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Sr. Electrical Engineer (Offshore Project)

Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar

Job Reference 1181741

Location Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Gas

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 24, 2022

Our client, major offshore production Oil and Gas Operating Company, is hiring for Sr. Electrical Engineer for Offshore brownfield and greenfield project. This is a contract and residential role to be based in Doha, Qatar.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible and accountable for proactively performing in-house electrical engineering, providing guidance, direction, and support to all asset infrastructure development projects.

  • BEng / BSc (Hons) Electrical Engineering Degree, with bias towards medium / low voltage electrical power generation and distribution system equipment.  Extensive & relevant experience in lieu of a formal qualifications may also be considered.
  • Registered (or progressing towards) Chartered Electrical Engineer (CEng MIET) status or International equivalent is preferable.

  • Minimum of 15 years O&G industry electrical engineering design expertise with at least 10 years experience in facilities Engineering & Construction greenfield / brownfield projects.
  • Motivated self-starter professional capable of providing effective knowledge share mentoring, interpersonal skills, motivate personnel, focus actions on common goals and project technical execution.
  • Diverse background with experience in technical support to operational troubleshooting, root cause analysis, construction & commissioning methods, logic thinking & analytical problem solving skills.
  • Must be able to pass the Company offshore training requirements and must not be colour blind.  Health should not limit the ability to work offshore for unspecified periods, as and when required.
  • Candidate shall be able to demonstrate experience and particular knowledge of Electrical design principals, specification & selection of equipment in the following subject areas:
    • Generators, Transformers, MV/LV switchgear, umbilical, VSD & UPS systems.
    • Hazardous Areas, Ex equipment application design to IEC-60079-14 and an understanding of Ex Maintenance & Ex Inspection to IEC-60079-17.
    • SLD system design, trouble-shooting, electrical safety & protection relay principals.
    • Familiarity of potential problems & solutions working in an offshore environment.
    • Working knowledge in Shell DEP and International Electrotechnical Industry Standards (IEC, BS-EN, BS-IEC, ANSI, IEEE, API, EI-15 & IP-15, CAP-437, etc).
    • General knowledge of Electrical Operations & Maintenance activities.
    • General knowledge of relevant Oil & Gas HSE regulations.

About Airswift

Airswift is an international STEM workforce solutions provider. 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.


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