Electrical Technician

  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Rotational
  • Norfolk, UK


Electrical Technician – Offshore

Location: Aberdeen or Norfolk (or UK wide if available to travel)
Contract: Temp to Perm
Rotation: Attractive rotations to be discussed, overtime available
Recruitment partner: Airswift
Airswift Recruiter: Saidy Castelbranco

Key words
Electrical Technician, Senior Electrical Technician, installation, inspection, testing, fault finding and maintenance of electrical installations / control systems, offshore, FPSO, Energy, Oil and Gas, Service Technician

Our Company
One of the largest Engineering design, Procurement and Construction Management companies in the world employing 50,000 people across the globe and provides project delivery and consulting services to the resources and energy sectors, and complex process industries. 
We partner with our customers to deliver projects and create value over the life of their portfolio of assets. We solve complex problems by finding integrated data-centric solutions from the first stages of consulting and engineering to installation and commissioning, to the last stages of decommissioning and remediation. 

As a global leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction management expertise to the energy, chemicals, and resources sectors, we are proud to be able to expand our Offshore team in the UK and we are global partners with Airswift who support and deliver our recruitment needs.

• To undertake electrical inspections and remedial works on hazardous area electrical equipment.
• To assist and comply with permit to work and isolation systems.
• To be fully conversant with the electrical installations in hazardous areas in accordance with BS EN 60079-14:2014
• To be fully conversant with the testing, inspection, and maintenance in hazardous areas in accordance with BS EN 60079-14:2014
• System FAT and function testing of electrical control panels and assisting supervisors with fault-finding.
• Upgrade of hazardous area electrical equipment or redundant electrical equipment.
• Corrective maintenance and fault finding of client electrical control systems and equipment.
• Inspection and surveying of client electrical control systems.
• Ensuring installation integrity, reliability, availability, and maintainability of electrical and control equipment.
• Ensuring, by audit, that all switching of LV electrical equipment is in accordance with operational procedures, safety principles, legal requirements and that all registers are maintained accurately.
• To undertake the calibration of instruments e.g., actuators, pressure switches, transmitters and anything required by the company that is within your competency.
• Act as Technical Authority for E&I issues in compliance with performance standards.
• Knowledge of PLC’s, network communications and motor control VFD/SCR.
• To oversee and maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all offshore/onshore power generation and distribution equipment e.g., generators and engine controls, SCR’s, switchgear, transformers, building services and lighting.
• Assist with the maintenance and repair of general offshore/onshore electrical equipment such as HVAC systems, refrigeration panels, communication systems, building services and lighting.
• Provide written and oral documentation of job status. Job Description: Senior Aftermarket Services Electrical Technician Page 2 of 4.
• Ensure the SMS quality management system and design procedures are followed and standards are maintained.
• Maintain and promote a professional and harmonious relationship with SMS and with the customers’ representatives.
• The ability to complete client work orders and time sheets correctly and to the satisfaction of SMS, the client and the end user.
• Detailed completion of project close out reports, documentation and certification (signed, dated and identified correctly for invoicing and for inclusion within certification books). Timely submission to the supervisor or engineer.

• Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment.
• Follow SMS, and where appropriate Client’s, Quality, Health, Safety & Environment Policies and Safety Management Systems.
• Promote a culture of continuous improvement, and lead by example to ensure company goals are achieved and exceeded.

Education and Training (Essential):
• Current Passport.
• Current OGUK Medical.
• Current OPITO Minimum Industry Safety Training (MIST).
• Current OPITO Survival.
• City & Guilds 2360 Electrical Installation Theory Practice Parts 1 & 2 or equivalent.
• City & Guilds 2382 BS7671 IEE Wiring Regulations Electrical Installation.
• CompEx Level 01 to 04.

Skills & Competencies(Essential):
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Must possess strong organisational skills.
• Attention to detail to ensure a high level of accuracy is achieved.
• Able to work under pressure and respond to the demands of a high and varied workload.
• Able to work on own initiative as well as being a team player.
• Able to communicate with clients / client’s representatives.

General & Specialist Knowledge(Essential):
• Understanding of electrical drawings.
• Proficient in Windows based software.

Relevant Experience(Essential):
• Installation, inspection, testing, maintenance, and fault finding of electrical installations / control systems.
• Proven ability to build and maintain relationships and effective channels of communication in a pressurised and highly time sensitive environment.
• Experience of working in a demanding client-driven industry with a structured approach to problem solving and innovative thinking.

• City & Guilds BS7671 18th Edition.
• City & Guilds 2391 Inspection and Testing Course.
• Shell Electrical Safety Rules (ESR) for HV and LV.
• CompEx Level 05 and 06.
• Significant experience in a similar role.
• Experience and understanding of the oil and gas industry

• Competitve compensation package.
• Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.

Next steps:
If you’re interested in applying please reach out to me on saidy.castelbranco@airswift.com or alternatively contact me on my work phone +44 161 214 5059

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