E&I Systems Engineer - VR/29588

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Status: Permanent
Location: Westhill
Rate: Available Upon Request

Currently recruiting for an experienced E&I Systems Engineer on a permanent staff basis for a global Subsea company based in Westhill, Aberdeenshire.


The E&I Systems Engineer will provide technical support to electrical, DP and marine control systems for vessels, sites and departments. Reporting to the E&I System Superintendent, the E&I Systems Engineer will have the following main duties and responsibilities:


  • Providing technical support to ensure the operation, modification and maintenance of electrical and instrumentation systems associated with company assets/vessels are fully operational and in compliance with current legislation.
  • Ensuring the efficient execution of projects (office and site) based tasks within the agreed time frames and budgets, as per company project management processes.
  • Directly supervising and controlling 3rd party suppliers, including direct onsite/on-board supervision.



  • Providing technical support fleet-wide, covering vessel electrical infrastructure including:
  • High voltage systems, power generation and switchgear.
  • Low voltage systems, power generation and switchgear.
  • Power management systems, control units and svc interface.
  • Protection systems and relays.
  • Providing guidance and technical documentation for upgrade and modification work on all electrical systems.
  • Controlling and developing fleet wide maintenance schedules.
  • Providing technical cover and emergency response support, including travel/vessel attendance, and incident investigations.
  • Developing specifications, liaising with suppliers, reviewing tenders and procuring electrical equipment, systems, hardware and software.



  • Providing technical support, fleet wide to cover vessel instrumentation including:
  • Propulsion control systems.
  • DP control and position reference systems.
  • Navigation systems.
  • Vessel monitoring systems including alarm systems, PA, PMS and condition monitoring systems.
  • Life-saving systems, fire detection, gas detection and fixed fire-fighting systems.



  • Liaising and supporting across other technical disciplines for all electrical and instrumentation interfaces.
  • Supporting and feeding into conceptual design studies for new assets to ensure electrical infrastructure is fit for purpose and a robust design, including future upgrade/expansion options, are comprehensively considered.
  • Technical review of options for modifications and life extension.





  • A Degree or HNC/HND qualification in a relevant electrical/instrumentation engineering discipline.
  • Experience in the Offshore / Marine industries.
  • Experience in the design, installation, modification and support of marine electrical systems.
  • Knowledge of vessel electrical / instrumentation equipment and operating routines.
  • Knowledge of electrical (marine) systems or HV / power and generation, as well as project management procedures.
  • Ability to communicate technical requirements between operators, vendors and colleagues.
  • Experience in supervising project specifications and vendors.
  • Ability to understand electrical drawings, concepts and designs.



  • Experience with operating and maintaining HV and LV power distribution equipment.
  • Operational knowledge of DP, navigation and bridge equipment.
  • Knowledge of planned maintenance systems.
  • Experience in project management.
  • Familiarity with classification society regulations for marine installations.
  • Knowledge of FMEA and FMECA processes.


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