Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineers design, develop and maintain electrical systems and/or components to required standards. The focus is normally on safety, reliability, quality and sustainability.

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  • Provides technical and engineering support and guidance to offshore or on site teams.
  • Monitors the performance of the electrical, instrument, automation and communication systems.
  • Ensures that electrical and electronic systems meet statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Undertakes in-depth analyses/studies of problems and identify longer-term solutions and/or options.
  • Reviews and comments on supplier information and assists with inspection and testing.
  • Produces budgets and plans for specific studies or modifications and manages the cost control process.

Electrical Engineers support the electrical and control equipment both onshore and offshore to ensure that it remains efficient and productive.

Electrical Engineers can work for a range of companies including companies who own or manage production facilities (known as Operators), Service Companies and Engineering Consultancies.

  • HND in a related engineering subject with relevant work experience or equivalent or;
  • Degree in a related engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • Willing to become a Chartered Engineer (a professionally recognised qualification)
  • Willing to and has the ability to gain offshore safety training and Medical Certificate
  • Work experience in a similar role gained during College/University/study

£23,000 – £30,000

£45,000 upwards (once Chartered)

Through your career you might progress to become a Senior Engineer, Principal Engineer or a Consultant.

It may also be possible to become a Team Leader or Manager.