Skip to main content

Senior Engineer - Electrical


London, United Kingdom
Apply by:
May 31, 2024
Position type:
Employment type:
Full Time
Job category:
Job ID #:

Do you want to play a role in the transition to sustainable energy production?


At Aker Solutions we are committed to helping the energy industry and broader society #PowerTheChange towards a low-carbon future. 

We are changemakers and problem solvers with more than 180 years of experience. Our ambitions are high. By 2030, renewables and low-carbon solutions for oil and gas will make up two-thirds of our business. Do you want to be a part of driving the transition?

Our Front-End department in London is now looking for a Senior Engineer to join the team.

What will you be doing?

Produce Electrical Design Philosophies for both Greenfield and Brownfield projects for both onshore and offshore. Production of Key Overall SLDs designs and drafting of SLDs. Production of Load Lists based on MELs. Input into overall Basis of Design documents. Production of electrical section of design reports. Work to produce layouts of electrical equipment including weight estimates. Input into cost and scheduling estimates. Help produce heat load emissions of electrical equipment for HVA/C and Process requirements. Work closely with other disciplines such as Process, Mechanical, Structural, Control and Instrumentation and Technical Safety, weight control engineers to develop Concept and Pre-Feed solutions. Work closely with Clients including face to face meetings and presentations. Work closely with external Power System Analysis consultants to give requirements of study and to review study results. Checking and review of electrical documents and other disciplines documents. Typical projects are HVDC and HVAC offshore substations, electrification of existing offshore Oil and Gas platforms, green hydrogen plants, Oil and Gas facilities and Carbon Capture plants.

We think you should have:

Minimum BSc or BEng degree. Minimum 10 years’ experience, including: Experience of Concept and Pre-FEED projects Experience of Greenfield and Brownfield projects Use of Power System Analysis software such as ETAP or PowerFactory to carry out short circuit, load flow and motor starting studies. Experience of hazardous area electrical equipment Knowledge of high voltage systems at 110kV and 220kV up to 400kV (desirable) Knowledge of equipment such as GIS, Power Generation, Power Transformers, HV switchgear, MCCs, AC and DC UPS, PMS, cables, motors, NERs, VSDs, soft starters and emergency power generation. Preferable to have both onshore and offshore experience. Knowledge of EMC, earthing and lightning protection. Knowledge of IEC standards and EU Directives. Knowledge of Excel, Word, XaitPorter and CAD programs.

More reasons to work with us:

  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • Immediate proximity to public transportation 
  • Join a company committed to becoming a significant player in the energy transition 

Interested? Contact us.

For more information about the position, please contact Lloyd Odili, Regional Lead : email

NES Advantage is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing service.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our goal is to make Aker Solutions a place where everyone can perform at their best by creating opportunities for all. We see diversity as a source of creativity, innovation, and as a key competitive advantage. Diversity includes not only gender, ethnicity, or age but also disabilities, religion, sexual orientation, and many other parts of one’s identity. We welcome your application no matter who you are or where you come from and encourage you to let us know if you need any supportive adjustments throughout the recruitment process. 

This is Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 11,000 people in more than 15 countries.