Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer

BBBH42152
Negotiable
Chester, Cheshire

Proposed start date

ASAP

Worker Status

PAYE only



Job Title

Engineer, Electrical & Instrumentation

Description of Project/Role and Main Responsibilities


E&I Engineer will be part of a team of discipline engineers with responsibility for ensuring the safe and efficient operations of Electrical and Instrument systems and equipment. The position requires the identification, prioritisation and planning of electrical & instrument system maintenance and reliability improvement activities according to their Safety and Operational criticality. T

Key responsibility areas:
· Provide responsive technical engineering advice and service to Operational and Functional Teams in an accurate and timely manner.
· Provide insightful and key Asset performance improvement inputs.
· Contribute to the technical development of junior staff.
· Develop and maintain networks and relationships with key peers and colleagues.
· Keep an abreast with up to date knowledge to any new initiatives and developments within specific engineering disciplines.
· Capture any opportunities to new or improved technologies in order to optimise the Operations, increase the reliability and optimise the costs during the full Asset life.
· Supervise and manage contractors, as necessary, to achieve the required work output.
· Perform administrative tasks in an effective and efficient manner and contribute to the achievement of Asset/Resource Team goals and objectives.

Candidate's qualifications, professional experience and skills required for the position

  • Degree in relevant Engineering Discipline
  • Familiar and previous experience with project management principles and fundamentals
  • Hold valid or able to undertake HUET and BOSIET Certification
  • Understanding of Risk Assessment
  • Awareness on Safety Case and Bowties approach on Major Accident Hazards
  • TUV Functional Safety certification.
  • Extensive experience in the Oil and Gas industry or other similar Heavy Industrial environment, preferably including a substantial period of direct engineering support to operational Offshore and Onshore facilities.
  • Strong technical Knowledge and proven design, construction, commissioning and operational experience in the following areas:
    • ATEX / DSEAR Electrical and Instrumentation Systems
    • High & Low Voltage Generation Systems (Both Islanded and Embedded systems)
    • High & Low Voltage Distribution Systems
    • High & Low Voltage Motor Control Centre's
    • High Voltage (Static) Variable Speed Drives.
    • Switchgear, Synchronous Generators, Induction & Synchronous Motors, Transformers, Lighting, Cables and associated support systems.
    • Protection Application (Switchgear, Generators, Motors, Transformers, Cables
    • Knowledge of : - DCS / PLC Process Control Systems, ESD, F&G Systems, Field Instrumentation & Metering systems

Expected Duration

12 months

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