Electrical Engineer (Marine Systems)

Job Responsibilities

Marine Operations and Dynamic Positioning Services is a team within our Noble Denton marine services service area which perform a wide number of different marine advisory and consultancy services including, but not limited to:

  • Dynamic Positioning Services.
  • Assurance on Mission Specific Elements like Dive Systems, ROV Systems, Cranes, cable & Pipelay, lifting and Ballast systems.
  • Vessel assurance inspections and marine surveys (CMID, OVID, on/off-hire, condition, suitability).
  • Towing Vessel Approval Scheme (TVAS).
  • Advisory services for rig moves, float-over operations, FPSO relocations, mooring operations, offshore heavy lifts, subsea power cable installations and all operations related to offshore wind farms.
  • General marine consultancy.
  • Marine casualty/ Incident investigation.
  • Development and implementation of marine assurance procedures.
  • Provision of marine advisory support on traditional oil and gas and renewables projects including as Marine Warranty Surveyor.

We are looking for an experienced electrical engineer to further enhance our marine operations team. The team is multi-disciplined and comprises of master mariners, electrical engineers, marine systems engineers and control system engineers who work individually or collectively on a wide variety of multi-disciplinary projects. Personnel can be involved in many different types of work and can range from anything from single day surveys to part of a team delivering ongoing services throughout a client’s marine operations.

Your role as an Electrical Engineer will be to perform a variety of tasks, as listed below, on the electrical power generation and distribution systems onboard the vessel (generators, switchgear, circuit protection, UPS, battery chargers, emergency power systems, fault propagation, HV & LV systems), including electrical systems asscoiated with mission critical equipment such as dive systems, ballast and bilge systems, cranes, pipelay and cablelay equipment:

  • Perform Failure Modes and Effects Analysis.
  • Create proving trials programs to support the desktop FMEA.
  • Create annual trials programs for the ongoing verification and validation of the FMEA.
  • Attend onboard vessels to witness proving and annual trials.
  • General Marine consultancy within the electrical discipline.
  • Perform risk based critical analysis with respect to electrical systems on mission specific equipment with regards to design, operational interface, capability and general suitability for intended operations.
  • Review of fault protection studies, short circuit analysis, voltage dip ride through studies and similar electrical calculation/simulation studies.

To qualify, we need you to have:

  • Electrical engineering degree or suitable experience from a suitable role working at sea (ETO for example)
  • Experience of performing FMEAs on marine systems.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with IMCA, IMO, MTS and OCIMF codes and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of and experience with dynamic positioning systems.
  • Current offshore medical and survival certificate.
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Office suite as a minimum).
  • Good report writing and technical authoring skills.

Below qualifications will additionally maximize your chances:

  • Achieved or working towards Chartered (CEng) or Incorporated (IEng) Electrical Engineer status.
  • Achieved or working towards IMCA DP Trials Practitioner or DP Technical Authority Accreditation Scheme.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of redundant marine systems and DNV-RP-D102
  • Knowledge and understanding of Dynamic Positioning operations with closed bus power systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of the application of hybrid power systems on offshore vessels

In addition, the following attributes would be welcome although not essential:

  • Understanding of computer applications (Oracle/ SAP/ I Inspect, etc.).
  • Good existing network within the UK Maritime and Energy market.
  • Good existing network within the offshore industry professional bodies.

Traits we value:

  • Good communication skills at all levels of an organisation, both internally and externally.
  • Flexibility in working conditions including a willingness to travel offshore and overseas often adhoc or at very short notice.
  • Motivation to learn and grow their professional career.

There are plenty of opportunities for personal growth through our 70-20-10 philosophy (70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training) and an individual career development plan.

The position is rewarded appropriately, including benefits such as:

  • A permanent contract.
  • Lifestyle benefits (26 days of annual leave + opportunity for up to 10 days unpaid leave, sabbatical leave, flexible working options).
  • Wellbeing benefits (inc Private Medical and Dental Insurance, Health Assessments, Gym allowance and free fruit).
  • Pension Scheme: employer-matched pension contributions (employer contribution - up to 9%).
  • Travel benefits (inc Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work Scheme).
  • Life Assurance and Group Income Protection benefits.
  • Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme (for personal use).
  • Re-imbursement of relevant Professional Membership Fees (up to £500).
  • Access to employee retail discount site for high street and on-line shopping.
  • Company contribution towards; eye tests and glasses (for computer/ laptop users), and Flu Vaccination.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) – providing free and confidential support for issues including work, family, relationships, money and health.
Job location

London, England, United Kingdom