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Lead Electrical Engineer

Job Description

We are recruiting a Lead Electrical Engineer for our client in Aberdeen, this is a full time permanent role.

Key role to ensure Electrical Engineering activities are executed in alignment to company integrated brownfield offering. You will be accountable for executing discipline engineering activities and ensuring technical quality is maintained within budget and schedule. Reporting directly to the Head of Electrical & Instrumentation.

  • Support Business Management System (BMS) development and be responsible for improvement of department working practices, systems, and team efficiency.
  • Support development and competency of subordinates.
  • Maintain required technical quality of work.
  • Maintain effective communication with project management and inter discipline teams.

(day to day focus of team)

  • Responsible for the overall management of the assigned electrical team.
  • Provide discipline specific input into tenders and proposals as required.
  • Assess and continuously improve working practices, systems, personnel and team efficiency and performance.
  • Promote new initiatives to clients and third parties as required.
  • Overall responsibility for discipline including personnel, supervision, workload allocation and delivery.
  • Ensure assigned work is compliant to agreed budget and schedule.
  • Input & maintenance of project plan, progress updates and cost control for assigned scopes.
  • Discipline focal point for project scope/schedule change(s) in accordance with project change control process in conjunction with Planning, Project Engineering & Project Control functions.
  • Ensure compliance to applicable/up to date standards, regulations, codes and procedures.
  • Regular liaison with customer focal points and attendance at key meetings, as required.
  • Estimate/schedule preparation & approval and electronic submission via digital eco-system.
  • Promote and maintain effective communication with client, project management and inter discipline teams.
  • Review, check and approve discipline work output (including remote working, e-checking/approval etc.).
  • Accountable for discipline checking, approval, and document filing (including electronic).
  • Support the business to identify, evaluate and select appropriately skilled personnel in line with the business recruitment strategy.
  • Conduct and support the competency assessment of discipline personnel.
  • Support the personal development of discipline personnel.
  • Support the business to build and implement appropriate engineering processes and procedures.
  • Maintain regular contact and dialog with Engineering Manager and Head of Engineering, highlighting issues, concerns or areas for improvement.
Desired Qualities / Qualifications
  • Min. 15 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas industry with UK bachelor’s degree (or equiv.) in appropriate Eng. subject.
  • Chartered Engineer and Member of appropriate Engineering Institute.
  • Mature Engineer with sound technical background and wide range of expertise.
  • Highly experienced in selection and use of, applicable codes, practices, standards and statutory documentation.
  • Competent in the direction and organisation of discipline team within project environment (All sizes)
  • Competent in commercial, contractual, and administrative aspects of Engineering.
  • Experience in in all aspects of discipline design (including multi-discipline) and use of Analytical methods including theoretic background
  • Experience in leading, motivating and developing teams.
  • Consultant(s)


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