Electrical Engineer

  • Location

    Aberdeen, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Oil and Gas

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Keir Strathie

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Position Overview

The Asset Electrical Engineer works within the Asset Team and has a functional home within Maintenance Technical Services Department. Will provide expert discipline advice and expertise to offshore and onshore teams to ensure world class maintenance performance in order to comply with clients business objectives of producing Hydrocarbons in a safe and cost effective manner. Carry out all work in accordance with clients Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality systems.


Ensure all maintenance activities are carried out in compliance with clients Maintenance Philosophy, UK Safety, Environmental & Quality systems, with Electricity at Work Regulations and other UK statutory legislation as British Standards and Codes of Practice
Continually review effectiveness of working practices and systems to increase Reliability / Availability of discipline equipment
Provide support on discipline maintenance and certification activities
Ensure that all discipline activities are input into the CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System) and then related with the Integrated Activity Plan
Ensure Cost Efficiency based on the support of vendors is appropriately allocated and managed to deliver value to the operation

Key Duties

Maintenance & Reliability

Actively work to comply with Asset Preventive Master Plan and to reduce and manage a reasonable maintenance backlog
Responsible for defining and reviewing the criticality of the discipline equipment
Ensure that all discipline maintenance records and plant history are updated using CMMS
Ensure that all purchase orders and spare parts replenishment is managed against a Work Order
Periodic audit/review of maintenance activities and records to ensure process compliance and satisfactory quality completion
Assure spares availability in the event of failure in accordance with maintenance master plan
Continuously review and manage equipment lifecycle and obsolescence associated with switchgear and electrical control equipment
Engaging and feeding improvement with strategies and procedure updates of clients maintenance process
Support the offshore team in the production of 5-Why documentation in the immediate failures of equipment giving input into reliability reviews
Participate in Onshore Root Cause Failure Analysis assessments in the wake of production critical and safety critical equipment failures
Ensure all discipline Shutdown related activities are fully prepared with the correct materials in place and prioritised with the WO shutdown coding in the CMMS, ensuring maximum shutdown efficiency

Asset Operations, Risk and Budget

Primary support for asset crisis events/equipment failures
Provide maintenance discipline input to annual asset budget requirements
Manage maintenance budget commitment assuring cost control and productivity
Responsible for producing the risk register of the discipline equipment
Promote technological innovations that can be economically exploited to improve safety or production performance for clients facilities reliability
Support the AFA process, providing maintenance technical input when needed
Discuss with appropriate Technical Authority any issues that impact SECE's

HSSEQ & Legislation

Role model for safe and environmentally responsible behaviours
Ensure maintenance systems and activities are carried out in compliance with Electricity at Work Regulations and other UK statutory legislation, British Standards and Codes of Practice
Perform as discipline competent person appointed by appropriate Technical Authority
Have good general knowledge of electrical engineering principles associated with upstream oil & gas processing, including (but not limited to): Electrical Design, Power System Studies, Electrical Calculations, Electrical equipment & systems up to 13.8kV, EX Equipment/EX Certification/ATEX, Subsea Electrical systems, Power Generation control

Education Attainment & Accreditation

Degree qualified (or equivalent) in an electrical engineering discipline

Professional Skills & Experience

Previous offshore maintenance and operations experience within the oil and gas industry preferred

Interpersonal Skills & Qualities

Strong safety awareness
Drive and performance delivery focus, embraces change and continual improvement
Demonstrate and encourage data driven decision-making within the team
Strong technical understanding
Adherence to clients values


Ability to travel offshore