Exciting opportunity for an Electrical Automation Engineer to join this global Energy company to work on Maritime Design & Engineering, Off-Shore Engineering and Shipbuilding.
This is an exciting time to be joining this world-leading company as they transform themselves from a traditional Oil & Gas company into a leading name within the Renewables sector. This includes the creation of an already highly successful new Power Trading desk within the Energy Trading team as well as new ventures into various innovative solutions around the supply of Renewables including wind farms, electric vehicle charging, solar panel heating and battery storage. These innovative solutions provide opportunities for exceptionally highly talented individuals to contribute to the success of this transition where you will be working with some of the best people in the industry working on new and ground-breaking initiatives utilising the very latest technology.
Development and Introduction of new technologies to support the company's powering progress strategy eg Fuel cells, hybrid battery systems and energy efficiency technologies.
Participate in project teams for ship new construction and conversions, including the preparation of outline specifications, technical evaluation of tenders, negotiation with short listed bidders, plan approval, design discussions with builder, attendance and witness at factory acceptance tests, commissioning and trials.
Effective liaison with personnel from professional bodies, shipyard managers, Shipping fleet management operation units and Business discipline engineers.
Follow policies and interpret legislative requirements with some guidance.
Keep abreast of industry developments and recognize potential for economic implementation of innovative ideas as a means of increasing operational safety or reducing costs.
Design, installation commissioning, certification and repair of equipment.
May be designated as a Technical Authority (TA), or Subject Matter Expert (SME).
Member of the Maritime Design & Engineering Global Technical Discipline.
What we need from you
Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, preferably a Master's degree (in order to ease transition to a Chartered Engineer Status at a later date) qualified in an Electrical/Electronic Engineering related subject.
Relevant sea going experience or design and commissioning experience with a marine/offshore biased equipment vendor or designer.
Extensive practical and theoretical knowledge of electrical power systems or electrical control systems and of relevant issues in marine and offshore construction, design and operations.
Chartered Electrical Engineering status is advantageous.
Experience in Power Systems, Control Engineering, Instrumentation, Project Delivery.
Managing Sub-Contracts and Contract Management is nice to have.
Full understanding of the relevant Electrical Engineering Standards and Safe Working Practices.
Knowledge of electrical equipment suitable for use in hazardous areas and hazardous area installations.
Ability to analyse and develop proposals and solutions to a wide range of technical and operational problems seeking guidance from Senior's where necessary.
A team player with the necessary communication (oral and written) skills to interface with other disciplines and the ability to produce written reports of a high quality in the English language.
Experience in Heavy Electrical Power, Refineries, Off-Shore Engineering and Shipbuilding industries preferred.
Maintain a contemporary knowledge base within own area of expertise.
This needs combining with a positive attitude and an ability to work within a large, globally dispersed project team in a multi-cultural environment. You also need to be a self-starter, a logical thinker and a quick learner, with strong initiative and excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills, able to write clearly and concisely. We believe in equality of opportunity for all job applicants regardless of gender, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, creed or religion, disability, sexual orientation or age. Specialising within Energy Trading, Oil & Gas, Financial Markets and TV & Entertainment, Eaglecliff Recruitment is ISO accredited, a Member of REC and listed within the top 4% for Financial stability by Dun & Bradstreet. Please telephone for an immediate response or email your CV for a reply within one hour. Eaglecliff Ltd is acting in the capacity of an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for contractor resourcing.