Electrical and Electronics Engineer

LOCATION: Base - Aberdeen

SALARY: Competitive

CLOSING DATE: 31/01/2022

At Stena Drilling we operate our business with a focus on our core values of Care, Innovation and Performance.     With a worldwide operational presence, we are one of the world’s foremost independent drilling contractors, and pride ourselves in leading the way in Digitalisation.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical & Electronics Engineer to join our onshore engineering team, based in Aberdeen.

Some of the duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in ensuring that the maintenance of electrical and electronic equipment on board vessels managed by the Company is conducted in accordance with the policies of the Company and in compliance with Statutory, Classification Society and Shelf State requirements.
  • Assist in the review and assess changes and modifications to vessel systems to ensure suitability and regulatory compliance.
  • Take ownership of project work relating to the upgrading/updating of Electrical, Software, Instrumentation and Control Systems. Ensure that any such upgrades are carried out in accordance with the policies of the Company and in compliance with statutory and classification society requirements.
  • Carry out fleet-wide risk assessment relating to Electrical, Software, Instrumentation and Control Systems and carry out audits on vessels and equipment suppliers as required by the Company.
  • Assist in ensuring that system failures are properly investigated, and root causes identified. Develop remedial actions and preventative measure where appropriate.
  • Liaise with the certifying authorities regarding equipment failures, repairs and renewals.
  • Advise in the development and monitoring of maintenance strategies in line with Electrical, Software, Instrumentation and Control Systems best practice & identify areas where improvements can be made.
  • Support offshore Electrical and Electronic staff to ensure that all equipment under their control is maintained and operated in a safe manner consistent with current legislation and Company Code of Safe Working Practices.
  • Work on Digitisation initiatives and systems.
  • Implement improved collection, display and analysis of vessel control system data.

Suitable applicants should ideally have:

  • Bachelor of Science/Engineering in Electrical or Electronic Systems or Automation & Control.
  • Prior experience in the design review, maintenance and troubleshooting of Electrical/Electronic control systems.
  • Positive, proactive attitude. Communication and time management skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Membership of a Professional Institute & working towards Incorporated/Chartered Status.
  • CompEx EX01-EX04 or equivalent.
  • Specific experience of Electrical and Electronic systems as used on Mobile Offshore Drilling Units.

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