Electrical Engineer

Posted 12 months ago by mselect
Location Basrah Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas

MSELECT is looking to hire an Electrical Engineer for an international oil & gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of experience as a Lead or Senior Electrical Engineer within Oil & Gas/Petrochemical Industries. English and Arabic fluency is a must.


  • Provide technical support, as necessary, to company’s Departments, namely; Brownfield and Greenfield Development Projects, Construction, Operations and Maintenance Groups, on all aspects of electrical engineering.
  • Participate in, conceptual, basic and detailed design activities.
  • Provide assurance on engineering compliance with pertinent Standards, Specifications, Codes and Regulations.
  • Ensure that non-conformities and temporary deviations are identified, risk assessed, and plans are put in place to mitigate risks
  • Provide technical input to company management of change process.
  • Carry out Site Surveys, prepare Statement of Requirements, specifications, data sheets et cetera and associated deliverables for in-house and third-party engineering
  • Review and approve as necessary, third party engineering deliverables
  • Produce material requisitions, technical bid evaluations, interface as necessary with vendors via Procurement Department
  • Produce design and construction work pack deliverables. Contents to include; Scopes of Work, Design/Construction Drawings, Design calculations, MTOs, Task Hazard Assessments  
  • Provide support as necessary to activity planning and progress reporting
  • Liaise and work closely with company’s Electrical Technical Authority for guidance as necessary
  • Represent the company on technical issues associated with 3rd party organisations, national authorities, and regulatory bodies where necessary.
  • HSE inputs to support company’s performance contract including safety audits, Isolation Audits, Safety Observations, Risk assessments etc. 
  • Provide input to budget planning and contract technical scope development.


  • Professional electrical engineer qualified to degree level [or equivalent]. 
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience as a Lead or Senior Electrical Engineer within Oil & Gas/Petrochemical Industries. 
  • Brownfield operational support role experience with an international oil and gas organisation.
  • Experience of detailed engineering design, procurement, construction and commissioning of HV/LV power systems incorporating power generation, HV/LV switchgear, transformers, and distribution equipment. 
  • Experience of power system design software packages. 
  • Candidate to demonstrate familiarity with all relevant industry codes, standards and practices (IEC)
  • Candidate to demonstrate good presentation and effective interdisciplinary communication skills developed in multi-national projects with diverse nationalities and cultures.

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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