Electrical Engiiner – Newcastle


Airswift is currently looking for Electrical Engineer to work with our client oil and gas operator.
Starting date: Feb 2024

o Duration: 12 months RENEWABLE
o Location: Newcastle, United Kingdom

Aramco is one of the world’s largest integrated energy and chemicals companies.
Aramco Europe is headquartered in The Hague with offices across the continent. For over 60 years we have supported  with a wide range of activities from facilitating safe and reliable delivery of energy to customers around the globe to pushing for breakthroughs in research and innovation.
Our services include in-depth technology advice and support in established and emerging sectors of oil, gas and energy, as well as finance, HR, legal, PR and communications.
We work with the very best industry suppliers to drive our operations to secure our position as a world leader in energy and chemicals.

  • Project name: SOFON – National Maritime Infrastructure

 Package name: RAK & Yanbu Shipyard Division Package 1 Division
Location: Newcastle, United Kingdom

  • Project phase: Pre-FEED; FEED
  • Project Scope of Work:
  • In accordance with government directive, has been directed to develop the National Maritime Infrastructure Project (Sofon Project) on the Eastern and Western coasts of the Kingdom, which consists of a naval shipyard in Ras AlKhair, a commercial and naval shipyard in Yanbu, and a leisure shipyard in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC).This project is expected to have a substantial impact on direct and indirect employment within the Kingdom, which includes the creation of 140k local jobs, promote local SMEs, and help propel the Kingdom’s economy through increasing the GDP.

Additional information

  • PMC contract end date: end of December 2024
  • Quality candidates (Aramco experience is preferable)
  • Candidates Preferred: eligible to work in United Kingdom

Job Purpose
The purpose of the Electrical Engineer is to guarantee the compliance from the Contractor within the following subjects:

  • The Scope of Work
  • The Aramco and International applicable standards
  • The Quality of the Engineering Design
  • Optimization of Electrical Project Design to optimize the Operational cost & Maintenance cost
  • The Appropriate equipment manufacturing
  • The Project Engineering and Purchasing Schedule

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Review design packages for electrical systems and equipment (i.e. Power & Distribution Transformers, motors, generators, High voltage/low voltage switchgear/Motor Control Center (MCC), distribution network, control equipment, power outlets etc.) including drawings, datasheets, detail scope of work, calculations, Bill of Material / Quantity and preliminary cost estimates, Hazardous Area Classification and System Study.
  • Prepare the Project Design Basis Document as per the project scope.
  • Prepare the entire project load lists based on the project scope. 
  • Produce technical reports for the scope of work, and technical specifications for specific electrical equipment, which are not mentioned in Saudi Aramco Engineering Standard (SAES), and Saudi Aramco Material Specification (SAMSS).
  • Manage the electrical activities of engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors during the Front End Engineering Development (FEED) and design phase.
  • Coordinate with Project managers to finalize the Electrical Engineering scope for the entire project / package.
  • Carry out analysis of major equipment selected in the design package.
  • Review and respond to technical and site queries.
  • Support and attend the equipment “Factory Acceptance Tests” (FAT).
  • Experience in project execution in accordance with Saudi Aramco and World Wide industrial standards.
  • Monitor and review in coordination with Saudi Aramco PMT the performance and work quality of the contractor.
  • Ensure that the design work by contractor is in accordance with Aramco design standards (SAES, SAMSS), applicable codes/regulations, and acceptable work practice.
  • Assist the Project Managers and Project Engineers in evaluating Material Requisitions (MR), Technical Bid Evaluation (TBE) and Award Recommendation (AR) provided by Contractor and able to perform Procurement support.
  • Review and evaluate Change Orders to ensure full compliance with standards and that costs are in line with project budget.
  • Work closely with Engineering Teams during the project to ensure facility integrity in terms of HSE.
  • Provide technical assurance for electrical discipline deliverables for projects.
  • Prepare approvals of the electrical engineering packages prior to being issued for construction.
  • Lead and recommend new improvement solutions for installations or modifications to improve existing facilities and standards.

Educational & Technical Requirements:
•    10 -15 years of experience in design, engineering and construction (Aramco experience is preferable)
•    Bachelor’s degree within the Electrical Engineering field or a BA in Science with a focus in Electrical Engineering 
•    Certified Engineer desirable
•    Engineer must be familiar with NEC, IEEE/ANSI, IEC and other International electrical standards, best practices and value practices
•    Be fully familiar with analogue and Digital Control Systems including Power System Automation (PSA), DCS, PLC and SCADA controls
•    Thorough knowledge of the English language is required to perform the necessary analysis and studies in depth, make professional presentations and keep up with technical advancements
•    Have experience with Electrical Transient Analysis Program (ETAP) or similar software and all Microsoft office.

•    Plan & Organize
•    Analyze & Solve problems
•    Communicating openly & effectively
•    Excellence/ Drive for results
•    Safety


To apply for this job please visit www.airswift.com.