Electrical Technician


Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s leading energy companies. 

We design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure for our clients. We recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination. 


The world is re-thinking its energy supply and energy security needs; planning for a phased transition to alternative energy sources. We are here to help our clients meet these evolving energy needs. 

This is an exciting time to join us on this journey.    


We support flexible working requests and have adopted a hybrid approach for most of our office-based roles. We ask employees to be present in the office at least three days per week. 


Are you ready to bring the right energy to Petrofac and help us deliver a better future for everyone?  



JOB TITLE: Electrical Technician




  • Maintain essential Electrical systems for life support, safety systems and utility systems.

  • Safeguard the availability and operational condition of equipment associated with delivery of production targets.

  • Operate at a minimum level of Authorised Electrical Person. It is expected that all Electrical Technicians will work towards SEAP role to provide flexibility and resilience in role.

  • Carry out LV and HV switching as required. Perform running up and synchronisation of main generation.

  • Delivery of workscopes in 28-Day / 7-day planning & maintenance activities within the discipline and as required by the Lead Techs / Maint Supv.

  • Work under the guidance of the Lead Techs to ensure all PM’s are completed in a timely manner when plant equipment is offline allowing one outage for activities in the period.

  • Ensure all electrical equipment located in hazardous areas have correct ‘ex’ rating for the correct hazardous zone and installed and maintained in accordance with current legislation.

  • Input of high-quality updates into Maintenance Management System, ensure timely sign off of completed workscopes to deliver on plan KPI’s.

  • Ensure all documentation, daily logs and trip handovers are to a high standard and accurate.

  • With the PMC order and monitor material delivery for department.

  • In conjunction with other maintenance personnel review any proposed modifications / work packs prior to implementation and feedback as appropriate.

  • Actively support and liaise with all residential / non-residential contractors / vendors acting as central point of contact, ensuring work carried out by 3rd party personnel conforms to statutory regulations and company standards.

  • Completion of Competence Management System for role in timely manner.

  • Understand and comply with the installations safety case, statutory requirements, and safe systems of work.

  • Assist contractors and vendors to comply with Petrofac / Kittiwake’s safe systems of work and current legislation.

  • Perform in an emergency role as defined by the Company Emergency Response Procedure Manual and Station Bill.

  • The above is an outline of key duties and accountabilities, rather than an exclusive or exhaustive list of responsibilities. The post holder is expected to undertake any tasks which may reasonably be expected within the scope of the position.


  • The postholder is expected to adhere to all Legislative requirements the Petrofac 9 Lifesaving Rules and the Petrofac Values.

  • Ability to work in a team, resolving day-to-day operational issues as they occur.

  • Ability to manage multiple workscopes, prioritising in liaison with Lead Tech as required for the best outcome for the asset.

  • Ability to recognise SIMOPS issues and resolve clashes should they manifest at site.

  • Ability to carry out complex fault-finding on-site equipment, liaising with vendors both remotely and locally to resolve issues.




  • Recognised Electrical Apprenticeship or Training Scheme.

  • Demonstrable experience in maintenance support activities, preferably with experience of multi-skilling.

  • OND / ONC / City and Guilds / NVQ Level 3 – Electrical.

  • All applicable electrical competence certification to enable work on LV and HV systems.

  • ISSOW (Proscient Or similar system) training to level 2.

  • Compex certification.

  • Systems literate – experience of computerised management systems e.g., Maximo, Spreadsheets, etc.

  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to share information / knowledge with other personnel.





Additional Information

    To apply for this job please visit petrofac.referrals.selectminds.com.