Electrical Engineer

20 Sep 2018
20 Oct 2018
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Role Summary

We are currently seeking a qualified and experienced Electrical Engineer to join our team at Fawley Refinery and Chemical Plant. The largest refinery in the UK, Fawley is a combined refining, lubricants and chemicals manufacturing site which is located on the south coast of England, on the edge of the New Forest National Park.

We offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, defined benefit pension scheme, share incentive plan, private health care for employees and their families and, where applicable, relocation assistance.Onsite facilities, including a gym, make Fawley an enjoyable place to work.

Job Role Responsibilities

Electrical Engineers are responsible for providing specialist engineering, technical and safety orientated support to the Process and Maintenance Teams in matters relating to electrical engineering systems, equipment and operation. The key responsibilities of the Electrical Engineer are to:

  • Provide specialist electrical engineering advice and recommendations to the Process and Maintenance Departments, on day to day matters such as: ensuring electrical supply meets demand; equipment failures; investigations; equipment strategies; and reliability improvements.
  • Provide professional electrical engineering support for projects, including: the preparation of screening studies, design bases and specifications for specialist projects.
  • Provide professional electrical engineering support and recommendations to management on electrical safety, infrastructure and technology issues.

The successful candidate will work with a small team, which is part of the larger Fawley Area Engineering Service (FAES) Department. The FAES Department comprises of approximately 100 multidisciplinary engineers and technicians, and provides technical support across the Fawley refining and petrochemical facility.

Further information on ExxonMobil careers in the UK can be found in our Recruitment Brochure.

Expected Level of Proficiency

To be eligible for this role, you must:

  • Hold an engineering degree in electrical engineering.
  • Be, or be working towards being, a Chartered Engineer, as defined by the Engineering Council or equivalent.
  • Have relevant electrical engineering experience in an operational environment in a heavy industry (five years+ as a guide). Candidates with less than five years' experience will also be considered if their experience is relevant.
  • Be familiar with relevant legislative requirements, particularly the Electricity at Work Regulations, 1989.

Candidates should also have demonstrated experience of:

  • Troubleshooting and fault finding electrical equipment
  • Working with high voltage switchgear
  • Working with UPS's (Uninterruptable Power Supply)
  • Working with relay protection systems
  • Supporting major maintenance activities e.g. plant shutdowns

Candidates who do not hold a degree in electrical engineering will also be considered where they:

  • Have a relevant electrical maintenance or engineering qualification at Higher National Diploma level or above
  • Can demonstrate on-going professional development / learning over multiple years, including currently working towards an engineering degree in electrical engineering, or an equivalent subject
  • Have a high degree of relevant experience in electrical engineering and / or maintenance on a heavy industry facility, meeting the experience requirements set out above.

Skills Required
Successful candidates should possess a broad range of personal effectiveness and leadership skills, with the ability to facilitate and influence business decisions in a team environment.

Application Process:

The first round of the interview process will be a telephone interview. Successful candidates will then be invited to final round interviews, comprising both technical and competency based assessments, following this.

Conditions of Employment
Successful candidates will be made a conditional offer of employment. The conditions include, but are not limited to: a satisfactory criminal records disclosure; satisfactory employment references over five years (where applicable); verification of qualifications, including any professional accreditation stated in the application; completion of a pre-employment medical, including a test for illicit or unprescribed drugs in accordance with the Company's safety policies; and the legal right to work on the agreed commencement date.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

ExxonMobil and its United Kingdom subsidiary companies, Esso Petroleum Company, Limited, and ExxonMobil Chemical Limited, are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. All applicants are offered equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities during our recruitment processes, therefore, please contact the Recruitment Team if you wish to discuss any particular requirements to enable you to complete our recruitment process.

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