Equinor – Lead Electrician Tech WHP C US

Job Description

We’re Equinor, an international energy company with a proud history. Formerly Statoil, we are 20,000 committed colleagues developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. We’re the largest operator in Norway, one of the world’s largest offshore operators, and a growing force in renewables. Driven by our Nordic urge to explore beyond the horizon, and our dedication to safety, equality and sustainability, we’re building a global business on our values and the energy needs of the future.

Job Description

Offshore (Q4 2019 ->)

Ensure safe and efficient operation of all electrical system, poewer generation and power export systems on WHP C. Lead electrician is overall responsible for all WHP C electrical systems;

Good interaction with D&W systems and team are required;

Be the Lead electricial technician fulfilling WHP C needs for availability and maintenance related to generators, transformers,variable frequency drives, electrical panels and switch gears, IEDs, motors, lighting, UPSs, etc;

Have good interaction and work integrated with PGA AND FPSO realted to operation of Peregrino electrical distribution grid;

Be the NR10 responsible person offshore, assuring compliance with Brazilian regulations is met;

Using the computerized maintenance management system (SAP) to execute the maintenance plan and update equipment history;

Reviewing and proposing changes in maintenance routines to improve the WHP C reliability and efficiency;

Continously monitoring and adjusting the spare parts and consumables stock to ensure high equipment uptime;

Ensuring compliant and efficient permit-to-work use in own area;

Ensuring that vendors and contractors providing services in own area are managed safely and effectively;

Handling emergencies as part of the emergency response team;

Onshore position Pre-ops phase (November 2018 – Q4 2019)

Participate in PGII-MC activities and work integrated in the Equinor Commissioning team temporarely located in USA;

Familiarize and support Equinor project team and the Operations team preparing for a seamless hand over, efficient and safe start-up of PGII.


5 years of experience as electrical maintenance supervisor or equivalent;

Electrical technician certificate from a market-recognized technical school (Senai or Cefet or other federal institution) or electrical engineer degree;

Fluent in english and portuguese;

Experience with industrial power generation, automated electrical installations and operation of electrical field grid systems;Experience from Peregrino WHP’s and FPSO will be considered an advantage;

Previous participation in commissioning & plant start-ups will be considered an advantage;

Experience with operation of ESP’s will be considered an advantage;

Efficient in using office computer systems;Knowledge of Brazilian applicable regulations;

Strong knowledge of Equinor management system is considered an advantage;Knowledge of work permit and maintenance management systems, preferably SAP.

Personal Qualities

Strong safety oriented culture;

Takes strong ownership of tasks, overcomes obstacles and strives to make a positive impact;

Works in a structured way and with endurance to meet agreed objectives;Has good interpersonal skills and is a good team player.

We Offer

We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.

General Information

Ability to live by “I am safety” expectations

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Portuguese. Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.

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