Senior/Principal Engineer Electrical – Offshore Wind

With more than a hundred years of experience, Aibel is a leading supplier within the oil, gas and offshore wind industries. We offer our customers optimal and innovative solutions within engineering, construction, modifications and maintenance throughout the project's life cycle. Exciting, right?

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 close to 50 engineers in Haugesund. We need to increase the staff in several disciplines due to many ongoing and potential future projects.

We are now looking for a skilled and experienced Senior/Principal Engineer Electrical , who can contribute in Aibel’s exciting future within renewable energy / offshore wind.

Your responsibilities:

  • 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

Personal characteristics:

  • 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
  • Good communications skills in Norwegian (preferable) and English, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to understand new rules and regulations

Become our colleague:
As an employee in Aibel, you have many career opportunities. We ensure that our employees get the chance to work across disciplines, build expertise and develop their own potential. This contributes to a vibrant and engaged working environment at all our locations.
We offer flexible working hours. In a hectic everyday life, it is good to have an employer who provides you with the flexibility you need through different phases of life. In addition, the welfare clubs in Aibel offer a wide range of welfare activities and training options for all our employees.
In Aibel, we have a set of values based on us being responsible, visionary, open and flexible. We call it "we care". The values create our culture and set the standard for how we work to achieve our common goals. Aibel's employees appreciate these values, and we all have a common attitude where we care about each other, the customers, the suppliers, and the community around us.
We are committed to inclusion, equality and diversity, and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply with us, regardless of age, gender, functional capacity or ethnic background.
Because we consider our social responsibility as a fundamental prerequisite, our commitment to sustainable development is not described in a plan, but included as a natural part of our guidelines, work procedures and decision-making processes. In Aibel, we are committed to balancing the company's financial sustainability with the social and environmental responsibilities we have.

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: Department Manager Kristian Olafsrud,
Work Place: Haugesund
Application deadline: 30.05.21

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