What does the work consist of?
The Electrician is responsible for ensuring that the operation and maintenance of the electrical installations and the electrical equipment is kept on a high level so break down during operation is avoided. The Electrician also ensures that deviations from the explosion proof integrity of installations and equipment within the hazardous zones are indentified and reported to the Electrical Supervisor.
What do I need to know to hold the position?
In order to hold this position, you must have the following:
- One of the following:
Certified Industrial Electrician with recognized National Apprenticeship, Certificate or Diploma such as Academy Profession, City & Guilds, Capstone Assessment or similar.
Higher Degree in Electrical Engineering on a Bachelor or Master Level with further practical experience in accordance with requirements from the National Authorities.
- Experience with relevant equipment, including electromechanical, electronic and programmable equipment; hydraulic and pneumatic systems; analogue and digital transmitters
How do I get there?
You must be a certified Electrician with several years of experience in working with the relevant equipment. Often, you will start your career offshore as an Assistant Electrician and progress from there, but with the proper experience, you can start directly as Electrician.