Lead Electrical Engineer

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  • Saudi Arabia Riyadh
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas,Petrochemical
Minimum Qualifications: (Degree, training, or certification required)
Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Masters degree beneficial but not essential
Typically 10 years’ experience in the petrochemical, fertilizer, refining, oil or gas industrial environments. Ideally, 7 years should be with a recognized international FEED/EPC contractor, performing electrical engineering to build green and brown field facilities in the petrochemical, or related chemical and Fertilizer industry.
• Experience in the following
  - Complete project cycle (basic engineering and detailed engineering including construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning support) of green/ brown field projects is ideal.
  - Resolving operational / design issues
  - Electrical design specifically related to PDP & FEED
  - Pre-tender stage design
  - Scheduling, manhour control, productivity and status reporting
  - Secondment
• He shall also have following:
  - Typical FEED project size of circa 50,000 hrs
  - Up to date with the latest technical developments in the respective fields of expertise
• Supporting Procurement in meeting clients/vendors
Deep knowledge of relevant international codes i.e. IEC, NEC, NFPA, PIP, standards and Industrial practices and regulations
• Capability to interpret Project standards, specifications, analyze exceptions when put up by vendors/contractors and to provide technical and engineering support to electrical issues.
• Shall possess knowledge to review/update and develop company's electrical standards.
• Comprehensive and in- depth knowledge is essential for handling of all the activities related to development / review of electrical engineering deliverables during basic and detailed engineering phases of major projects.
• Experience in preparation of specifications. data sheets, SLD, equipment layout, cable layout, grounding layouts etc.
• Experience in preparation of Request for quotations, Material requisitions, evaluation of Technical offers, project specifications.
• Experience in selection and application of electrical equipment according process conditions.
• Capability to review and approve electrical design document.
• Knowledge in Value Engineering techniques/ practices
• Troubleshooting all electrical related malfunctions and shall have core strength to carryout Root Cause Analysis of plant's chronic problems and develop the solution for resolving such problems .
• Work with vendor technical representatives to resolve technical problems.
• In-depth experience in electrical design in PDP & FEED.
• Preparation of proposal for PDP and FEED
• Train, coach and mentor
Preparing technical articles for publication and presentation at conferences
• Good written and verbal communication skills in English Language 
• Strong interpersonal, leadership, planning, communication, analytical and problem solving skills.                      
• Strong planning, analytical and problem solving skills.
• Good presentation skills.
• Able to do following
  - take proper and quick decision. 
  - work independently
  - manage all aspects regarding to electrical design engineering
  - provide and develop appropriate technical solutions for specific project issues                                                                                                                                      • Ensure the delivery of challenging project and client targets using sound technical knowledge and decision making skills

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