KCA Deutag

Lead Electrical Engineer (RDS)

Who We Are Looking For

Lead Electrical Engineer (RDS) whom demonstrates a higher level of competence, research ability, technical knowledge and experience than would be expected of a Senior Discipline Engineer. Creation and development of engineering solutions for allocated jobs/projects. Most senior member of a group of engineers reporting to the Lead Discipline Engineer on a project.

*Limited Contract to support RDS with current client support and bids.

Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of, and compliance with, the RDS Management Systems.
  • Knowledge of, and compliance with, client, industry and international specifications and standards. 
  • Supervision of Discipline Engineers under own control, and for the technical content and quality of work produced by these discipline personnel.
  • Monitoring of competence of engineering personnel under own control and reporting to Lead Discipline Engineer of any shortfall and proposed remedial measures.
  • Direction of Discipline Designer(s) allocated to own area of responsibility and frequent liaison to ensure coordination.
  • Production of cost-effective engineering solutions that are fit for purpose, safe and add value to both RDS and the Client.  Motivation of discipline personnel allocated to own area of responsibility to do similarly.
  • As delegated by Lead Discipline Engineer - Identification of scopes of work required to undertake a project / job.  Estimation of deliverables, manpower and time required to execute the scope of work.
  • Input to project plans and schedules.
  • Originating engineering documentation for allocated workscopes, e.g. calculations, design reports and specifications, and checking similar documentation and workpacks created by others.
  • Ensuring operational and maintenance issues are addressed in the design.  Seeking input from operations and maintenance personnel and, if beneficial, carrying out presentations to site personnel regarding changes to their installation.
  • Surveys, both onshore and offshore, to determine information to allow execution of workscopes.
  • Raising requisitions for purchase of engineered items and services, as directed by the Lead Discipline Engineer.
  • Execution of work within manhour budget and time schedule.
  • Early identification to the Lead Discipline Engineer of areas of concern during any project or study with necessary corrective action identified.
  • Checking engineering content of design deliverables for allocated workscopes, e.g. drawings, bills of material.
  • Review of Supplier / Vendor documents.
  • Communication, where appropriate, with Engineers of other disciplines to ensure design integrity and consistency.
  • Technical input to procurement and QA activities e.g. Technical Bid Evaluation, Criticality Rating.
  • Identification of increase or reduction in scope of work and advising the Lead Discipline Engineer accordingly.
  • Following discipline procedures for document control and use and retention of check prints / IDC comments prints as directed by the Lead Discipline Engineer.
  • Representation of RDS with Clients and Suppliers / Vendors in a professional manner.
  • Assistance to the Lead Discipline Engineer as directed.
  • Act as discipline focal point to others in small single or multidisciplinary project team
  • Demonstrates a higher level of competence, research ability, technical knowledge and experience than would be expected of a Senior Discipline Engineer.
  • Attendance at meetings called by Project Manager / Engineer, e.g. progress meeting, as delegated by the Lead Discipline Engineer.
  • Attendance at FAT’s, Design Reviews, HAZOPs, Constructability Assessments etc. as delegated by the Lead Discipline Engineer.

Key Skills & Experience

  •  Chartered Engineer

 Competency in 

  • Fault and voltage drop calculations
  • Equipment specification and sizing
  • LV systems including up to 3.3 kV
  • Protection and setting
  • Construction and commissioning

Region:

  • Scotland

Job type:

Contract

Working hours:

Full-time

Working days:

Day

Application deadline:

24/06/2021

Location:

UK Head Office, Aberdeen

Company homepage:

http://www.kcadeutag.com

Office address:

Bankhead Drive City South Office Park AB12 4XX Portlethen