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Electrical Senior Technician

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Doha
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/06/2014
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The Company:
Our client is a state owned petroleum company.

The Role:
The duties include but not limited to:

i. Supervises, co-ordinates and participates in the activities of subordinate Technicians within the areas of Gas Distribution System, Marine Terminal and Tank Farm facilities to include a variety of low and high voltage rotating equipment complete with their associated control systems. Crude oil HV loading pumps, motor operated valves, air compressors and all associated electrical distribution and control systems. Supervises, monitors and directs company nominated trainees with particular reference to Qatari development.
ii. Receives incoming job requests through the computer based planning system (SAP), and discusses detailed work steps with his superior. Determines priorities, materials required and estimates man-hours. Passes completed tasks to the Planning and Projects Department for inclusion in the SAP “Job History” programmes. Estimates the order requirements of spare parts, tools and support services. Checks up at interim stages of on-going work stages through to completion.
iii. Supervises the work and progress of subordinate technicians as necessary to ensure that priorities are attended to and urgent work and projects are completed.
iv. Prepares, processes and maintains files and records for a variety of documents relating to electrical work in assigned areas. Includes completing or checking various administrative forms such as Materials Requisition/Issue/Return forms, completes time-sheets and passes onto his Engineer for authorization. Keeps log of activities and prepares daily reports of on-going installation, maintenance and modification works with significance to specific actions taken, details of time spent and overtime worked. Implements and reports progress on Preventative Maintenance Work, including testing and inspection data and equipment histories of work performed on all electrical equipment in assigned areas by tag number.
v. Supervises and participates in co-ordination with his Engineer, the execution of daily work programs including all routine corrective work on a wide range of electrical and related system like high and low voltage motors and transformers, generators, relays, switchgear and centralized and remote electrical control panels in the various areas of the plant, such as buildings, workshop, sub-stations, control rooms.
vi. Ensures that technical records of all related electrical equipment /plant including maintenance and breakdown records are maintained. Co-ordinates with the Electrical Engineer on the updating of “As-built” drawings regarding technical data and modifications of electrical equipment /plant and control systems.
vii. Participates in project and contract work including the installation, modification repair and maintenance of electrical equipment and plant during planned shutdowns and special project work. Assists the Electrical Engineer in the design and conception of engineering modifications. Reviews and examines manufacturers manuals, data and diagrams to become familiar with systems operations, technical specifications and complex maintenance/repair of new type equipment. Co-ordinates and directs in co-operation with his Engineer all shutdown and project work, tests and inspects completed work carried out by Contractors.
viii. Co-ordinates with Engineer, workshop activities to ensure that materials and spare parts are stored and used in a cost effective manner. That test gear and portable electrical equipment are maintained and serviced regularly. Ensures that sufficient equipment and spares are immediately available so that routine and vital electrical equipment are kept functional at all times. Arranges the stripping and storage of redundant electrical equipment to minimize the cost of replacing defective items on similar working equipment.
ix. Carries out other similar or related duties such as assisting the Electrical Engineer in the preparation of the section’s planned maintenance by inputting and updating equipment history records into the computer based maintenance planning systems.
x. Ensures that the history and maintenance data entered in the computer based maintenance system is significant, concise and in good English.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Five (05) years minimum experience following formal training/apprenticeship in the installation, maintenance, repair and overhaul of a wide variety of low, medium and high voltage rotating, control and protection equipment. To be fully conversant with standards pertaining to electrical equipment and plant installed in hazardous areas and to fully understand fault diagnosis and troubleshooting of sophisticated electrical logic and relay control systems. A minimum of two years in a supervisory capacity would be necessary. Familiar with safety standards and regulations.
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