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Senior Electrical Designer @ PD&MS Group | Aberdeen

PD&MS Group

PD&MS delivers small, medium and large sized brownfield engineering and construction projects to both onshore and offshore facilities within the UKCS, and beyond. We have an excellent track record for safely and successfully delivering a vast range of work; from simple repair order type scopes, fast-track production flowline delivery, to full management of integrated multi-discipline EPCC projects. We deliver across all phases of the project, from initial concept to installation, commissioning and close out.

Job Summary

Role Summary

Working as part of a design team, the Senior Designer produces and checks engineering design deliverables.  The Senior Designer is responsible for ensuring that designs meet project requirements.


  • Represent PD&MS with Clients, Suppliers / Vendors and Certifying Authorities in a professional manner.
  • Identification of design scope of work required to undertake a project/job.  Estimation of deliverables time required to execute the scope of work.
  • Early identification to the Lead Designer of areas of concern during the course of any project or study with necessary corrective action identified.
  • Ensure operational and maintenance issues are addressed in the design.  Seeking input from operations and maintenance personnel.
  • Surveys, both onshore and offshore, to determine information to allow execution of workscopes.
  • Checking of department design deliverables.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all supervised personnel are aware of continuous improvement issues and new technology.
  • Remain up to date and knowledgeable with technical developments, client, national and international standards and legislative requirements related to the position.
  • During surveys/site visits communication with Operations and Maintenance personnel to ensure all requirements are fulfilled and determine any opportunities where PD&MS can provide engineering solutions to existing problems or for improving existing methods.
  • Production of cost effective design solutions that are fit for purpose, safe and add value to both PD&MS and the Client and motivation of discipline personnel to do similarly. 

Competency Standards

  • HND in relevant engineering discipline
  • HNC in relevant engineering discipline
  • Previous demonstrable experience in detailed design
  • Experience in design checking
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant oil and gas industry codes and standards
  • Understanding of all engineering disciplines
  • Highly competent in the use of Autodesk design products
  • Good understanding of drilling operations and maintenance activities
  • Good understanding of drilling rig equipment and systems
  • Survival BOSIET/FOET with CA-EBS
  • MIST
  • Exposure to People Management
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Short Info

  • Published:6 days ago
  • Job poster:PD&MS Group
  • Experience: Mid-Senior Level
  • Location:Aberdeen
  • Type: Contract
  • Salary:Negotiable
  • Application Deadline:01-08-2019