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Electrical Engineer

Saudi Arabia
electrical/power engineering other engineering production engineering refinery engineering


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1023367

Req Number: 15266BR

Position Description:
We are seeking an Electrical Engineer to work under Northern Area Gas Producing Department (NAGPD), serving Karan, Arabiyah and Hasbah offshore gas facilities in the eastern province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The engineer is going to be part of the engineering team, accountable for resolving fields’ electrical issues, operation support, troubleshooting, technical studies and project support.

Minimum Requirements:
As a successful candidate you should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.

You must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in gas industry.

You must have full understanding of all electrical drawings.

You must have experience in evaluating major electrical design package and come up with high level of engineering comments to ensure that design will meet the international standards.

You must have experience in the operation and troubleshooting of Emergency Diesel generators.

You must have experience in pre-commissioning, commissioning of offshore electrical installations.

You should be capable in installation, operation and maintenance of onshore/offshore Electrical equipment, including; (Switchgears, Switch Racks, Power Panels, 13.8kV-480V Transformers, Navigation Light System, MV and HV equipment, UPS & Battery Charger systems, Splice Cases, Circuit Breaker Cubicles, MCC, Heat Tracing Systems, Submarine cables, Electrical Control systems, including frequency inverters, PLC, HV and LV motors and relevant control/ protection systems.


You must be familiar with the following:

Troubleshooting STATCOM, Individual Power Units “IPU”, controllers, STATCOM/SCADA interface and STATCOM transformer.
STATCOM operation in the Qref mode, Vref Mode, and transfer from Qref to Vref & Vref to Qref.
STATCOM theory and analysis of the STATCOM V-I characteristics and curve.
Replacement of STATCOM IPU, STATCOM control cards and configuration of the STATCOM controller.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You are expected to be able to perform the following:

Work closely with operations and maintenance teams to identify and resolve the technical issues for safe and reliable operation of the facilities.

Prepare procedures for all operations and maintenance activities.

Monitor the parameters of the electrical and instrumentation systems on a regular basis and work with Operations and Maintenance Team to resolve any abnormalities.

Propose and implement design modifications to improve the safety, reliability and operational flexibility of the facilities.

Incorporate process safety and risk management principles into all works performed.

Maintain technical expertise in codes, procedures and technology through individual effort and ongoing training.

About us:
Saudi Aramco’s Exploration & Producing (E&P) business line oversees the world’s largest reserves of conventional crude oil, and the fourth-largest reserves of natural gas. The Company’s reserves portfolio include Ghawar, the world’s largest onshore oil field, and Safaniya, the largest offshore field. Company geologists are actively seeking additional reserves in many areas of the Kingdom, offshore in the Gulf and the Red Sea and onshore in the deserts and mountains. Petroleum engineers and earth scientists in E&P work with cutting-edge technology to manage and produce these reserves, including 3D visualization, reservoir simulation and remote geosteering of multilateral wells. The Company’s Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center, or EXPEC, is home to one of the industry’s most powerful computer centers. Research and development into subsurface upstream technology is conducted at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center. For more than two decades in a row, Saudi Aramco has been ranked the No. 1 oil company in the world by Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, a testament to the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of Exploration & Producing.