Project Engineer - Electrical & Instrumentation

  • Job Reference: 3859
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2024
  • Employer: SGN
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £43,000 to £64,600
  • Sector: Operations
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 24 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Project Engineer – Electrical & Instrumentation

(24-month Fixed-term Contract)

Location: Glasgow/Edinburgh

Salary: £43k - £64.6k per annum (Dependent on skills & qualifications)

Reference: REQ3859


Do you want to be a part of an innovative and supportive team, where there are great opportunities for career progression and development?

The Project Engineer – Electrical & Instrumentation will help drive SGN’s realization of modernisation in the future of energy through supporting SGN’s Operational Technology (OT) cyber security initiatives, so come join a team of forward thinkers.

As Project Engineer - E&I you will be part of a diverse team responsible for delivering SGN’s OT cyber security control system upgrade, with you being the ‘Competent Person’ (CP) during Management of Change (MoC) activities at site.  The Project Engineer E&I will focus on ensuring projects and 3rd parties operate safely and in accordance with new and existing E&I policies and procedures.

The Project Engineer E&I is responsible for a wide range of activities supporting our team, systems integrators and other SGN OT projects across the wider SGN community. The work will include but not be limited to; PS/6 Management of Change (MoC) and Non-routine Operation documentation (NRO) initiation, Installation, Testing and commissioning activities.


I keep people safe and warm by…  

  • Being the ‘Competent Person’ (CP) during management of change activities at site
  • Being the CP for site-specific PS5/6/8 management of change documents and Non-Routine Operation (NRO) documentation
  • Providing oversight of 3rd party Systems Integrators at site to ensure correct execution of change
  • Performing surveys to confirm site project readiness
  • Ensuring installation, commissioning and testing processes are completed
  • Ensuring low voltage isolation and electrical installation practices are followed
  • Initiating red line drawings, and ensure drawings are passed to the Project Co-Ordinator
  • Coordinating with the other E&I and Major project teams to confirm responsibilities under PS/6 and NRO to maximise efficiency
  • Contributing to the building and adherence to project schedules
  • Engaging with internal and external stakeholders
  • Researching and reviewing information for stakeholders
  • Helping optimise MoC surrounding project implementations
  • Assisting deployment programme momentum and effective use of personnel
  • Providing support/responses to project queries to stakeholders
  • Using various computer systems and software packages
  • Traveling to sites across Scotland


What you’ll need

We are looking to add an active member to our team who can work cohesively and autonomously.

The ideal candidate will have relevant work experience in the following disciplines:

  • Demonstratable “hands-on” experience of implementing electrical and instrumentation systems for a utility, Integrator, or automation driven organisation
  • Experience of Management of Change in an industrial process environment
  • Knowledge and training in safe isolation practices and permit to work processes
  • Knowledge of ATEX, DSEAR (Dangerous Substances and explosives Atmospheres Regulations) and Hazardous Areas
  • Exposure to IP networking and OT systems and a willingness and ability to learn new skills
  • Understand the importance of Cyber Security in an OT environment

We’re also looking for;

  • A great communicator with strong interpersonal skills
  • Someone that can demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving
  • Diligent, organised, with an attention to detail and strong written skills
  • Hold a full valid driving license
  • Be successful in securing SC clearance


If you don’t have all the qualifications, we would still love to hear from you… we provide our own specialised learning and development programs, providing access to learning tools to help you acquire the skills needed to excel in our environment.


Why SGN?

SGN is currently paving the way in cutting-edge research and development towards a net zero energy system. We’re on a journey to transform the future of gas, and we think supporting outside the box – futuristic technologies and robotics are leading our innovation so that we can strive every day to make the world a better place and look after each other, and our customers’ safety. Be part of something big and make a difference today!

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Here’s what we offer you:

Everyone is different, so there’s something in our benefits package for everyone.

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Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do.

We want our workplace to be an innovative and inclusive place to work, where every single person feels empowered to achieve professional success.

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