Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Title: Senior Electrical Engineer
Client: Confidential
Industry: Oil & Gas
Locations: Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Job Purpose/summary

As an experienced Electrical Design Engineer, you will be responsible for contributing towards the preparation of Electrical designs and deliverables for basic/conceptual, Front End Engineering Design (FEED) and Detailed Engineering Design (DED) of green/brownfield onshore/offshore projects according to design specifications, international codes and standards.

Key Functions/Responsibilities

  • Electrical Deliverables such as Sizing, Calculations, Selections, Specifications, Data Sheets (for Electrical Equipment such as Transformers, electric Motors, Switchgears, Distribution Boards, Cables, etc), Schedules and mark ups on drawings.
  • Integrate newly installed Electrical Equipment with existing facilities.
  • Review the adequacy of Existing Power Systems such as MCC Switchgears to accommodate additional loads.
  • Develop and Produce Single Line Diagrams (SLDs), Cable Routing Layouts, Protection and Metering, one Line Diagrams, Control Circuit Schematic & Motor Termination Diagrams, Electrical Cable Tray and trench Layouts.
  • Adhere to Scope of Work (SoW) on projects
  • Determine Fault Level Current and Short Circuit Analysis for Switchgears, Transformers Electric Motors.
  • Perform Assessment, Hazard Area Classification (HAC) of newly installed equipment and integrate them to existing HAC drawings.
  • Review and Generate Material Take Off (MTO) list for ongoing projects.
  • Suggest response to technical issues/queries from clients and vendors
  • Adhere to the prepared Master Document Register as it concerns Electrical discipline
  • Identify and track engineering processes and ensuring they are timely, cost effective and compliant with all relevant regulatory and quality standards.

Qualifications & Experience


  • B.Eng. Electrical Engineering or relevant field
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in similar role
  • Experience shall include design engineering in green and brown field projects.
  • Working knowledge of relevant codes and standards such as ASME, ANSI, NACE and API.
  • Familiarity with oil and gas industry design specifications and practices.
  • Thorough working knowledge of the latest design engineering, analytical techniques and software programs.
  • Strong IT skills (a good understanding and use of PDMS and Caesar 11).
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD, SKM, ETAP