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Electrical Department Manager - Saudi Arabia

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Electrical Department Manager - Saudi Arabia

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    Saudi Arabia

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  • Contact:

    David Yarwood

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

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We are currently looking to support our client operating in the oil, gas and energy sector with a requirement for an Electrical Department Manager to be located in Saudi Arabia. Prospective candidates must be committed to working in Saudi Arabia as a local hire worker, and as such the role is not on a rotational basis but can be married status in terms of some of the assistance offered - including a competitive (local tax free) salary with local housing & transport.

Candidates must be from a Design background with experience in Conceptual, FEED and detailed engineering on large scale projects only.

A further description is given below and due to VISA requirements, degree level education will be necessary. For more information and to apply please contact me with a copy of your latest CV and information on your availability to start a new role. 

Electrical Department Manager with proven extensive experience in the design of Substations, Transmission and Distribution Systems in the Oil & Gas and, hydrocarbon industries. Experience in Conceptual, FEED, and detailed engineering of medium to large scale projects required. Minimum 20 years' experience is required.

o Lead a team of 40 to 60 electrical engineers and designers
o Review and approve discipline work plans
o Review and approve electrical systems studies (e.g. ETAP)
o Review and approve competitive work-hour estimates with innovative execution plan for Electrical discipline.
o Develop and maintain typical electrical engineering deliverables for use across all projects
o Provide technical leadership and guidance to the project team.
o Responsible for design integrity of electrical scope, performance of assigned staff, on-schedule delivery of the work within budget
o Lead technical presentations to Clients and their representatives as required
o Serve as technical resource on all matters relating to electrical engineering


- Minimum Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, and a minimum of 20 years' in Oil & Gas industry, hydrocarbon, petroleum refinery and offshore
o Expert knowledge & understanding of Design practices, Construction Practices and Procedures.
o Wide knowledge of codes and industry standards IEEE, NFPA, API, IEC, ANSI/NEMA etc.
o Wide knowledge in Electrical Power Systems, Protection Philosophy & Protection Device Coordination.
o Knowledge of Saudi Aramco Standards and procedures will be an added advantage.

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