Principal Electrical Engineer



Principal Electrical Engineer




County Durham 





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Amec Foster Wheeler is recruiting a Principal Electrical Engineer with extensive experience within the brownfield oil and gas and petrochemical industry. This role is available on a staff basis only and will be based in Darlington. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry and will execute Electrical Discipline engineering activities within the budget and schedule, maintain technical integrity.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Execute electrical engineering activities (Concept, Front End Engineering Development, Technical Study & Detailed Design)
  • Act as Discipline Focal Point / Lead Engineer as required
  • Achieve safety standards as defined in personal performance contract
  • Be responsible for assessing effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously improving systems, personal and team performance
  • Carry out work in accordance with Amec Foster Wheeler and project Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality systems
  • Maintain the required technical quality of work
  • Identify scope and schedule changes in accordance with the Change Control Process
  • Maintain planning and cost control on all scopes
  • Ensure that designs comply with the relevant Codes, Standards, Regulations and Procedures
  • Ensure, as far as is practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out in compliance with the agreed budget and schedule
  • Keep up to date with technical developments, National and International standards and legislative requirements related to the discipline scope
  • Prepare estimates and schedules and assist in their review
  • Maintain good communication with the client
  • Maintain discipline filing system
  • Encourage and provide lateral learning within the project

Qualifications & Experience

  • UK Bachelors Degree or equivalent in appropriate engineering subject
  • Chartered Engineer
  • Highly experienced engineer with sound technical background and expertise
  • Experienced in the use of appropriate codes of practice, standards and relevant sections of statutory documentation
  • Highly experienced in use of design and assessment methods used within discipline
  • Experienced in use of analytical methods used within discipline including theoretical background for analysis programs
  • Experienced in planning, progress monitoring, forecasting and reporting
  • Competent in commercial, contractual and administrative aspects of engineering
  • Experienced in estimating man-hours and materials for most aspects of work
  • Experienced in working with other disciplines and sections to meet delivery dates
  • Highly experienced in quality control requirements and quality assurance for engineering work
  • Experienced in design safety / environmental requirements, procedures and responsibilities for both self and subordinates

Amec Foster Wheeler designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. With pro-forma 2014 annualised scope revenues of £5.5 billion and over 40,000 people in more than 55 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

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