Electrical Engineer

Ras Tanura

Electrical Engineer


Saudi Arabia


We are seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our Global Manufacturing Organization within our Technical Support team.

The technical support team is a multi-disciplinary organization with interface to technical, and in some cases business, support requirements for our Global Manufacturing Admin Area. Its function caters mainly to the technical needs across our Global Manufacturing Operating facilities.

Your primary role will be to handle electrical engineering aspects. This will include the development of plans and processes to ensure facilities electrical equipment and systems throughout its lifecycle to reduce safety, environmental and economic risk, whilst maintaining compliance with all applicable codes and standards. You will also be responsible for providing technical support on high priority electrical issues.

Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following:

  • Develop and maintain lifecycle management program and database for critical electrical equipment.
  • Manage and maintain the corporate arc flash hazard mitigation program and conduct audits.
  • Provide technical expertise and participate failure investigations to capture the outcome share with other facilities to eliminate recurring electrical equipment failures.
  • Manage the Cogeneration assets performance and lead the technical programs, studies and assessments.

Minimum Requirements

  • You must hold a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • You should have a minimum of 12 years' experience in refining/petrochemical industries.
  • Familiarity with electrical maintenance and troubleshooting practices for industrial electrical systems is essential.
  • You should have previous experience with specification, application and maintenance up to 15kV class electrical equipment.
  • Knowledge of power generation (cogeneration), power distribution and power automation is preferred.
  • Experience performing electrical power system studies utilizing ETAP modeling is preferred.

About Petroplan

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