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Electrical Construction Engineer (Topside)

Vacancy Number: 22417
Location: Baku
Date Posted: January 11, 2019


Electrical Construction Engineer (Topside)



Site based in Azerbaijan



Until 29th October 2022



This role is for the Azeri Central East (ACE) project. The Project will build a new Integrated Production, Drilling, Utilities and Quarters Offshore platform to be installed in the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan. The project is currently in Define phase and is planned to enter Execute in 1Q19.

The role will be based at the selected fabrication facility in Baku (Azerbaijan), and will report to the ACE Lead Electrical Construction Engineer, who in turn reports to the ACE Topsides Construction Lead.


Key accountabilities

The ACE Electrical Construction Engineer will be responsible for delivery of Electrical construction/installation across designated areas of the ACE Topsides, with specific emphasis as follows;


  • Demonstrate excellent personal HSSE leadership and HSE behaviours. Lead, by example, with regards to company’s HSE policy.
  • Fulfil the role of BP focal-point for electrical construction/installation delivery across designated platform areas, providing ongoing technical oversight and guidance to Construction Contractor.
  • Actively participate in construction-related decisions; collaborate with ACE Lead Electrical Construction Engineer to provide a discipline perspective to schedules, design deliverables, materials purchases, material delivery configuration and sequence, as well as development of any required subcontracts.
  • Interface with Design and Fabrication Contractors to ensure electrical constructability input is being actively considered and implemented.
  • Develop and maintain all required project documentation, including all associated electrical preservation procedures.
  • Provide all necessary electrical input to ACE Construction Execution Plan, Mechanical Completion Plan, Construction Work Package Plan (CWPP) and Construction Site Surveillance Plan.
  • Support the development and implementation of project modernisation and transformation solutions across the project construction discipline.
  • Provide field oversight of all electrical construction/installation activities, from start through final acceptance including Mechanical Completion Handover processes.
  • Anticipate and identify adverse trends/events throughout the electrical fabrication and construction cycle and work with the relevant parties to avoid them or achieve timely resolution.



Educated to Degree Level


Essential Experience and job requirements

  • A high-level of communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Significant experience (5+ years) of electrical construction/installation, including knowledge of associated codes and practices.
  • Experience of effectively interfacing and working together with Design / Construction Contractors and Operations entities.
  • Experience with HSSE issues related to on-site construction activities.
  • Deep understanding of BP Construction Defined Practice and the latest international standards that assure integrity of build and construction quality.


Desirable Criteria

  • Previous experience in similar role would be a distinct advantage.
  • Knowledge of Azeri and/or Russian languages would be a distinct advantage
  • CompEx Training certificate
  • Electrical Competency certificate




Please send your CV to Gwenael:

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