Electrical Specialist

    MPH Consulting Services DMCC

    Job Purpose

    • Provide Electrical Engineering advice and support to North Field Expansion (NFE) Offshore Project Management Team (PMT), by coordinating engineering aspects of the project in relation to the Electrical Engineering discipline to ensure technical objectives are met within the approved scope, budget and schedule.

    Job Context & Major Challenge (s)

    • Provide extensive knowledge and advice to the PMT in respect to safety, technical, integrity and operability aspects of the electrical systems of the Topside facilities and supervise Electrical Engineering contractors ensuring the delivery of the process and design is in accordance with company requirements, specifications and standards.

    Job Description

    • Review and monitor project electrical Field Design Changes, Concession Requests, Non-Conformance Reports and contractor design change or deviations from company directives ensuring compliance with management of change procedures.
    • Monitor Contractor’s performance and provide advice as necessary to make certain Company’s design philosophy and specifications are achieved by establishing clear communication with the contractor and monitoring contractor and vendor quality control effort.
    • Champion initiatives with the Contractor to deliver on the project objectives i.e. safety, quality, cost and schedule and review and monitor contractor’s electrical engineering construction effort making recommendations to Engineering Manager and Project Engineers as necessary.
    • Provide guidance and timely review on contractor’s electrical Topside engineering designs and processes verifying fitness for purpose and compliance with contract requirements including codes and standards and ensure PMT or other technical support is available to address any gaps.
    • Support respective Offshore Package Managers in delivery of the Engineering and Process design of electrical systems and coordinate the field installation of the NFE Offshore Topsides electrical systems, providing start-up and commissioning support as required.
    • Promote inter-departmental communications and encourage teamwork through managing the electrical engineering interface between Topside & Pipeline Engineering and Operations, Drilling, Well Management, Jackets, Pipeline teams.
    • Provide technical support and advice to project procurement and construction activities and support NFE Offshore Engineering Manager in monitoring the contractor progress on delivery of the required documents in the electrical engineering discipline.
    • Assist PMT in meeting QGPMS expectations as required by the Facility Design & Construction.
    • Coordinate with Subject Matter Experts in respective disciplines involved in delivery of the processes related to electrical engineering.

    Minimum Requirements


    • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or equivalent.

    Knowledge and/or Experience

    • 8 years’ experience in the area of design and delivery of offshore oil and gas electrical systems and processes for Topside and Pipeline facilities involving high pressure piping wellheads, mechanical and electrical equipment. Experience in major capital projects, with knowledge of worldwide contractors, subcontractors and suppliers, in particular those involved in the construction of major onshore facilities, and operating in a multi-cultural environment is preferable.

    Technical and Business Skills

    • Excellent written and oral English skills.
    • Strong organisational, planning and coordination skills.
    • Strong technical, prioritisation and management skills.
    • Good communication, influencing and interface skills.
    • Computer literacy involving the regular use of professional office and technical applications.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelors Degree Hons or equivalent

    To apply for this job email your details to mph@mphglobal.net