Electrical Senior Technician
Abu Dhabi and UAE
: Any Nationality
: null
: Technician
: 25 - Oct - 2023
Job Description



Direct work of technicians and participate in carrying out maintenance and installation work on any or part of the electrical system in assigned areas of the Power Generation & Distribution Network plants and substations. Ensure that all work is carried out in a safe manner and according to Company's Standards, Codes and Practices.



Job Specific Accountabilities

  • Carry out skilled maintenance, and repair work on electrical equipment, including power generators, various types of switchgears, transformers, motors, heater circuits and systems and control circuits.
  • Coordinate with Technicians the day-to-day Electrical maintenance activities in Power Generation & Distribution Network plants and substations and associated facilities as per Company standards and HSE regulations.
  • Diagnose and rectify electrical faults on electrical equipment including generating equipment, various types of motors and A/C alternators, resistances, contacts, wiring systems, gauges, analyzer control systems, etc.
  • Diagnose faults and guide electrical Technicians/Senior Technicians in the repair of switchboards, faulty breakers, transformers, motors, protection systems, earthing systems, alarm system, etc. and ensure proper repairs are carried out.
  • Carry out isolation of all electrical equipment including 11 KV feeder.
  • Issue DANGER NOTICES as required.
  • Read and interpret electrical drawings and prepare preliminary drawings as required.
  • Arrange for the selection of general engineering materials and spare parts required to perform assigned work.
  • Provide guidance and on-the-job training to Company Trainees and other technicians to improve the work standard.
  • Carry out regular daily check on housekeeping in Power Generation & Distribution Network plants and substations, prepare data sheets showing work completed for maintenance records, etc.
  • Deputize for the Supervisor, Electrical Maintenance during his leave/absence.
  • Demonstrate appropriate levels of knowledge and responsibility regarding Technical and Operational Integrity processes of AIRMS.


  • Safeguard own Health and Safety, as well as that of the fellow employees, by paying attention to safe work practices, maintaining a safe work environment and complying with applicable HSE requirements.
  • Take action to INTERVENE and STOP any un-safe activity or non-compliance with HSE requirements, if witnessed, and report the incident – regardless of your position or that of the transgressor.

Generic Accountabilities


  • 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.


  • Provide on-the-job Training to meet Competency Based Training programs for UAE Nationalization.


  • Maintain all tools, safety gear and equipment provided by company safely and in working condition.
  • Arrange for repair or replacement of any tools and safety gear that may not be in good working condition.

Time Management

  • Carry out all maintenance jobs in line with assigned time standards.
  • Inform the Maintenance Supervisor in case additional resources are required to carry out the job within the assigned time frame.

Innovation and Continuous Improvement

  • Contribute to the identification of areas and opportunities for continuous improvement in the operating procedures, modification of functional processes, machinery or equipment.

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.
  • Participate in Emergency Response duties as a team member.


  • Maintain the work environment clean and tidy before, during and after executing the job, in line with established standards of Hygiene and Housekeeping.


  • Collect technical data from the field as required and provide inputs to prepare Section progress reports for Company Management.
  • Provide input for the preparation of Method statements and initiate Near Miss reports.




  • Has daily contact with Technicians, Supervisors of Electrical and related disciplines, and Operations Division personnel for the purpose of clarifying work requests and co-ordination.


Desired Candidate Profile


Minimum Qualification

  • Technical Secondary education/ Diploma or equivalent in Electrical


Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills

  • Minimum Experience
  • 4 years’ experience in Electrical Maintenance in the Oil & Gas or Petrochemical industry


  • Knowledge & Skills
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Good Coordination Skills
  • Good analytical skills with attention to details, and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant international codes and standards


Professional Certifications

  • Certification & Authorization of HV Electrical Isolation.
  • Maintenance & Inspection of EX equipment (Hazardous area) is preferred.



  • Authorization in HV Electrical Isolation.
  • Competent in Power Generator overhauling, maintenance, and troubleshooting.


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