Senior Engineer Electrical - Offshore Wind

Due to a growing market within renewable energy / offshore wind, Aibel see the need to further strengthen and increase manpower in the offshore wind department in Haugesund. This department is part of the business unit Field Development and Offshore Wind and counts today 55 engineers in Haugesund. We need to increase the staff in several disciplines due to many ongoing and future projects within high voltage substations (HVDC or HVAC), offshore wind parks and electrification projects.

We are now looking for a skilled and experienced electrical engineer who can contribute in Aibel’s exciting future within renewable energy / offshore wind

Your responsibilities will be:

We are looking for skilled electrical Engineers for design and engineering of auxiliary electrical system for offshore wind HVDC platforms with following knowledge and experience:

  • Discipline lead and/or discipline engineer in large projects.
  • System design including philosophies and calculations.
  • Design of main switchboards, sub distribution and UPS system.
  • Design of single line drawings, block diagrams, layouts, cable schedule and load list.
  • Short circuit calculations / protection and discrimination coordination study
  • Electrical load study and load flow calculations
  • Lighting calculations
  • Heat trace design and calculations.
  • Small power design including lighting and socket layouts.
  • Earthing and lightning design.
  • EMC and Ex design.
  • Review vendor documentation
  • Installation details and standards.
  • Interface with other disciplines.
  • Implement information to Aibel’s Engineering Information System (EIS/Aveva) and document system (ProArc)
  • Experience with FebDok


  • Master or bachelor degree – Electrical
  • Experience from electrical engineering in large modification projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf
  • Experience and knowledge of electrical design according to relevant standard such as DNV, NORSOK, ATEX, PTIL, IEC and VDE
  • Min 5 year work experience within electrical
  • Recent graduates are encouraged to apply

Personal characteristics:

  • Good communication skills
  • Cooperative working attitude and acceptance for multicultural team environment
  • Ability to work independently and thorough as well as ability to work in team
  • Good multidiscipline understanding
  • Have a high loyalty to deadlines and quality requirements
  • Be proactive, seeking advice and share own experiences with others
  • Communicate well in English – both oral and in writing
  • Knowledge of Norwegian language can ba an advantage

Become our colleague:
Aibel offers many career opportunities. With us, you can work across disciplines, build competence and develop your own potential. This contributes to a vibrant and engaging work environment. We also offer flexible working hours, and our welfare clubs have a wide range of activities and training opportunities for all our employees.

Our value program "We Care" – encourages us to be responsible, visionary, open and flexible. The values reflect the attitudes we have at work and set the standard for how to achieve our goals. We value inclusion, equality and diversity, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply, regardless of age, gender, functional ability and ethnicity.

Our overall strategy is to gradually develop our business from oil and gas towards renewable solutions. Because we view our social responsibility as a fundamental prerequisite, sustainable development is a natural part of our guidelines, work procedures and decision-making processes.

Can you identify with our values, and are you inspired by our vision? Then we would like to hear from you!

Application deadline and contact information:
For questions regarding the position, please contact: Line Manager Kristian Olasrud, +47 47337557,
Work Place: Haugesund
Application deadline: 15.03.2023

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