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Job Details

(1073) Senior Electrical Engineer at Island Falcon Technical

Job Description
Closing Date: 24/09/15

REPORTS TO: Discipline Engineering Section Head


 Provides specialized technical guidance and support to sustain asset integrity and reliability of Refinery Electrical equipment and failure analysis of a wide range of electrical equipment such as motors, transformers, UPS, breakers, switchboards, protection system etc. Conducts studies on chronic problems and resolution of the same. Facilitates, enhances and ensures use of MAXIMO for preventive maintenance. Reviews plant additions and modifications from reliability and maintainability aspect; ensures quality assurance for major tasks, formulation of maintenance strategies and optimization of maintenance programs. Ensures development and update of preventive/predictive maintenance programs, reliability improvement programs and safety procedures for critical tasks, which have impact on safety. Extends support to major expansions by reviewing design basis as well as scope. Develops strategies to update/replace equipment and systems that are obsolete and old. Conducts HSE audits and evaluates systems and procedures from HSE perspective.


Plant Reliability of Electrical Equipment:

 Carries out various technical activities related to plant reliability of electrical Equipment which includes reviewing of plant additions from reliability and maintainability aspect, analysing all critical equipment failures and recommending corrective measures, developing and implementing hi-tech maintenance programs including participation in reliability improvement programs to solve specific reliability problems.

Monitoring of Equipment:

 Establishes and develops equipment condition monitoring programs on major items of electrical Equipment as well as site guidance in making equipment performance observations i.e. analysing frequent failures, critical equipment failures etc; diagnoses the causes and advises on remedial measures to be taken.

Introducing State of the Art Technologies:

 Keeps abreast of new technologies and techniques regarding condition monitoring and diagnostics through contacts with equipment manufacturers; includes recommending appropriate applications. Also assists in the design review of plant modifications and capital projects.

Preventive Maintenance:

 Assists in the preparation of predictive, preventive, modification and major shutdown maintenance programmes for all electrical equipment in RR, including implementation of an internal QA/QC procedures for preventive maintenance works to ensure that preventive maintenance routines are carried out correctly and that necessary remedial actions are followed up.

Major Overhaul:

 Follows up on major maintenance work related to electrical equipment, and keeps abreast of conditions and type of repair needed, i.e. replacement, modifications, and refurbishment. Also reviews requirements for unit shutdown or plant turnaround materials and reports shortages to stores personnel; if not available raises purchase requisitions including carrying out technical evaluation of bids as well as inspecting materials upon arrival to ensure conformity to specifications.

Trouble Shooting:

 Provides advice on actions to be taken related to complex problems; includes advising section head / engineer / supervisor on trouble shooting of important / chronic failures and giving repair and test procedures.


 Participates in preparation of budget estimates for capital and operating requirements.


 Audits maintenance records on all vital and essential equipment and database for electrical maintenance management system.

Five - Year Plan:

 Identifies major contracts and procurement items for next five years. Distributes the same in five-year business plan as per requirement/procedure.


 Participates in and coordinates DAA, HSE, TQM activities. Conducts HSE internal audits.


 Assists in preparing training programs for UAE National employees undergoing on-the-job training by identifying specific training needs. Provides essential training and guidance to trainees, developees and other subordinates with a clear objective of career development


 Performs other similar or related duties as assigned.

Desired Candidate Profile
Job Minimum Requirements


 B.Sc in Electrical Engineering.

Work Experience:

 9 years’ experience in installation, maintenance and repair of a wide range of Electrical systems and equipment, transmission and distribution equipment, and protection systems in an oil/gas or petrochemical industry.


 Familiarity with CMMMS (Maximo preferred). Familiarity with Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) techniques.

 Good spoken and written English. Knowledge of Arabic is preferable.

 Analytical and precise communication skills.


Start Date : 17/09/2015

Status : Waiting

Oil & Gas / Petroleum
Abu dhabi
Education Level
Bachelor of Technology/Engineering
Professional Type
Required Skills
Senior Electrical Engineer , Electrical Engineer , electrical engineering , installation , maintenance , repair , Electrical systems, protection systems , Maximo, RCM , CMMMS , distribution equipment, electrical equipment