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  • Job reference: RMS0170671

Lead Electrical Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 23/08/2016
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
1. Job Purpose & Scope:
1. Provide leadership, supervision, and direction to the Electrical engineering staff and design work.
2. Coordinate and supervise the Electrical engineering aspects of the Projects to ensure the technical objectives are met within the approved scope, budget, and schedule.
3. Supervise, oversee and coordinate regular and timely technical reviews of Electrical related engineering deliverables developed by engineering Consultants/Contractors, ensuring design optimization in compliance with relevant codes, standards, and best practices.
4. Closely interface with Company departments, co-ordinate and interface with other Technical Departments, Business Units, Operations, and Contractors to resolve technical issues and ensure quality Engineering execution and design integrity.

2. Principal Accountabilities:
1. Ensure quality and accuracy of General Engineering Services Contractor’s and EPC Contractor’s Electrical engineering design activities, system integration, and design selection.
2. Supervise and manage the review and approval of General Engineering Services Contractor's and EPC Contractor’s work, ensuring compliance with Projects specifications, relevant codes and standards, and best industry practices.
3. Coordinate the required engineering participation and contribute input and expertise in the development and analysis of various design options and business models to validate and optimize Contractor’s engineering designs.
4. Coordinate the technical guidance required to develop new specifications and update existing specifications in line with Company requirements.
5. Supervise and coordinate Electrical discipline participation in layout reviews, design reviews, and technical workshops.
6. Influence Facilities and Equipment design optimization.
7. Provide technical assistance and coordination with other discipline specialists.
8. Coordinate technical reviews and analysis during vendor prequalification, bid evaluation, and performance evaluation.
9. Provide mentor’s role to develop KSA Nationals and junior engineers.
10. Coordinate the review of technical bid submissions and perform technical bid analysis.

3. Organizational Relationships (Work Contacts)
1. Report directly to Design Coordinator, and provide support to Project Managers and Engineers within the Projects Management Team organization.
2. Interface with Managers, Team Leaders and Engineers in Company's Technical Departments, Business Units, Operations Units, and Logistics Department.
3. Interface regularly with Contractor’s engineering and Project Management Team and Team Leaders as and when required.

4. Independence of Operations and Decision-making Authority:
1. Responsible for influencing, coordinating, and managing all Electrical Engineering related activities.
2. Sponsor of technical reviews and studies and also responsible for ensuring technical reviews and studies receive the appropriate Electrical related engineering input.
3. Exercises judgment in making decisions; knows when to seek advice.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
5. Minimum Requirements:
1. Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or equivalent.
2. Minimum of 12 years of relevant experience in oil and gas industry with comprehensive experience in Electrical Engineering, associated technologies and facilities.
3. 5 years’ experience in the role either with NOC/IOC/PMC/PMS/PMT, International EPC or Design Contractor organizations.
4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
5. Excellent technical team and interpersonal skills.
6. Experience and detailed knowledge of relevant international codes and standards.
7. Knowledge of specialist Electrical engineering software e.g. ETAP, CYME, SMARTPLANT etc. and general business software.
8. Ability to make independent decisions in the planning, organizing and coordination of solutions to complex problems.
9. Competent with the ability to lead a team of discipline engineers and provide engineering support.
10. Experience with Contractors and worldwide suppliers, in particular those
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