SENIOR SPECIALIST ENGINEER, ELECTRICAL
Abu Dhabi, UAE
: Bachelor Degree Electrical Engineering
: Any Nationality
: 6 - 10 years
: Engineering
: 04 - Dec - 2018
Job Description
JOB PURPOSE:
 
Acts as Company’s ultimate technical authority and advisor in the area of Electrical Engineering & Commissioning and provides expert services related to the design, construction & commissioning for development of Electrical facilities associated with the Company's oil and gas production, transport and export facilities. 
 
Directs /oversees screening and conceptual designs for the new field developments and projects. Ensures correct and consistent design practices and design philosophies are applied in the different projects at the different stages of projects. 
 
Ensures safe, economic and technically sound decisions are taken to meet the projects requirements and to meet Company’s business objectives. 
 
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
 
Job Specific Accountabilities
Acts as the technical Advisor in the field of Electrical Engineering and provides necessary guidance/advice to the various Asset Teams within EMPD and other divisions.
Acts as Ultimate technical authority in Electrical Design and Engineering responsible for assuring that design is optimum, HSE compliant and meets operational requirements and ensure timely approval of all technical deviations as raised by either Project teams or Forums, approval of various Reviews Closed out Reports such as HAZOP, Value Engineering, Peer Technical Reviews (PTRs)
Acts as the technical advisor to Engineering Management on the development of corporate guidelines that involves the Electrical Engineering input, including issues such as advice on development required for electrical grid to meet the forecast, power interface issues with ADWEA & GASCO etc.
Participates in various design reviews including Value Engineering and Peer Technical Reviews in the different phases of the project (Concept/FEED/EPC) to ensure the technical soundness of Electrical Design. 
Leads/Participates in various task force/committees such as development of Electrical grid and facilities, electrical trouble shooting in the existing plants or development of guidelines related to certain new technologies.
Participates/Leads and directs the preparation and presentation of Screening/Option Analysis and Conceptual Design work related to new field development in all field areas, as required by Company’s Major Projects Approval Process.
Initiates, directs and coordinates the standardization of Electrical design work, including design basis, specifications and philosophies. Ensures correct and consistent design practices (such as codes and standards, specifications and philosophies) are applied across various projects in different fields
Identify system bottlenecks for inter-bus transfer of power and prepare project definition for measures to overcome such constraints.
Prepare plans for replacement obsolete electrical equipment with least disturbance to Operations.
Initiate new comprehensive studies as and when required due to major system changes or expansion of power system
Monitor power system expansion in different OPCOs and advice remedial measures to comply with Utility Company’s power quality requirements at point of common coupling.
 
Generic Accountabilities
 
Supervision
Plan, supervise and coordinate all activities in the assigned area to meet functional objectives.
Train and develop the assigned staff on relevant skills to enable them to become proficient on the job and deliver the respective section objectives.
Budgets
Provide input for preparation of the Section / Department budgets and assist in the implementation of the approved Budget and work plans to deliver Section objectives. 
Investigate and highlight any significant variances to support effective performance and cost control
Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures
Implement approved Section / Department policies, processes, systems, standards and procedures in order to support execution of the Section’s / Department work programs in line with Company and International standards.
Performance Management
Contribute to the achievement of the approved Performance Objectives for the Section / Department in line with the Company Performance framework.
Innovation and Continuous Improvement
Design and implement new tools and techniques to improve the quality and efficiency of operational processes.
Identify improvements in internal processes against best practices in pursuit of greater efficiency in line with ISO standards in order to define intelligent solutions for issues confronting the function.
Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Sustainability
Comply with relevant HSE policies, procedures & controls and applicable legislation and sustainability guidelines in line with international standards, best practices and Company Code of Practices.
Reports
Provide inputs to prepare Section MIS and progress reports for Company Management.
Desired Candidate Profile
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: 
 
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor Degree Electrical Engineering
 
Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills
8 years of experience in Electrical Engineering Design including 4 Years in a senior engineer position in the oil and gas industry.
 
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