Electrical Engineer

Houston, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1243255

Location Houston, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Gas

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 14, 2024

Our client is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to work in Houston, TX, for an initial 12 month assignment.

We are seeking a highly experienced Senior Electrical Engineer with a minimum of 15 years of proven expertise in the Oil & Gas industry, specifically in refinery projects, and a strong focus on electrical design. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and overseeing various aspects of the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) phase and project execution for mega Refinery upgrade.

  • Project Leadership: As a Senior Electrical Engineer, you will take a leading role in the FEED phase of refinery projects. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including process engineers, civil engineers, and project managers, to ensure successful project planning, design, and execution. Also, managing designer reviews and represent the client in reviews and workshop.
  • Electrical Design: Your primary responsibility will be reviewing design packages and overseeing the electrical scope of work and design required for refinery operations. This includes but is not limited to substation equipment, cables, Switch gear, Electric Heat Tracing Design, and other critical electrical equipment.
  • Compliance and Safety: Ensure that all designs and engineering solutions adhere to relevant industry codes, standards, and safety regulations. Identify potential safety risks and implement necessary precautions to mitigate them effectively.
  • Technical Expertise: Utilize your extensive knowledge and experience in refinery processes and electrical equipment to provide technical guidance and resolve complex engineering challenges. Review and approve technical documents, drawings, and specifications in compliance with international standard and Saudi Aramco standard and procedures.
  • Cost Control and Budgeting: Collaborate with the project management team to develop cost effective solutions for the electrical scope of work. Monitor expenses and propose cost-saving measures without compromising safety and quality.
  • Vendor Management: Coordinate with equipment manufacturers and vendors to select the most suitable electrical equipment for refinery projects. Evaluate vendor proposals, conduct technical bid evaluations, and make informed recommendations.
  • Mentoring and Development: Provide mentorship and guidance to junior electrical engineers within the team, fostering their professional growth and enhancing the overall expertise of the group.

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.
  • Master's degree or professional Engineer (PE) license would be a plus.
  • Minimum of 15 years of hands-on experience in electrical engineering roles within the Oil & Gas industry, with a specific focus on refinery projects.
  • Strong expertise in the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) phase and project execution.
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant industry standards, codes and applicable safety regulations.
  • Proficient in engineering software and tools commonly used for design, analysis, and project management.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, capable of effectively collaborating with multidisciplinary teams.
  • In-depth knowledge of electrical equipment principles, design considerations, and maintenance practices.

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