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Lead E&I ENGINEER - Angola

Req Id:  3375
Job Family:  Operations - Onshore Engineer

Luanda Shorebase, Luanda Shorebase

SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. We share our experience to make it happen.  Take part in a world-class, diverse, and talented team committed to responsible business conduct and see where the future takes you.   #ENERGYCOMMITTED

Lead E&I Engineer – Angola


The Lead E&I Engineer will provide detailed input into the design of new projects; feedback lessons learned from existing Units into the design of new projects.


You will supervise and assist the Completions and Unit staff during energizing of equipment and commissioning during the start-up phase and go on to manage day-to-day maintenance of the offshore electrical systems.


On a Day to Day basis you will:


    • Report on deficiencies and posit remedial action. Priorities include maintaining critical safety systems and optimizing reliability and maintenance intervention costs.
    • Support Electrical Supervisors with Technical and Maintenance guidance.
    • Support Instrument Supervisors with Technical and Maintenance guidance.
    • Support & advise ICSS Specialists including coordinating third party specialists.
    • Ensure Fiscal Metering maintenance, calibration and certification integrity;
    • Support Procurement with technical specifications and standards advice.
    • Support Project and Shutdown Teams from design to post installation.
    • Trouble shoot and diagnose offshore electrical, instrumentation technical issues.
    • Compile preservation, energisation and commissioning data,
    • Compile registers (Ex) of electrical equipment, reviewing technician performance, training and Ex competency.
    • Participate in and verify commissioning activities related to electrical equipment (loop checks, etc)
    • Perform Audits of offshore installations and regular site visits, supervision & support of onshore electrical engineers and technical participation in upgrade projects/shutdowns.
    • Attend Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs) and Site Acceptance Tests (SATs) for major electrical equipment (switchgear, control panels, motors, alternators)


  • Educated to HNC/HND/BSc or equivalent standard in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience of HV/LV electrical system design, maintenance & operation
  • Practical knowledge of Permit To Work (PTW), Electrical Isolation Standards, Risk Assessment (RA), Power Management System, Power Generation on HV / LV.
  • Experience of instrument selection, installation, calibration and diagnosis.
  • Knowledge of electrical equipment in hazardous areas and IEC 60079 standards.
  • Familiarity with office desktop packages and software-based maintenance systems
  • Effective communication, report writing, organizational & analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, effective team member and communicate effectively with offshore and onshore staff at all levels
  • Ability to supervise, support and mentor engineers within the onshore team.
  • Ability to travel internationally, including offshore facilities.
  • Oil and Gas industry experience preferable.


SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”).  SBM Offshore provides floating production solutions to the offshore energy industry, over the full product lifecycle. The Company is market leading in leased floating production systems delivered to date, with multiple units currently in operation and has unrivalled operational experience in this field. The Company’s main activities are the design, supply, installation, operation and the life extension of floating production solutions for the offshore energy industry.  As of December 31, 2018, Group companies employ approximately 4,350 people worldwide, including circa 650 contractors, which are spread over offices in key markets, operational shore bases and the offshore fleet of vessels. Group Companies employ a further 400 people, working for the joint ventures with two construction yards. For further information, please visit our website at www.sbmoffshore.com. The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V. directly and indirectly owns investments are separate entities.