Senior Engineer, Electrical Maintenance

Full Time
Job Description


The job holder performs complex trouble shooting, root-cause failure analysis and design review to provide solutions for equipment repair including modifications to enhance equipment performance in assigned plant/area. He assures compliance to ADNOC and International standard.

Study equipment failure data in CMMS to continually improve and implement the most appropriate maintenance strategy.

Advice maintenance supervisors on critical and complex jobs to ensure proper maintenance procedures are followed.

The challenge in this role is to analyze complex situation to break it down into manageable parts and recommend best fit solutions.

Note: Above requirements are specific to electrical discipline.

The jobholder contribute to Startup the Company Area Focal Point for Electrical Equipment and Systems for FAT, pre-commissioning, commissioning and successful start-up. To ensure that electrical systems on facilities are safely commissioned and can be operated in a manner to comply with all applicable local laws and regulations in accordance with company guidelines and complex HSE policy and procedures.



  • Develop/improve predictive, preventive and major maintenance programs for plant equipment/systems in his plant/area to improve reliability.
  • Study equipment failure data in CMMS/other Records to implement the most appropriate maintenance strategy.
  • Perform troubleshooting, root cause analysis and design review on equipment failures to identify corrective actions/ modifications/repair required. Implement new technologies as required.
  • Provide field support and advise other Engineers, Supervisors and Technicians on critical maintenance activities to ensure correct procedures are followed.
  • Review requirements for materials, spare parts and obsolete items, advice on stock levels and material descriptions, and provides suggestions for alternatives or interchangeability to enhance reliability standard of the plant.
  • Perform technical evaluation & inspection for expensive/critical items to ensure specifications.
  • Identify Turn Around (TA) job scope, and lead major shutdown/TA activities so that execution is done timely.

Quality compliance & Cost

  • Identify statutory requirements coming from government/ADNOC COP/suppliers/international standards and make procedures, work instructions/checklist to comply with it.
  • Participate in internal/external audits & prepare a plan to close audit points.
  • Provide inputs for preparation of budgets, PA business Plan by identifying specific items and monitor variance to control the cost.

Startup Accountability

  • To discuss the pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up schedule and get involved where required for critical equipment.
  • To assist in scheduled pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up maintenance and troubleshooting maintenance activities on large and complex equipment to ensure proper operating conditions of Company’s assets and adherence to international standards as well as Borouge General Standards.
  • To co-ordinate and provide technical support to shift personnel for any requirement related to job
  • To guide the electrical maintenance team for the assigned plant area with objectives to minimize failures, reduce pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up delays and ensure equipment reliability & availability
  • To do Visual, Close and Detailed inspection of installed electrical equipment and follow-up punch list clearance
  • To witness and approve Functional Tests, Equipment Run tests, etc.
  • To participate in Safety Audits and Area Walk downs and to agree on acceptation list before Ready for Start Up.
  • To review and approve procurement of required spare parts based on equipment criticality analyses.
  • To receive and physically inspect delivered spare parts
  • To Prepare Master Database for all systems & assets including Criticality Assessment.
  • To Co-ordinate to create all Functional Locations.
  • To develop predictive, preventive and major maintenance programs for plant equipment/systems in his plant/area to improve reliability
  • To maintain equipment files that contain equipment datasheet, maintenance logbook, history and any other relevant records like calibration reports, checklist etc.
  • To attend interface meetings with Project Teams and custodian departments in order to facilitate resolution of issues and promote good working relations.
  • To review and approve Mechanical Completion Dossiers for his discipline
  • Prepare Project close out and “lessons learnt” report of project on completion.
  • To develop procedures, work instructions and check lists to be used on the execution of maintenance works and contributes to the development of procedures and guidelines
  • Document ‘Red mark-up’ & ‘As-Built’ review & update.
  • To ensure that electrical systems on facilities can be operated in a safe and environmentally sound manner to comply with all applicable local laws and regulations in accordance with company guidelines and complex HSE policy and procedures.
  • To conduct and participate in task risk assessment and responsible for maintaining safety at work location.
  • Process and manage warranty claims related to his discipline in coordination with Warranty manager.
  • Acting as Section Head for short term leaves


Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, B.Sc. (4 Years)
  • English Speaking and Writing
  • No Specific Training Courses

Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in the oil & gas or the petrochemical industry
  • Minimum 8 years of work experience in installation, repair, testing and maintenance of a wide range of electrical systems of production facilities in refinery / petrochemical / Oil & Gas industries.
  • Maintenance engineering experience with HV, MV and LV motors.
  • Vast experience in maintenance and troubleshooting of power electronic equipment such as AC/DC UPS, Variable Speed Drive, Convertor and Electrical Heater.
  • Vast experience in maintenance and troubleshooting of Switchgear/MCC, Transformer, Diesel Engine Generator and Power Factor Correction Panel
  • Familiar with vendor software such as Schneider PowerSuite™, ABB PCM600 and other VSD communication software from Leroy Somer, Ansaldo, Danfoss and SEW Euro
  • Thorough knowledge of HSE requirements for field maintenance jobs.
  • Have excellent safety record and a stable employment track record.
  • Good communication and technical report writing skills in English.
  • Team working attitude in multi-cultural, multi-national work environment.
  • Practical knowledge of CMMS systems like SAP.