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Electrical Engineer

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Electrical
  • Date posted: 15/12/2017
  • Job reference: VR/43361

Our client now has an immediate requirement for an experienced electrical engineer to join them on a 12 month fixed term contract which will be based in Aberdeen and have regular trips to West Africa

Overall Job Purpose
Technically responsible for the Operation and Maintenance of Electrical systems, HV, MV and LV onboard the FPSO.

Core responsibilities
Act as Technical Authority on Electrical equipment on the FPSO
Provide support and advice to the offshore maintenance team (RPE) for electrical equipment.
Develop maintenance strategy for electrical equipment on the FPSO.
Review maintenance system work instructions to ensure that the accurately reflect the maintenance activities that has to be carried. Updating maintenance work instructions when required.
Ensuring that electrical equipment is maintained to clients standards, Class, flag and coastal state regulations Ensuring that major services are schedule in the operational plan. With suitable work instructions, spares availability and vendor support.
Review electrical equipment performance and identify areas to improve equipment reliability and minimise maintenance costs.
Carry out engineering analysis on equipment with poor performance or failures.
Review Electrical reading, condition monitor data and techniques.
Propose changes to maintenance and operational strategies to improve equipment performance.
Manage the ATEX inspection programme
Raise Management of Change documentation document and formalise any engineering changes as required. Produce work packs for major work scopes and modifications as required.
Contribute to technical, safety and failure investigations

Educational and Experience requirements
BEng or HND/HNC in Relevant Engineering discipline
Extensive experience as an Electrical Engineer in operational support for high voltage power generation, 11kV medium 440V and low 22/1100V distribution systems on FPOS.
Extensive experience of managing the maintenance of Hazardous area equipment, familiar with ATEX requirements. Extensive experience of Computer based Maintenance systems, in particular AMOS.
Onshore & Offshore experience including FPSO operations.
Oil & Gas UK Medical certificate
Combined Survival/Fire-fighting/HUET
Minimum Industry Safety Training (MIST)