Electrical Engineer - Aberdeen/Offshore

All - Engineering - Instrument Electrical
Ref: 1084 Date Posted: Friday 16 Apr 2021
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Electrical Engineer (competitive salary and benefits)


FPS is a 100% INEOS-owned integrated oil and gas liquid transportation and processing system with a nominal capacity in excess of one million barrels per day serving the central area of the North Sea.

Oil and gas liquids from over 50 offshore fields and St Fergus flow through pipelines into FPS. FPS transports crude oil and gas liquids from offshore and onshore entry points, processes the liquids at Kinneil and redelivers to the customer Forties Blend crude oil at Hound Point and either Raw Gas or fractionated Gas Products at Grangemouth.

Job Purpose

Provide front line Electrical Engineering support to the operations site based team. Deliver engineering modifications where Electrical Engineering is the main discipline. Provide technical discipline input to the Projects team. Ownership of the relevant Forties Unity Performance Standards.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Specify, scope and execute improvements to electrical systems.
  • Act as asset electrical engineering focal point for site projects, including studies.
  • Act as Electrical single point of accountability (SPA) for long-term Asset strategy.
  • In line with above, lead discipline improvements in plant reliability, equipment strategy, defect elimination and equipment rationalisation.
  • Define and own the asset’s electrical spares strategy.
  • Lead discipline improvements in plant reliability, root cause analysis, defect elimination and continuous improvement. 
  • Lead / contribute to safety reviews, risk assessments and investigations as the electrical engineering focal point.
  • Own the discipline relevant Forties Unity Performance Standards
  • Support the maintenance team with the implementation of planned maintenance routines.
  • Support the maintenance team in regards to equipment breakdown; including investigation of fault, defect resolution and execution of breakdown maintenance.
  • Monitor and advise on the technical and safety implications of any maintenance backlog.
  • Where required, lead and coordinate additional vendor support.

Special Features

  • Participation in the FPS incident management team as required
  • Travel to Offshore Platforms or remote onshore sites to provide technical support.

Qualifications and Technical Experience

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or Equivalent.
  • Chartered Engineer or actively working to achieve chartered status.
  • BOSIET, Medical and MIST for offshore travel.

Minimum Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience including experience of Oil & Gas, Refining or Chemical Industries

Job-Specific Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience of electrical equipment used in explosive atmospheres and in relevant legislation such as ATEX and DSEAR.
  • Knowledge and experience of the design, operation, commissioning and maintenance of HV (up to 33kV) and LV industrial power systems and plant equipment.

Job Knowledge Skills:

  • Comprehensive understanding and applied knowledge of relevant UK Regulatory (Safety Case, COMAH…) and industry standards.


 How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their CV and apply