22 KVI BF Electrical Commissioning Lead in Abu Zaby [Abu Dhabi], United Arab Emirates

at Brunel

Oil & Gas / Mining
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description


  • Integral part of 22 KV upgrade team. Will be primary IPMT contact for Project and specialist Subcontractor electrical teams with regard to 22 KV upgrade and electrical brownfield activities.
  • Facilitates alignment between Contractor and Company electrical Operations Interface and Offshore electrical staffs and ensures that offshore O&M team is aligned with 22 KV upgrade execution plan.
  • Ensures that Project Contractor and sub-Contractor are conducting electrical work safely and in accordance with all Permits to Work and General electrical safety practices, with emphasis on Lock Out Tag Out compliance
  • Provides daily interface to Company offshore electrical maintenance and operations teams to ensure that base business is not interrupted by Electrical works conducted by EPC-1 contractor at existing facilities
  • Supports Project Engineer for all Electrical Commissioning and Electrical construction issues. Reports status and issues for 22 KV upgrade to IPMT on a weekly basis and elevates issues to IPMT management when required to resolve problems
  • Ensures that Project contractor has properly prepared Electrical permits to work prior to submission to Company operations for approval, provides quality control for electrical job safety analysis submissions and Lock Out Tag Out work execution
  • Conducts regular LOTO compliance and electrical safety inspections and rigorously enforces electrical LOTO policy. Provides weekly summary report covering LOTO compliance
  • Supports Instrumentation and Control teams and facilitates interfaces between Electrical and Instrument teams
  • Supports construction team with regard to Electrical construction activities and supports safety officers with expertise in safe work practices for electrical construction
  • Witnesses electrical testing and commissioning activities and signs off checksheets and documentation for Company
  • Ensures that Contractor Red-Line drawings are kept up to date and are accurate


  • Minimum of 20 years industry experience with at least 5 years of plant maintenance or offshore maintenance experience
  • Minimum 10 years experience on project teams with electrical scope
  • Must have some prior experience with commissioning Gas Insulated switchgear
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with electrical safety codes and work practices
  • An Electrical Engineering degree is desirable but not mandatory if equivalent training and experience is demonstrated
  • Familiarity with existing Company electrical facilities is desirable
  • Must have excellent command of English language, have good writing skills, and have the ability to generate coherent reports and lead electrical field commissioning engineer
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and be a team player
  • Must be qualified to obtain a UAH work visa and work offshore for extended periods of lime (intervals of up to one month )
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