Principal Electrical Engineer

Vacancy ID: 1030584
Created Date: 29.11.2019
Job Title: Principal Electrical Engineer
Salary Competitive
Temp or Perm: Contract Role
Region: South East
Sector: Oil & Gas
Consultant: Aisha Majad
Consultant Phone: +441483302133

Job Description:
NRL are recruiting for a Principal Electrical Engineer for a major oil and gas technology provider based in Hersham, Surrey. This role is on a contract basis for initially 6 months and may require some short, infrequent trips internationally. 

About the role:

Responsible for providing specialist electrical engineering services to one or more projects. Committed to execute projects on schedule and budget (hours/capital) to ensure project profitability is maintained. He/she will also supervise others within their group to ensure the same whilst coordinating with the wider GEMTE team to facilitate efficient and effective project execution. The individual will also need to be increasingly involved with seeking alternative ways of execution to keep company competitive within region and contributing to improvement of other electrical staff to do the same. In particular, the effective development of the AP India Design sub office is key to this for the regional Indian execution. 

1.  Project Size                                                               TN plant to 3500+MT/d opportunities
2.  Budget                                                                       500 - 5000 h/project
3.  Budget - capital                                                        $100K - $10 million per project
4.  Supervision                                                               1-2 people per project, plus outsourcing responsibility
Principal Accountabilities
This position is accountable for the following end results:
Leading execution of all elements of the electrical scope of work on a range of proposals and projects executed in the EMEAI region, reporting to the Electrical Engineering Manager

Coordinating the efforts of the Electrical Designers
Providing input to Air Products electrical design standards
Developing new suppliers and outsourcing partners
Defining future and improving existing execution models for electrical engineering scope

What you will need:

  • An engineering apprenticeship is preferred but not essential or the equivalent engineering
  • Minimum of degree level qualification in Electrical Engineering; you should be either a
  • Chartered Engineer or actively pursuing Chartered Engineer status with the appropriate Institute
  • Proven experience in electrical power engineering working in a design function within the process design industry
  • Some experience in a supervisory position with budget responsibility
  • Demonstrated understanding of large motors (induction and synchronous) in the range of 1-10MW; experience with larger motors (10MW up) will be a plus
  • Experience in specification and procurement of low, medium and high voltage Switchgear, Power transformers and Power electronics (LCI's, VSD's and Thyristor Controllers)
  • An ability to work with software packages for analysis of power systems ( e.g. SKM Powertools or ETAP)

What’s in it for you:  
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Long term contract
  • Opportunity to work for a major oil & gas technology provider on high profile projects

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