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  • Job reference: RMS0162074

Principal Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 28/10/2015
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The Company:
A leading international engineering and construction company

The Role:
1 Support Electrical department team of 50+ multicultural engineers and designers
2 Acting as chief engineer of the group and responsible of the technical integrity of electrical deliverables of multiple concurrent projects
3 Focal point for providing Electrical technical support to the overall organization
4 Review approve electrical design specifications, major deliverables and drawings
5 Resolve Electrical engineering issues by applying accepted principals, codes and standards
6 Participate in preparation of project proposals, engineering manhours and cost estimates
7 Take active role in design reviews, design validation, technical audits and squad check reviews
8 Ensure electrical design is completed with high degree of quality
9 Develop and maintain Electrical design procedures
10 Review approve electrical design specifications, major deliverables and drawings
11 Develop and maintain Electrical design procedures
12 Coordinate activities with other departments and clients
13 Manage Electrical department resources, make staffing and recruitment decisions
14 Develop and maintain Electrical department organization charts and suggested organizational improvement as needed
15 Responsible of team performance evaluations
16 Prepare and manage Electrical department budget
17 Support business development activities as needed
18 Provide training, coaching and mentoring of young engineers and designers

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
1 Track record of successful management of Electrical department in major design offices
2 Extensive detail design experience in LSTK and reimbursable projects is a must
3 Conceptual and FEED design experience is important
4 Experience in General services projects is plus
5 Experience in Oil/Gas/Pipelines/Infrastructure projects is a must
6 Expert in LV and MV electrical engineering systems, power studies, DC power systems, electrical equipment and switch gear systems, substations,
power generation, power distribution, electrical systems integrity assessment, cathode protection design, etc.
7 Knowledge of Electrical design software; ETAP, etc
8 Full knowledge of Electrical international standards and design codes
9 Managerial skills with good communication skills
10 Ability to resolve conflicts that would arise within the department
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