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Electrical Engineer - Grangemouth

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Ref: 764 Date Posted: Monday 07 Jan 2019
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Electrical Engineer
Falkirk, Dalmeny


The Forties Pipeline System (FPS) is 100% INEOS owned and predominantly serves the central area of the North Sea. FPS has a nominal capacity in excess of one million barrels per day.

FPS transports crude oil and Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) from over 50 offshore fields (including the St Fergus terminal) to the Kinneil terminal in Grangemouth. The crude and NGL products are stabilised at Kinneil where majority of the stabilised crude oil is then sent to the Dalmeny and Hound Point (DHP) terminal for tanker export.

Associated gas is also processed at Kinneil into dry gas (exported to the Grangemouth refinery) and propane plus butane which is sent for LPG export.

Job Purpose
Reporting to the Export Engineering Manager, the post holder will provide Electrical Engineering support to the Export Assets. The Export Assets include DHP and the LPG export facilities (RLPG and PLPG).

DHP is located in South Queensferry and includes the Dalmeny tank farm and the Hound Point tanker-loading terminal in the Firth of Forth. The LPG export facilities are located in Grangemouth and include RLPG which stores and exports propane and butane.

DHP and LPG are Top Tier Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) sites.

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.
Maintain the integrity of asset and protective systems relevant to discipline.
Act as custodian of asset maintenance strategies for electrical equipment.
Support the maintenance team leader 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.
Act as custodian of key electrical engineering documentation including Power System Study, RFI Ignition Study, Lightning Risk Assessment, High Energy Electrical Equipment Risk Assessment, Ex Inspection Strategy, ensuring same are kept up-to-date.
Act as Single Point of Accountability (SPA) for Electrical led site activity.
Job Responsible Engineer for Asset Electrical MoCs (Management of Change) proposals
Technical approval of electrical engineering content of Asset MoCs (Management of Change) proposals
Provide technical support to asset TAR activities.
Support the Electrical Engineering Technical Authority with the development and ongoing management of electrical practices and procedures
Participation in the FPS incident management team as required.

Qualifications and Technical Experience

Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
Chartered Engineer or actively working to achieve chartered status
10+ years’ experience
Experience of Oil & Gas, Refining or Chemical Industries.
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 11kV) and LV industrial power systems and plant equipment.
Comprehensive understanding and applied knowledge of relevant UK Regulatory and industry standards


How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their CV and apply