Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

Employer: Aker solutions
Job location
Fornebu, Norway
Job closing date

Do you want to solve tough challenges for the global energy industry?

The world's toughest job awaits. At Aker Solutions we are committed to helping the energy industry and broader society #PowerTheChange towards a low-carbon future. We are changemakers and problem solvers with more than 180 years of experience.

Our ambitions are high. By 2030, renewables and low-carbon solutions for oil and gas will make up 2/3 of our business. Do you want to be a part of driving the transition?We are specialists in managing large projects from feasibility studies and conceptual engineering, through FEED and detailed engineering.

Engineering is executing major projects across the globe in both oil and gas and renewables sector.  This includes Norway’s ground-breaking Brevik carbon capture project, as well as delivering engineering and design for Northern Lights, the world’s first CO₂ storage facility on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Further, we are studying the design and delivery of hydrogen and ammonia projects.

As part of a strategic alliance, we are also working on a large digitalization project as part of the development of the NOA oil and gas field offshore Norway, whilst pioneering new digital solutions to make operations safer and more efficient.Our Electrical, Instrument and Telecom department in Fornebu is now looking for a Principal Electrical Engineer. 


What will you be doing?

  • Discipline/Group lead for electrical system in FEED and EP projects for both renewable and oil & gas projects
  • Development of electrical basis of design, control and protection philosophy
  • Preparation of power management system specification and interface with ICS as well as preparation of black start philosophy
  • Coordination of electrical design and towards other disciplines
  • Participation in studies and concept development
  • Following up deliverables from vendors
  • Providing technical support to construction and commissioning
  • Input and use of technical registers (COMOS, MIPS, Client systems, etc.)
  • Ensuring the expectations towards HMS and quality are fulfilled
  • Take actions towards our project execution model to meet requirements in the project
  • Building a strong network with the client, vendors and internally in the group, to enable a collaborative environment

We think you should have:

  • A Master degree (MSc) electrical engineering or Bachelor degree (BSc) electrical engineering
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Relevant experience from project work
  • Cross cultural attitude and ability to work across locations
  • Advanced skills in electrical system engineering with a minimum 10 years' experience working with HV/MV/LV systems

More reasons to work with us:

  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • Fantastic office building with onsite canteen
  • Immediate proximity to public transport, restaurants and shopping
  • Free gym membership at state-of the art training facilities
  • Excellent health services provided by Aker Care


Interested? Contact us.

For more information about the position, please contact:

Lucyna Holubicka, Recruiter, NES Advantage Solutions,

Erik Næss Andersen, Senior Manager Electrical, Aker Solutions,

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NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing service.

Diversity and Inclusion

Aker Solutions is empowered by its diverse workforce. We ensure a good working environment where equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion are considered vital to our success. We believe diversity creates value, attracts talent, and makes life more interesting. We therefore encourage and welcome applications from diverse backgrounds related to race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, gender, ethnicity, disability, age, and more.

This is Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 15,000 people in more than 20 countries.