engineer
• Substantial relevant experience, typically at least 8 years of experience in relevant project design work
• Team leadership capability
• Basic project management skills
• Capable of managing own work and that of others
• Commercial awareness

• Professionally qualified (eg Chartered) Engineer
• Experience in contracting environment
• Relevant site experience

• Mobility and flexibility to work anywhere in home country essential
• Potential for worldwide assignments

• Functional lead on projects up to £30million cost
• Leads project team of up to 10 junior engineers
• Works within client procedures

• Address and resolve any functional issues within a project through use of technical capability and engineering judgement, applying own or colleagues skills or generating innovative solutions as appropriate

• Plans and prioritises own work and that of more junior engineers
• Refers any issues that threaten project delivery to manager
• Checks work of more junior engineers and designers
• Works within procedures at all times.

Satisfactory discharging of the responsibilities in this role is essential to the successful completion of a project. Errors or omissions may not become apparent for some time, threatening project delivery.

Has to communicate effectively with peers across disciplines, and more senior engineers, on tasks and other day to day issues, in verbal and written format

Provides lead in functional engineering documentation, including client documentation, on projects. Prepares functional engineering documentation, including client and supplier documentation, on projects

If site based, may be lead client contact eg commissioning
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