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Electrical Engineer



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Centrica Storage Limited (CSL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centrica plc and is legally, financially and physically separate from the rest of Centrica. CSL operates the Rough gas storage facility in the southern North Sea and the Easington onshore gas processing terminal in East Yorkshire. It is the largest gas storage facility in the UK, providing approximately 70% of space and able to meet approximately 10% of the UK’s current peak gas demand.

  • Location: Hedon for the first 3 months, then the office will be moving to Hessle
  • Permanent; Full time

The Role

You’ll be assisting the Electrical Technical Authority in managing Electrical Engineering activities across all of CSL’s operated assets including Safety, Operational, Financial, Environmental, Legal, Reputation & Plant maintenance support. You’ll provide electrical technical support and input for any proposed engineering modifications, technical projects and asset maintenance activities.

You will also support the Electrical Technical Authority in developing discipline specific strategies, managing technical and operational risks, setting project and engineering technical specifications, developing and managing technical support contracts and audit of technical framework for discipline.

A key requirement of the role is to provide direct support to CSL’s operated assets. This will involve regular travel to the onshore terminal and offshore assets, and will also involve overnight stays on the offshore assets.

Your day to day duties will include:

  • Manage the electrical ‘Ex’ database within the CMMS
  • Carry out electrical authorisation assessments on behalf of the Electrical Technical Authority
  • Ensure maintenance strategy and standards within discipline are enacted within all of CSL’s operated assets
  • Provide technical discipline input into operational risk management
  • Ensure the optimal technical solution for projects are selected
  • Develop concept and front end definition of technical project scopes
  • Support the design, construction and commissioning stages of the Projects as appropriate including the resolution of technical queries
  • Support & participate in HS&E improvement initiatives to manage people, legislative & environmental risk
  • Be a member of the IMT duty rota to provide 24 hour incident support to CSL operated assets

The Person

As a self-starter, you’ll operate with broad direction from the Electrical Technical Authority. You’ll have a well developed planning and organisational ability, coupled with the confidence to act with authority and demonstrate leadership skills.

You’ll have experience of electrical engineering within the Oil & Gas or associated major accident hazard process industries, both on and offshore. You’ll also have experience in the design and specification of electrical equipment in hazardous areas. COMPEX Ex12 module is preferred. We’ll expect you to have good insight into the market and be able to assess the commercial impact of engineering decisions.

A degree in electrical engineering (or appropriate and relevant experience) is essential. Chartered Engineer status and experience of using SAP is also desirable.

You should be skilled in the application of functional assurance processes and be able to apply HSE principles across all technical activities.

The Company

Competitive salary plus excellent benefits.

Centrica Storage Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centrica plc. With our head office in Staines and main engineering office in Hedon, we operate the Rough gas storage facility in the southern North Sea, the York off and onshore gas processing facility and the Easington onshore gas processing terminal in East Yorkshire. Our Rough gas storage facility, the largest in the UK represents around 75% of UK’s current storage capacity. Gas is stored in the Rough field on behalf of a large number of customers, including utilities, gas traders and gas producers. Centrica Storage's commercial team is separated from those parts of Centrica that deal in gas supply, gas shipping, trading and storage procurement

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button. Please upload your cover letter and CV as one document.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email antonia.fella@britishgas.co.uk typing ‘Update required: Electrical Engineer R9928638’ in the subject title.

Agencies: Centrica operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to PSL@centrica.com