Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Electrical Engineering
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: £125000 per annum
Location: Geismar, Louisiana, United States

Essential Duties/ Role Purpose:


  • Ensure all Control & Electrical (C&E) design and equipment installations/refurbishments on the site are following NFPA, NEMA, NEC, etc. and Client standards/ regulations
  • Contribute to and ensure compliance with Site's C&E strategy
  • Provide technical support and oversight to deliver the Site Capital expenditure portfolio in line with business, HSE & site sustenance requirements
  • Manage significant C&E engineering capital projects on the Site ensuring the timely implementation of new or improved assets consistent with business requirements and within agreed cost and safety parameters
  • Actively contribute to and participate in the site Instrumentation and Electrical stewardship driving key Maintenance and Engineering initiatives and supporting production requirements
  • Improve asset reliability and integrity through technical support of the maintenance function for C&E assets



  • Professionally and systematically guide the refinement of the preventive maintenance function on electrical systems to achieve optimization
  • Ensure the application of NFPA/NEC regulatory standards and Client codes of practice within the site engineering/ maintenance organization
  • Manage the engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, and handover of capital projects where appointed Lead Engineer ensuring full integration of these phases and implementing effective scope control, risk management, cost, and progress reporting
  • Set success criteria for the C&E department and formulate project execution strategies to ensure that the project team (e.g., the design and construction contractors and equipment suppliers) meet those criteria
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with site personnel to ensure their commitment to maintenance and project objectives, to anticipate and resolve technical difficulties and to minimize any disruptive effect of maintenance/ projects on production
  • Manage C&E project engineering and design resource availability/competency in conjunction with standards owners, understand the appropriate National/ International standards and industry best practice
  • In conjunction with Client Responsible Engineers review site design standards in line with the appropriate National/ International standards and industry best practice for C&E functional areas. Implement suitable standards for equipment and service provision

Critical Knowledge:


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from ABET accredited school
  • Professional Engineering license/ Electrical preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in a direct manufacturing Electrical Engineering role.
  • Chemical/Refinery maintenance and/or project experience (maintenance preferred)
  • Knowledge of applicable NFPA(NEC) and NEMA codes
  • Substantial engineering knowledge and experience in specialist areas, hazardous electrical area classification, MV/ LV electrical systems, SIL, etc.

Critical Experience:

  • Have a minimum of 2 years' experience of engineering project delivery
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Member of appropriate professional body (e.g., IEEE)
  • Self-motivated, responsible and team-oriented individual
  • Full cognizance of plant and related safety standards and procedures

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.