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Sr. Electrical Engineer

22 July 2019


Petroplan's client, a leading downstream development group is looking to add a Sr. Electrical Engineer to their team. This role is accountable for ensuring the Electrical System, from 138kV to Low Voltage, functions safely, efficiently, and reliably, with the objective of meeting business goals for production while minimizing unscheduled equipment down time.

  • Supervise Electrical Engineering team
  • Review Power System Model updates
  • Review and verification of application of relays, schematic diagrams, equipment ratings and protection documents
  • Owner of Electrical Operating Philosophies, Electrical Operations Manuals, maintenance strategies and procedures for Electrical systems
  • Participation in HAZOPs and HAZIDs as required
  • Update short circuit studies, coordination studies, and Arc Flash Hazard assessments
  • Maintain Power System Models and proactively monitor the electric utility grid configuration

Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program
  • 15 years direct experience with HV and MV electrical power systems and HV Cable Systems, application and programming of Protective Relays
  • Familiarity with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70E, Safety in Design, and Safety in the field
  • Licensed P.E. preferred


Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

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