Senior Engineer – Electrical


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 and 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?





  • Review the ITB (Invitation To Bid) documents submitted in the proposals stage, issue inquiry requisitions,

  • review techno-commercial vendor offers and prepare equipment, material, and man-hour estimates.

  • Review contract requirements for project execution and organize the preparation of the Technical Document

  • Register (TDR), identify requirements and scope of work; review specifications and Data Sheets, Piping &

  • Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s), Plot plans, General Arrangement (GA) drawings, Review

  • Philosophies, Area Classification Drawings and other relevant documents.  Establish contract review

  • criteria, identify and resolve discrepancies and divergences from original proposal through the instigation

  • of technical queries to projects/client.

  • Verify scope of work, budgeted man hours, budgeted quantities, total of deliverables, format of delivery,

  • time schedules and other specifications for the execution of the work. Monitor man-hour costs and team

  • schedules. Recommend cost-effective measures to reduce the overall package cost. 

  • Apportion work among engineering staff according to specialized training and supervise the preparation of

  • equipment and cable layouts, lighting layouts, earthing and lightning protection layouts, cable schedules,

  • bill of quantities, work estimations, etc.

  • Organize the preparation of equipment and material specifications and data sheets; administer the

  • development of detailed engineering calculations and drawings, including the preparation of Load

  • List/schedule Single Line Diagrams, Schematic Diagrams, Logic Diagrams, Cable Schedules and Cable

  • Drum Schedules, Interconnection Schedules, Hazardous Area Classification, Equipment Lay-outs, and Cable

  • Routing and Lay-out Drawings, Cable Trench/Tray Lay-out Drawings, Lighting System Lay-out and

  • Details, Earthing/Lighting System Lay-out and Details, Heat Tracing Lay-out and Details, Installation

  • Standard drawings, relay coordination drawings, and other required documents.

  • Supervise the preparation of technical inquiry requests (Inquiry Requisitions) to vendors and participate in the

  • technical evaluation of vendor bid offers. Perform Technical Bid Evaluations (TBE) and review vendor

  • drawings and documents.  Ensure vendor equipment specifications meet with client equipment

  • specifications and are within budgeted costs.

  • Direct and provide guidance in the preparation and evaluation of plot plans; organize the issuance of

  • engineering drawings and technical documents for Inter-Discipline Checks (IDC’s) coordinate with other

  • engineering discipline in the integration of technical data inputs.

  • Coordinate the preparation of purchase requisitions for the procurement of equipment and materials.

  • Ensure materials are obtained within scheduled timeframes and budgeted costs.

  • Direct and monitor Material Take Off (MTO) activities, identify irregularities and shortfalls, and take corrective

  • action as required.

  • Interface and regularly meet with client and vendor representatives, conduct internal staff meetings,

  • ensure the progress of the project in accordance with the schedule, allotted man hours, and budgeted costs.

  • Coordinate with projects and planning departments on schedule-related issues.  Update TDR progress

  • reports through the use of PETROCEPT software.

  • Participate in the HAZOP meeting with the client and representatives of the other engineering disciplines.

  • Interact with Quality Assurance for quality issues and strictly ensure compliance with Company’s ISO Quality

  • procedures.   Coordinate Internal and Client audit requests and facilitate audit procedures of engineering

  • systems within the department.

  • Assumes the responsibilities of the principal engineer during his absence.

  • Perform related duties as and when directed by the direct supervisor.

Essential Qualifications and Skills:

  • Refer to the HR/OD Competency Management System (CMS)

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 10 years of related petrochemical experience

  • preferable from a background in working for consultancy organizations in the EPC. Minimum 5 years of

  • experience shall be in the oil and gas industry.

  • Duties performed in the main office are mostly in air-conditioned surroundings. Occasionally, incumbent would require

  • traveling to client/PMC offices, sites and vendor workshops for inspections.                                                   

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