Electrical Project Engineer

Ras Tanura

Electrical Project Engineer


Saudi Arabia


We are seeking an Electrical Project Engineer to join our Power Systems Engineering Department (PSED).

PSED is one of five departments within power systems at our company. Our mission is to provide best in class power engineering services to internal and external clients through competent workforce and viable technologies​

Your primary role will be to lead the execution of capital projects. You will ensure that engineering design, procurement, construction and project completion is completed in compliance with the project objective and contractual requirements i.e. project schedule, cost, HSE, company standards and procedures.

Key Responsibilities

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

  • Lead and recommend new continuous improvement solutions for installations or modifications to improve existing facilities and standardization within specific fields of endeavour. Estimate costs, prepare justifications and complete expenditure requests as required.
  • Develop plans, schedules and provides work direction for preparation of designs, processes, reports, correspondence and related data and assures the efficiency, adequacy and conformance to overall objectives of challenging engineering problems.
  • Develop scope and description of technology items, and leads the implementation and operation of developed solutions in the field.
  • Proactively identify, develop solutions and implement for any issues that may affect cost, schedule, safety or quality. Ensure timely resolution of project issues arising in all phases of the project development.
  • Negotiate agreements and change orders with design and execution contractors.
  • Ensure safety measures are implemented in the projects' execution.
  • Be fully familiar with company Key Performance Indices (KPIs) and proactively identify actions to ensure those KPIs are achieved.
  • Review weekly and monthly reports on the status and progress of the contracts, including project costs and schedule. Attend project meetings e.g. progress, stakeholders, design review, value improvement, etc.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must hold a Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering.
  • You should have a minimum of 5 years' experience. Chartered Engineer Certification or Certification as Professional Engineers is preferred. Additionally, formal qualification in Project Management is preferred.
  • You should have a robust understanding of international procedures of Projects Phases, Engineering Phases, Bidding procedures, Procurement Processes, Construction Requirements and up to date Best Practices.
  • Be flexible to work in multinational teams and mobilize to different locations including remote areas as needed.

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