Lead Electrical Technician

Job Type: Full Time
Career Level:: Higher Level

Primary purpose of the job :

Lead a team of Electrical Technicians in carrying out Carry out day-to-day electrical maintenance activity on Electrical system and equipment associated with the Offshore /LNG Process Trains, Utilities and non-plant building and facilities, including predictive, preventive, breakdown and shut down maintenance.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Lead and provide close site guidance of all electrical jobs being performed by the technicians
    with minimum or No supervision.
  • Participates in the troubleshooting and repair of electrical equipment during break downs, compiles the field data’s for further analysis and investigation.
  • Provides accurate maintenance history and closeout reports, maintains a log of all completed / ongoing work as per company requirements.
  • Identifies common failures and make recommendations for corrective action.
  • Supports other disciplines in the troubleshooting and fault finding of equipment.
  • Ensure compliance at all times with Qatar Gas Permit to work procedure, electrical safety procedure, Environmental Health, Safety and security procedures, as well as occupational health and safety regulations.
  • Conducts toolbox talk for maintenance crew and ensure safety measures are in place as stipulated in JSA prior to starting the job.
  • Observe safety hazards, unsafe condition and near miss and report as per reporting procedure.

Experience, Knowledge and skills :

Educational Qualifications : Minimum Higher Secondary School Education plus 3 year Diploma in electrical trade From recognized institute.
Relevant Work Experience :  A minimum of 8 years of experience, of which at least 5 years under electrical technician role in Oil & Gas Industry / petrochemical / process plant.
Computer Skills : Computer literate with Microsoft Office software.
English Language Skills : Good written and oral communication skills in English.

Trade Certificate / Specialized Trainings :  Authorized electrical person (AEP) certificates being issued by electrical institutions or previous employer shall be preferred.
Job Specific Requirements :

  • Must have hands on experience in the preventive and corrective maintenance of the following equipment:
  • Power and Distribution Transformers with a Primary voltage of at least 33kV
  • Switchgears up to the voltage level of 33kV & Induction motors up to the voltage level of6.6kV
  • Uninterruptable Power Systems (UPS) and Battery Chargers(BC).
  • Protection relays for Transformers, switchgears, motors, Plant lighting and Earthling systems.
  • Experience in Switching and LOTO procedures of up to 6.6kV level.
  • Use of testing equipment, including, but not limited to, Multimeter, insulation resistance tester, Transformer turns ratio tester, Digital Low Resistance Ohmmeter, voltage indicator, etc.
  • Reading and analyzing single line and wiring diagrams. Ability to use the diagrams to troubleshoot equipment.
  • Ability to work in a multinational environment.
  • Able to communicate effectively within the team and with Qatar Gas personnel.
  • A strong focus on safety is paramount and practical know-how of permit to work systems and lock out procedures applicable to LNG / Offshore Oil and Gas/Petrochemical/continuous process industry is required.


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