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Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer, Esbjerg

  • Job reference: EN-003017
  • Sector: Energy, Oil & Gas
  • Location: Esbjerg
Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer, Esbjerg.

The Role

Within our Engineering and Consulting (E&C) UK & Europe business, the Esbjerg operation is an important part of the link into the Danish offshore sector and clients, and an important part of growth and diversification plans within mainland Europe.  The team is currently a multi-discipline team supporting mainly Oil & Gas clients in engineering consultancy and modifications & upgrades, but with intent to grow into other Energy sectors, especially Offshore Wind.  The Esbjerg operation also acts as a conduit for specialist work that is carried out by other parts of the Energy business, and draws in resources from this wider business to execute work locally.

As we make progress with our Energy mission to make a difference by improving lives through safer, cleaner, smarter energy, we are seeking a Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer to bring enthusiasm and experience to our existing electrical / instrumentation team. The role will add to and develop with the team in terms of technical skills, capabilities and project delivery.

Within this role, you will also have a focus on delivery technical engineering work, including electrical and instrumentation design and calculations. As part of the team there will be opportunity to assist with winning work, engaging with clients and developing relationships.  Our multidisciplinary team carries out many projects that involve interaction across disciplines and there are great opportunities to interact with the rest of the E&C business in the UK and across the globe. 

The Person

You will have good technical experience coupled with the drive to develop skill sets and mentor in Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering. You will have good verbal and written communication skills.  You will be passionate about delivering safe, smart solutions and services to our clients. You should have an easy-going personality who can work well within a small team as well as alone and with other disciplines.



The ideal candidate will have technical knowledge and/or understanding across:

• Fire & Gas, ESD and SCADA systems
• Design and modification of electrical and instrument installations offshore
• Design and modification to control, monitoring and safety systems offshore
• Participating in several minor modification projects simultaneously
• Delivering projects to a high quality with often short deadlines

The following is also desirable:

• Qualified to degree level or higher in a relevant engineering, scientific or technical discipline
• Experience of the Offshore Oil and Gas industry
• Experience in electrical and instrumentation design and calculations for the offshore industry
• A limited knowledge of Process and/or Piping disciplines
• Good command of the English language, both written & spoken

About us

This is an exciting time for Atkins, our recent acquisition by SNC-Lavalin means that we are diversifying our portfolio to become a more global organisation. This promises to offer unprecedented career opportunities to our staff whilst we continue to grow our existing business units. For both Atkins and SNC-Lavalin, we continue to invest in people. Without the technical excellence of some 45,000 staff we would not be one of the world’s leading engineering and design consultancies. Our philosophy is to help our people navigate a career path which enables them to achieve their ambitions. We offer flexible, rewarding work packages tailored towards career progression, which are founded on the principles of growth, ambition and excellence.

Our Engineering and Consultancy business is delivering engineering, design and consultancy solutions to the oil and gas and Offshore Wind sectors all over the world. Merging original thinking with our experience from 60 years in the energy industry, we help transform the potential of existing infrastructure as well as new resource sand technology. We listen and lead across boundaries, bringing lessons learned from one industry or discipline to another to help realise our client’s vision. We deliver what we say we will, building relationships based on trust and integrity: there when we’re needed, fast; committed for the long term; adapting to changes and leaning into challenges.

People join us because they share a desire to be at the forefront of the energy sector and deliver outstanding projects. We empower our people to be the professional individuals they want to be, working on projects they feel proud of, making a different to the world they live in and the legacy they leave behind.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV,  details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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