Electrical Project Engineer

Job Description

Req Number: 17697BR

Position Description:
We are seeking an experienced Project Engineer (Electrical) to join our Project Management team (PMT). Saudi Aramco Project Management Teams are responsible and accountable for the delivery of best in class capital projects assigned to department. PMT is directly involved in executing and managing assigned projects safely, on schedule, within budget and to the highest standards of integrity and compliance. This will involve engineering design, procurement and construction of various sizes ($), types and complexity of small, medium to multi-billion dollar mega projects. Some of these mega projects include the Marjan Increment Program, the Crude Oil to Chemicals program, the Gas Compression Program, the Berri & Zuluf Increment and AMIRAL Program.

Project Management Department manage and execute projects usually from multiple site offices or engineering contractor design offices, geographically scattered throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Project Engineer (Electrical) primary role is to ensure that engineering design, procurement, construction and project completion is done in compliance with the project contract requirements i.e. project schedule, cost, HSE, company standards and procedures. Project Engineer role also involves in some cases to review and study modifications to infrastructure, oil & gas processing / handling and utilities facilities. Occasionally called upon to design electrical engineering/construction aspects of new facilities of the types mentioned.

Minimum Requirements:
Engineering Design & Construction phase experience.

Professionally Registered Engineer.

As the successful candidate, you will hold a bachelor's degree in Engineering from a recognized university; a higher degree is preferred.

You will have Seven years of related experience, preferably in the oil industry or similar process industry.

You should have experience in the support of both small and large scale capital projects.

Work experience in GCC, Saudi Arabia or Saudi Aramco is a plus.

You will be familiar with International Engineering Codes and Standards.

You will have excellent English communication skills (verbal and written).

Dynamic attitude towards project improvements and savings.

PMP Certification is desirable but not mandatory.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:

Formally design or study electrical modifications to oil and gas processing and handling facilities, residences and utilities.

Execute capital projects according to the scope, schedule and budget.

Responsibility for project development: preliminary engineering to detail designs to construction and the final safe turnover to proponent.

Manage General Engineering Services (GES) design contractor activities during the development of project proposal, include definition of project work scope and schedule requirements. Development of detailed estimate leading to funding appropriation and approval.

Develop and preparation of contracting plan and strategy for solicitation, evaluation, and award of contract for detail engineering, procurement, and construction.

Manage contractor preparation of detailed design drawings, material specifications and procurement, and/or construction bid packages.

Prepare annual and long range operating plans and objectives.

Be familiar with international procedures of Projects Phases, Engineering Phases, Bidding procedure, Procurement Process, Construction Requirements, and up to date Best Practices.

Review and resolve day to day contractors’ claims and complaints related to assigned project (Electrical) work during construction, and ensure HSE compliance.

Fully understand contract documents (inclusive of appendices, drawings and specifications), project execution plan, interface management, change management, construction sequencing, standards specifications and project schedule to support project manager and/or company representative in timely completion of project.

Performs change order estimating and assists the Project Manager or Company representative in change order negotiations.

Project Reporting and implementation of company initiatives during project execution.

Review weekly and monthly reports on the status and progress of the contracts, including project costs and potential changes.

Attend project meetings, e.g., progress, stakeholders, design review, plot plan, and value improvement.

Assist in managing and reviewing the project progress, i.e., planned vs actual. Review of project schedule, coordinating and monitoring the assigned project progress, and challenge below par performance of the contractor.

Review, coordinate and monitor invoices (claimed vs. actual physical progress checks) and contractor’s submittals.

Provide routine electrical (design and construction) support to facilities, such as substations, and refinery process plants that include refining, NGL, and utilities plants.

Provide routine electrical operation support to refinery in-house power generation and electrical distribution systems.

Perform electrical system studies, such as system transients, dynamic modeling, and load flow and reliability calculations.

Prepare electrical design packages and specify materials to add new equipment or modify existing systems.

Develop and/or review operating and switching procedures for electrical equipment.

Experience in evaluating existing and new engineering design of substations, switchgear, transmission lines, and MCCs 480V through 380 KV.

Experience in applying and analyzing system simulation, and modeling of electrical distribution systems using computer software such as E-TAP and similar software.

Be familiar with leading equipment manufacturers/ Vendors.

The engineer shall be familiar with NEC, IEEE, IEC, and other international electrical standards, CII best practices, and value practices.

Use of company systems and tools, e.g., Sharek, CRM, and SAP.

Upholds engineering ethics and maintain high standards of professional behavior and conduct.

About us:
The Engineering & Project Management (E&PM) business line studies, plans and oversees the construction of the Company’s new facilities, including some of the biggest and most complex projects in the petroleum industry. Recently, Saudi Aramco completed the largest capital program in its history that included new or expanded oil, gas and petrochemical facilities, raising maximum sustainable crude oil production capacity to 12 million barrels per day and significantly increasing gas production and processing capacities. Among the recently completed projects was the largest crude oil increment in the history of the industry: Khurais, with a production capacity of 1.2 million barrels per day. More challenges lie ahead, with a slate of new or expanded oil, gas, refining and petrochemical projects in the works. E&PM also manages the Company’s Research & Development Center where scientists investigate topics such as the desulfurization of crude oil, advanced fuel formulations for next generation combustion engines, and reservoir nano-scale robots (Resbots™) for injection into reservoirs to record their properties.