Lead Electrical Engineer

Would you like to combine your knowledge of electrical engineering and project management skills? Do you have a self-directed attitude, always seeking out for new learning opportunities? Then this is your chance! We are looking for a Lead Electrical Engineer to join our New Build team.

About the job

The main role of the Lead Electrical Engineer is the improvement of the OP16 Gas Turbine Package. You will take a lead technical role during the project execution and bring your experience to the New Build team.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Continuous improvement of the current design of the package based on own experience, lessons learned and feedback from other departments;
  • Executing internal and external projects;
  • Coordination of Electrical Engineering tasks during the project execution;
  • Ensuring the design with accordance to the specific requirements of the customer.
  • Pro-actively sharing your knowledge with (junior) colleagues.

Your profile

We are looking for a pro-active colleague with strong organizational and communication skills and deep understanding of power generation, control panel hardware, instrumentation, design for manufacturability and maintainability.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering;
  • 10 years of experience in industrial installations in Oil & Gas industry;
  • Experience with service and/or production environments (practical mindset);
  • Experience with E-Plan;
  • Experience with Tacton is appreciated;
  • Experience in Lean organizations and Lean oriented design is an advantage;
  • Attention to quality and safety consciousness;
  • English language and communication skills (verbal and in writing) on CEFR level C1;
  • Dutch language (verbal and writing) on CEFR level B2.

What do we offer?

OPRA’s products are high tech and our markets are global and exciting. You will be working at an international company of qualified and enthusiastic people from various disciplines and of many different nationalities. Fast decision making, short connections, innovation on every corner.

  • Competitive remuneration package and a clear path to grow within the company;
  • Joining an exciting journey of a fast-growing organization;
  • An international work environment with knowledgeable colleagues.


If you wish to apply for this job, please upload your CV and motivation letter in English. If you have any questions about the job, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Jan 13

OPRA will exhibit at IPTC, International Petroleum Technology Conference, in Saudi Arabia, from 13-15 January 2020.