Lead Design Engineer - Electrical

Requisition ID 
2017-18114
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Electrical
Vacancy Type / Position Type 
Staff / Permanent
Work Location
KW Shuaiba

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting a Lead Design Engineer Electrical with extensive experience in refinery and petrochemical facilities to act at all times in accordance with the Policy on Health, Safety and the Environment. To lead the electrical engineering design of Oil Refinery projects in accordance with the agreed client project scope and within approved man-hours and budget. Shall ensure that all allocated responsibilities are dealt with properly. Ensure that the client business drivers and company performance incentives are fully understood by all discipline personnel being supervised. Maintain technical integrity within discipline.

 

  • Achieve safety standards as defined in personal performance contract
  • Lead the timely preparation of the Electrical engineering components of Amec Foster Wheeler proposals to clients, including:
    •   Preparation of design man-hour estimates
    •   Preparation of project management Plans (PMPs)
    •   Preparation of design schedules
  • Lead the electrical engineering component of approved work orders to deliver cost effective designs that are fit for purpose and safe
  • Ensure, as far as practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out in compliance with the agreed budget and schedule
  • Close liaison with project engineers, related discipline engineers and staff within other Amec Foster Wheeler office to meet the overall project objectives
  • Participate in project reviews including: design reviews, HAZID, constructability etc.
  • Ensure that designs comply with the relevant Codes, Standards, Regulations and Procedures
  • Supervision of electrical engineering staff, including:
    • Provision of technical direction and guidance
    • Administrative supervision including leave planning, performance reviews, resource planning, etc.
    • Ensure compliance with Amec Foster Wheeler policies and behaviors
  • Carry out work in accordance with AMEC and project Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems
  • Maintain the required technical quality of work produced by discipline assigned staff
  • Keep up to date with technical developments, National and International standards and legislative requirements related to the discipline scope
  • Assist in developing the knowledge and skills of the discipline assigned staff, including assisting in the training and technical development of engineers
  • Identification of electrical software tools required to maximize work efficiency

Skills / Qualifications

  • Engineering with 12 years of total work experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of refinery / petrochemical experience
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in related designation
  • Excellent command of the English language (both written and verbal)
  • Leadership and teambuilding skills
  • Good HSE awareness and commitment
  • Proven ability in preparing design documentation in presentable English:
    • Electrical system architecture diagrams
    • Electrical system architecture diagrams
    • Sizing calculations & data sheets – Valves, transmitters (flow, pressure, temperature, level, tank gauging, gas detectors, etc.)
    • Electrical layouts

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

 

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