Electrical Engineer - Principal

  • 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.We are looking for a Principal Engineer - Electrical to join our team based in our Aberdeen (AIBP) office.

What will you be doing?
  • To assist the Lead Engineer in meeting project requirements and performing all technical duties in a highly competent and efficient manner.
  • To carry out professional engineering, procurement, construction, installation, and completion activities in a competent and efficient manner whilst ensuring that the technical and safety integrity of engineering being performed is maintained at all times.
  • Ensure project deliverables are generated using Aker Solutions systems and tools (note; training will be provided).
  • 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.
  • Review, check the work of others and be responsible for their performance within their discipline / function.
  • Compilation of weekly reports on progress via project tools where applicable.
  • Liaise with client project and facilities engineering in the execution of the project scopes of work, delivering on schedule and within budget in accordance with company procedures.
  • Accountable for the effective administration and implementation of management of change.
  • Preparation
We think you should have:
  • HNC/HND level or University electrical engineering degree or relevant education with 5 to 10 years’ experience in front end studies, FEED and/or EPCI projects from energy sector.
  • Experience in participation in HAZOP/HAZID reviews.
  • Solution oriented with good communication and collaboration skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant Norwegian regulations and standards preferred but not essential.
  • Strong work ethics and a proactive attitude.
  • The ability to train and mentor electrical discipline engineers.
  • 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, flexible and organized.
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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