We have a current opportunity for a Senior Electrical Engineer on a contract basis. The position will be based in Dubai. For further information about this position please apply.
Senior Electrical Engineer
10 years varied Electrical systems design, installation, hook up and commissioning for offshore upstream Oil and Gas facilities.
Experienced in Electrical power systems, various electrical protection and control systems, some experience in interfacing between electrical and Control systems including Distributed Control Systems (‘DCS’) and Programmable Logic Control (‘PLC’).
Competent and experienced in hazardous area classification to international codes including API RP500/505. Fully conversant with design, specification, selection, installation requirements for electrical equipment to be installed in hazardous areas in accordance with API RP14FZ and IEC 60079.
Experienced in the full procurement cycle for electrical equipment including specification/Request for Quotation (‘RFQ’)/datasheet production, technical bid clarification and analysis, Vendor data review, Factory Acceptance Test (FAT), Site Acceptance Test (SAT) etc. Able to support other disciplines’ procurement processes as required.
BS or BE degree in Electrical Engineering (minimum).
Preferably Chartered / Professional Engineer.
Detailed knowledge of offshore plant / facilities
Electrical detail engineering requirements
Computerized drafting systems
Aware of statutory Electrical codes, specifications and guidelines
Knowledge of Autocad 2D & 3D
Knowledge of the various electrical equipment and reputable system manufactures/supplies including but not limited to High and Low Voltage power systems including switchgear and MCC’s, transformers, distribution equipment, Direct Current Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) systems, subsea cables, variable speed drives, installation materials etc.
Knowledgeable in writing and interpreting technical reports.
Required Competencies and Skills
Full understanding of international codes and standards, including safety standards and understand the theory behind them. Conversant with both National Electrical Code (NEC) and International Electrical Code (IEC) design and installation.
Competent in the use power system analysis tools using Electrical Power Analysis Software (ETAP) software such as short circuit, load flow, motor starting, transient stability, protection coordination etc.
Competent in stand-alone electrical calculations such as short circuit analysis, lighting design, cable sizing, equipment sizing etc.
Able to present and write technical reports in fluent English.
Proficient computer skills. Computer literate in Windows based programmes.
Effectively communicate with different nationalities with different native languages and religions
Competent to provide technical input to Lead Engineer for developing and maintaining the Company’s engineering philosophies, specifications, regulatory requirements. Provide assurance that the engineering expectations of Health Safety and Environment (‘HSE’) and specified engineering Codes and practices are being met.
Competent to work closely with all groups and provide technical input and support to all projects within Engineering and other groups within the Company including E&I engineers, Process, Offshore, Contracts & Procurement during all phases of projects.
Competent to provide technical input for engineering studies required to ensure that projects and change proposals carried out for Assets are compliant with the Company’s requirements and regulatory obligations.
When required be prepared and able to lead and administer a small group of engineers reporting to Lead Electrical Engineer.
Efficiently Produce engineering deliverables for Electrical discipline required for in-house Project execution. These may include all study reports, calculations, scopes of work, material requisitions, specifications, data sheets etc.
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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.