Electrical Engineer

Ref: TEN-685


Type of Role
Permanent only
Job Function
Engineering
Location
Alkmaar, Netherlands
Job Description

BASIC ROLE DETAILS

TITLE: Electrical Engineer                                              REGION: Alkmaar

DEPARTMENT: Engineering Team                                MANAGER: Senior Electrical Engineer

ROLES REPORTING INTO THE ROLE: N/A

 

BASIC PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The Electrical Engineer performs discipline engineering activities for the modification, optimization and improvement of the TAQA-owned Dutch Oil & Gas Assets.

The role’s primary work location will be in the Alkmaar office.  The position requires visits to the onshore facilities in Noord Holland as well as offshore in the Dutch North Sea.

The Electrical Engineer will report to the Senior Electrical Engineer and will work closely with the project, maintenance and operation teams.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide engineering support and advice on electrical modifications and improvements for new projects
  • Complete any electrical calculations and system studies required during the Select and Define project phases, to verify system design and equipment selection
  • Specify electrical protection and control systems, including selection and parameters
  • Supervise contractors performing engineering and installation
  • Act as focal point / project lead for the coordination of small projects
  • Provide input to short and medium-term plant problems in support of the maintenance team
  • Review actions from the Independent Verification Body (IVB), typically from NEN and ATEX inspections
  • Ensure controlled documents are up-to-date and all changes are managed

 

JOB DIMENSIONS

Depending on candidate knowledge, interest and capabilities:

  • Exposure to the wider TAQA Europe organization
  • Provide cover for the Electrical Technical Authority

 

QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING

Essential

  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years discipline experience in an operating facility

Preferred

  • Current offshore Medical and NOGEPA survival training
  • Certification for HV and LV, “Vakbekwaam Persoon” (VP), STIPEL or equivalent
  • 10 years discipline experience

 

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

Essential

  • Knowledge of the application of electrical safety rules, including the identification and mitigation of hazards
  • Knowledge of managing the selection, inspection, and repair of electrical equipment for hazardous (classified) areas
  • Experience in a technical discipline support role
  • Knowledge of MV, LV electrical power distribution systems
  • Knowledge of engineering practices, codes and standards
  • An overall understanding of the key legislation and regulatory framework for Dutch onshore and offshore assets
  • A pro-active attitude
  • The ability to work in multi-discipline project teams
  • Fluent in Dutch and English

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Awareness of safety related reviews like HAZOP and SIL
  • Familiar with project engineering / project management
  • Able to proactively shares best practices and knowledge
  • Able to use discipline-related software to carry out Network calculations software packages
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Full-time employment
  • Willing to travel offshore for site visits

 

DETAILS

ESTIMATED START DATE:                                       as soon as possible

WORKING HOURS:                                                    full time (38,75 hrs per week)

DURATION:                                                                1 year TAQA contract – option to extend

Additional Documentation
Electrical_Engineer.pdf
Closing Date
31/12/2018
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