Electrical Engineer

£48000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare, shares
04 May 2017
01 Jun 2017
Iain Howard
Oil & gas
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to join the largest and most technically complex refining and petrochemical facility in the UK.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing specialist engineering, technical and safety orientated support to the Process and Maintenance teams in matters relating to electrical engineering systems, equipment and operation across the Fawley refinery and petrochemical facility.

Candidates must have relevant electrical engineering experience in an operational environment, preferably at a COMAH facility in the refining or petrochemical sector. You should also be able to demonstrate good working knowledge of troubleshooting and fault finding electrical equipment, working with high voltage switchgear, working with UPS’s and working with protection systems and supporting major maintenance activities e.g. plant shutdowns / turnarounds.

Candidates must familiar with relevant legislative requirements, particularly the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989.

The key responsibilities of the Electrical Engineer are to:

* Provide specialist electrical engineering advice and recommendations to the Process and Maintenance departments, on day to day matters such as: ensuring electrical supply meets demand; equipment failures; investigations; equipment strategies; and reliability improvements.
* Provide professional electrical engineering support for projects, including: the preparation of screening studies, design bases and specifications for specialist projects.
* Provide professional electrical engineering support and recommendations to management on electrical safety, infrastructure and technology issues.

Ideally candidates will be degree qualified. Candidates who do not hold a degree in electrical engineering will also be considered where they have a relevant electrical maintenance or engineering qualification at HND level or above and have a high degree of relevant experience in electrical engineering and / or maintenance on a COMAH facility, meeting the experience requirements set out above. You will also need to demonstrate on-going professional development / learning over multiple years, including currently working towards an engineering degree in Electrical Engineering.