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Senior Electrical Engineer

17 July 2019


Senior Electrical Engineer
Provide technical support including inspection, testing, troubleshooting and maintenance to ensure a safe, cost effective and reliable operation of the offshore production electrical system.
Electrical equipment and system include power generation, power distribution, Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) equipment, switchgear, motor, variable speed drive, protection relay, transformer and the associated control system.

Educational Qualifications:

  • BS or BE degree in Electrical Engineering (minimum).

Chartered / Professional Engineer preferred.
Experience Profile:

  • 15 years' experience in electrical design, installation, hands-on operation and maintenance including at least 8 years in the oil and gas industry.
  • Certified in High Voltage Electrical Safety (OSHA, NFPA & EN Standards).
  • Familiar with Relay Logic, Programmable Logical Control (PLC) equipment, Emergency Shutdown Systems, Fire & Gas Systems and Distributed Control Systems (DCS) is preferred.
  • Working knowledge and experience in offshore oil & gas industry codes, specifications, standards and practices (HSE, API, NFPA, ISA, IEC etc.).
  • Familiar with process engineering, auxiliary systems and interfaces system with electrical equipment (control & instrumentation, mechanical and static equipment).
  • Familiar with Process Safety Management and HAZOP / SIL study.

Competencies / Skills / Others:

  • Strong communication and influencing skill.
  • Embrace and operate within a dynamic, operationally-focused environment.
  • Ability to operate / integrate across all levels of the organization.
  • Very good English written and verbal communication skills.


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