Electrical Engineers design, develop and maintain electrical systems and/or components to required standards. The focus is normally on safety, reliability, quality and sustainability.Electrical Engineers support the electrical and control equipment both onshore and offshore to ensure that it remains efficient and productive.Electrical Engineers can work for a range of companies including companies who own or manage production facilities (known as Operators), Service Companies and Engineering Consultancies.

Provides technical and engineering support and guidance to offshore or on site teams.Monitors the performance of the electrical, instrument, automation and communication systems.Ensures that electrical and electronic systems meet statutory and regulatory requirements.Undertakes in-depth analyses/studies of problems and identify longer-term solutions and/or options.

Reviews and comments on supplier information and assists with inspection and testing.Produces budgets and plans for specific studies or modifications and manages the cost control process.Through your career you might progress to become a Senior Engineer, Principal Engineer or a Consultant. It may also be possible to become a Team Leader or Manager.

Electrical engineering deals with the study, design, development and testing of electronics and electrical equipment. Engineers in this field can specialize in several sub-disciplines such as power, controls, electronics, instrumentation, communications and more. It is a broad field that spans the industry and requires in-depth knowledge of electronic theory, mathematics, CAD systems, reading schematics and circuit layout.