Principal Offshore Electrical Engineer

Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar

Job Reference 1238636

Location Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar

Industry Other

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added February 15, 2024

Vacancy Overview

Principal Offshore Electrical Engineer

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process, and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry.

Airswift is seeking for Principal Offshore Electrical Engineer to work in Qatar with a major Oil & Gas Company. 
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • Lead the electrical design and engineering efforts for offshore projects, including platforms, substations, power distribution systems, and associated facilities.
  • Conduct feasibility studies, conceptual design, and detailed engineering to develop cost-effective and reliable electrical solutions.
  • Perform electrical load calculations, system sizing, and equipment selection to meet project requirements and performance criteria.
  • Manage electrical engineering activities throughout the project lifecycle, including planning, scheduling, budgeting, and resource allocation.
  • Coordinate with multidisciplinary teams, subcontractors, and vendors to ensure seamless integration of electrical systems within overall project objectives.
  • Monitor project progress, identify potential risks or issues, and implement mitigation strategies to ensure timely and successful project delivery.
  • Provide technical guidance and expertise in offshore electrical engineering, including power generation, distribution, protection, and control systems.
  • Conduct electrical analyses, simulations, and assessments to optimize system performance, reliability, and safety.
  • Stay abreast of industry developments, emerging technologies, and regulatory requirements to incorporate best practices into project designs.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable codes, standards, and regulatory requirements governing offshore electrical systems and installations.
  • Perform quality reviews of electrical designs, specifications, and deliverables to maintain high standards of engineering excellence and safety.
  • Support internal and external audits, inspections, and certifications related to electrical engineering
  • Act as a primary point of contact for clients, consultants, and regulatory authorities on electrical engineering matters, addressing inquiries, providing technical guidance, and fostering strong relationships.
  • Participate in client meetings, presentations, and discussions to communicate project progress, key milestones, and technical solutions effectively.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in offshore electrical engineering, with a focus on EPC projects.
  • Extensive knowledge of electrical design principles, codes, standards, and regulations relevant to offshore installations (e.g., API, IEEE, NEC, IEC).
  • Proficiency in electrical engineering software tools, such as ETAP, SKM, or similar programs.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and deliver results on time and within budget.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal teams and external stakeholders.
  • Proven leadership experience, with a track record of successfully leading and mentoring engineering teams.

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