Electrical Engineer Permanent Engineering

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TAQA is an international energy and water company listed in Abu Dhabi operating in 11 countries across four continents. In the Netherlands, we focus on the development of strategic energy infrastructure projects and on the exploration and production of oil and gas. TAQA has operated oil and gas production platforms in the North Sea and natural gas storage and production facilities in the province of Noord-Holland for over 40 years.

Basic purpose of the role

The Electrical Engineer performs discipline engineering activities for the modification, optimization and improvement of the TAQA-owned Dutch Oil & Gas Assets.
The role’s primary work location will be in the Alkmaar office. The position requires visits to the onshore facilities in Noord Holland as well as offshore in the Dutch North Sea.
The Electrical Engineer will report to the Senior Electrical Engineer and will work closely with the project, maintenance and operation teams.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide engineering support and advice on electrical modifications and improvements for new projects;
  • Complete any electrical calculations and system studies required during the Select and Define project phases, to verify system design and equipment selection;
  • Specify electrical protection and control systems, including selection and parameters;
  • Supervise contractors performing engineering and installation;
  • Act as focal point / project lead for the coordination of small projects;
  • Provide input to short and medium-term plant problems in support of the maintenance team;
  • Review actions from the Independent Verification Body (IVB), typically from NEN and ATEX inspections;
  • Ensure controlled documents are up-to-date and all changes are managed.
  • Qualifications/Experience

  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electrical Engineering;
  • Minimum of 5 years discipline experience in an operating facility;
  • Current offshore Medical and NOGEPA survival training;
  • Certification for HV and LV, “Vakbekwaam Persoon” (VP), STIPEL or equivalent;
  • 10 years discipline experience;
  • Knowledge of the application of electrical safety rules, including the identification and mitigation of hazards;
  • Knowledge of managing the selection, inspection, and repair of electrical equipment for hazardous (classified) areas;
  • Experience in a technical discipline support role;
  • Knowledge of MV, LV electrical power distribution systems;
  • Knowledge of engineering practices, codes and standards;
  • An overall understanding of the key legislation and regulatory framework for Dutch onshore and offshore assets;
  • A pro-active attitude;
  • The ability to work in multi-discipline project teams;
  • Fluent in English.
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