Principal Electrical Systems Engineer

  • Location

    Fife, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Morson Rosyth

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Role Summary

This individual will ideally hold Chartered Engineer professional status and be a member of a recognised engineering institution with demonstrable successful project experience within the Oil and Gas or Marine Industries. A thorough understanding of UKCS regulatory requirements and classification society rule sets will be essential. The individual is required to be a "Subject Matter Expert" within the marine electrical systems discipline and ideally have previous experience of FPSO conversion projects. Experience in similar offshore conversion or build projects would also be beneficial. Responsibilities The individual will work within a small engineering team on an upcoming FEED development project with specific responsibilities to include: 1. Leading the electrical engineering team; 2. Undertaking a functional assessment of legacy ship systems; 3. Developing concept and basic designs for electrical systems; 4. Leading on the development of the following engineering documents; Electrical Equipment Technical Specifications; Electrical System design descriptions/design philosophy documents; Electrical system schematic drawing; Interface documentation; I/O schedules; 5. Undertaking and documenting the following electrical engineering calculations and design assessments Equipment sizing; Fault current calculations; Arc current/incident energy; Protection systems; 6. Participating and chairing internal and external (with customer) design review processes; 7. Leading on engagement with the classification society for Design Approval In Principle; 8. Ensuring adherence to company the safety, quality and engineering governance processes; 9. Providing general electrical engineering support to the project team; 10. Ensuring that procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities; 11. Ensure task and project risks are communicated and managed appropriately; 12. Produce, review and approve calculations, analyses, drawings, models, design basis documentation and technical reports, in accordance with task and project requirements; 13. Assessing the implications of changes, concessions and queries; 14. Maintaining the engineering configuration, ensuring the overall design intent and integrity is maintained throughout design lifecycle; 15. Contribute to process improvements within the design lifecycle to deliver continuous improvements in quality, cycle time and cost; 16. Evaluate technical issues in order to develop proposals for investigations and/or solutions, including process improvements; 17. Provide support to the Project Manager for the planning, control and delivery of tasks and projects; 18. Support the identification of business opportunities and the preparation of bids, in area(s) of expertise, to facilitate the development of successful bids; 19. Provide help and direction to less experienced team members to support both their effective working, and their development; 20. Make engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority: 21. Ensure required review, verification and approval of work is undertake; 22. Act as Technical Authority when authorised to do so by Chief Engineer or delegated authority; 23. When assigned fulfil role as Engineering Lead for simple multi discipline tasks and projects.

Qualifications & Experience

Engineering or Science degree qualification in relevant discipline, with significant demonstrable experience or HND qualified with significant demonstrable engineering experience and capability

To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level.