Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Design Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: 0
Location: Iraq, Iraq

Job Title

Electrical Engineer


M&E / Engineering

Responsibility for People?

Mentoring/Training as necessary for Iraqi National colleagues


Local National on a 5/2 work schedule based in Field [‘Office'] with regular visits to field Facilities [‘Site']

% Travel:

Infrequent, approximately 5% [Out of Country] as required


Role and Responsibility Synopsis


Candidate shall report to Electrical Engineering Team Lead and will be an integral member of a multi-discipline Engineering Department.


Candidate's responsibilities shall include:


  • Provide technical support, as necessary, to company's Departments, namely; Brownfield and Greenfield Development Projects, Construction, Operations and Maintenance Groups, on all aspects of electrical engineering.

  • Participate in, conceptual, basic and detailed design activities.

  • Provide assurance on engineering compliance with pertinent Standards, Specifications, Codes and Regulations   Ensure that non-conformities and temporary deviations are identified, risk assessed, and plans are put in place to mitigate risks

  • Provide technical input to company's management of change process. Carry out Site Surveys, prepare Statement of Requirements, specifications, data sheets et cetera and associated deliverables for in-house and third party engineering

  • Review and approve as necessary, third party engineering deliverables

  • Produce material requisitions, technical bid evaluations, interface as necessary with vendors via Procurement Department

  • Produce design and construction work pack deliverables. Contents to include; Scopes of Work, Design/Construction Drawings, Design calculations, MTOs, Task Hazard Assessments   



  • Provide support as necessary to activity planning and progress reporting

  • Liaise and work closely with company's Electrical Technical Authority for guidance as necessary

  • Represent company on technical issues associated with 3rd party organisations, national authorities, and regulatory bodies where necessary.

  • HSE inputs to support company performance contract including safety audits, Isolation Audits, Safety Observations, Risk assessments etc.  

  • Provide input to budget planning and contract technical scope development.


Criteria & Qualifications









Skills and Experience:


  • Professional electrical engineer qualified to degree level [or equivalent]. 

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience as a Lead or Senior Electrical Engineer within Oil & Gas/Petrochemical Industries. 

  • Brownfield operational support role experience with an international oil and gas organisation.

  • Experience of detailed engineering design, procurement, construction and commissioning of HV/LV power systems incorporating power generation, HV/LV switchgear, transformers, and distribution equipment. 

  • Experience of power system design software packages. 

  • Candidate to demonstrate familiarity with all relevant industry codes, standards and practices (IEC)

  • Candidate to demonstrate good presentation and effective interdisciplinary communication skills developed in multi-national projects with diverse nationalities and cultures.

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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.