Electrical & Instrument Designer - Senior

  • negotiable
  • Scotland Scotland
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
At Aker Solutions we are committed to helping the energy industry and broader society #PowerTheChange towards a low-carbon future.

We are changemakers and problem solvers with more than 180 years of experience. Our ambitions are high. By 2030, renewables and low-carbon solutions for oil and gas will make up two-thirds of our business. Do you want to be a part of driving the transition?The Electrification, Maintenance and Modification (EMM) segment within Aker Solutions are specialists in managing, executing, and delivering small, medium and large complex projects from feasibility studies, frame agreements and EPCI.

EMM UK is now supporting a 3-year Frame Agreement that covers primarily Maintenance and Modification at Equinor's offshore platforms Heidrun, Njord A and B, Asgard A and B, Troll A, B and C, Heimdal, and Johan Sverdrup in the North Sea Norwegian sector, as well as the onshore facility at Tjeldbergodden (Norway) and is looking for engineering and design discipline Project personnel to join us.We are looking for a Senior Designer - Electrical & Instrument to join our team based in our Aberdeen (AIBP) office.

What will you be doing?
  • To assist the Lead Designer & Lead Engineer in meeting project requirements and performing all technical duties in a highly competent and efficient manner.
  • Ensure project deliverables are generated using Aker Solutions systems and tools
  • Be involved in a wide variety of scopes ranging from smaller Front-End Studies to Minor/Major Modification and Maintenance Projects and other Specialist Services.
  • Liaise with client project and facilities engineering in the execution of the modifications project scopes of work delivering work on Schedule and within Budget and in accordance with company procedures.
  • Liaise with other disciplines on design, construction, fabrication, and commissioning issues
  • Carry out single discipline checks and reviews
  • Assist engineers in answering site queries
  • Review and comment on vendor information as requested by lead designer/engineer
  • To ensure recognition of changes to scope of work and provision of support in preparation of Change Requests as appropriate.
  • Carry out onshore or offshore site surveys, as required, during the initial work scope definition or the development of the design and assist engineers in answering site queries.
We think you should have:
  • Experience with Equinor Frame Agreements, projects, systems, and tools preferred by not essential.
  • HNC/HND from an Electrical/Instrument background or similar with 5+ years of experience in front end studies, FEED and/or EPCI projects from energy sector.
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD and/or Microstation.
  • E3D experience would be advantageous.
  • Ability to manage and plan own work scope.
  • Hard working conscientious individual capable of working on one’s own initiative.
  • Good communicator and team player.
  • Knowledge of relevant Norwegian regulations and standards preferred but not essential.
  • Strong work ethics and a proactive attitude.
  • A commercial mindset, good communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • The ability to see solutions together with meeting customer expectations and requirements.
  • The competency to be accurate
More reasons to work with us:  

  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Healthy work-life balance

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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