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Principal Electrical Engineer - Woking

Woking, .
Principal Electrical Engineer


Long term

£55ph Ltd Co

Typically supervises a team of engineers to address all discipline specific requirements within the project.  Capable of performing general duties with no direct supervision and within agreed schedules and budgets.  May undertake discrete specialist studies / technology reviews under supervision.  Liaises with other disciplines to achieve design consistency.  Supports the Project Management Team in planning, identifies technical issues which could limit progress and impact project budgets. Interfacing with the client.  Provides necessary input and support to project progress and reporting.  Principal Engineer is typically accountable to the Lead Engineer or Project Engineering Manager, depending on size and complexity of project.  Corporate reporting line is to respective Departmental/Group Manager.

Either a Lead Engineer on a project, or reporting to the Lead Engineer typically on larger projects, execute electrical engineering design activities for feasibility, concept, FEED, detailed design or EPC projects. B) Can be technically responsible for all electrical engineering work and allocating, supervising and directing preparation of project deliverables. Subject to project size, will delegate some level of supervision and specific checking activities to appropriate competent personnel. C) Capable of formulating resolutions and supervision of technically challenging and/or high profile issues, with support from Consultant Electrical Engineer/ Lead Engineer or Project Engineering Manager, and effectively communicating with Clients and Senior Management. D) Reviews the ITB (Invitation to Bid) documents submitted in the proposals stage, prepares man-hour estimates and provides input to project execution plan. E) Supervises, reviews and checks the electrical activities including: Philosophies, Specifications, Studies, Single Line Diagrams, Schedules, Datasheets and Technical Requisitions. Identifies and resolves discrepancies and divergences from original proposal by raising technical queries with projects / client. F) Capable of participating in Factory Acceptance Test’s. G) Participates in multi-discipline Engineering Design Reviews and provides all necessary electrical engineering input and support to close out of actions. H) Identifies a clear scope of work and supervises preparation of the Technical Document Register (TDR). Responsible for planning/scheduling the electrical engineering activities and manpower resource. Quantifies the total number of engineering deliverables, man-hour allocation and format of delivery, and other requirements for execution of the work. Provides necessary regular project controls/ reporting input to Project Management. I) Provides support to Procurement including long lead items enquiry: prepares Technical Requisitions, reviews vendor documentation and provides Technical Bid Evaluation support to ensure design conformance. J) Ensures compatibility and conformance with client specifications and recommends cost effective improvements to equipment selection/specifications within the scope of client specifications and requirements. K) Consults Quality Assurance with any quality issues ensuring compliance with Petrofac’s ISO Quality Job Description WOK-BMS-IT-J07-X-6067 Rev 0 Page 2 of 3 procedures, Project Quality Plan and Design Integrity processes and procedures. Co-ordinates Internal and client audit requests and facilitates audit procedures of engineering systems within the department. Complying with other Petrofac accredited frameworks such as ISO 14001. L) Contributes to training and development of other staff including identifying employee strengths and weaknesses and recommends training and development requirements. M) Performs related duties as and when instructed by Direct Supervisor

Knowledge Skills Abilities 9. Minimum Requirement Typically Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering, Chartered Status preferred. Significant related experience working for Engineering/Client organisations in the Oil and Gas Industry.  Exposure to Consultancy, FEED/ Detailed Design and EPC projects.  Knowledge of international equipment specifications and codes.  In depth knowledge of standard international specifications and codes.  Knowledge of Safety and Quality procedures.  Activity Scheduling and discipline work priorities.  Excellent coordination, monitoring and supervisory skills  Excellent Communication skills  Tactful in resolving issues  Cost awareness  Proactive approach  Attention to detail  Team player  Ability to meet schedules and deadlines  Multi-tasking abilities  Planning and forecasting ability  Analytical and problem solving mind
Craig Bell
Swan Recruitment Ltd.

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