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·         Lead a team of engineers and designers in carrying out electrical detailed engineering works and provide necessary technical information for procurement in compliance with tender specifications/data sheets and within budgeted man-hour and project schedules.

·         Review the ITB (Invitation To Bid) documents submitted in the proposals stage, issue inquiry requisitions, review techno-commercial vendor offers, prepare equipment, material and man-hour estimates.

·         Review contract requirements for project execution, organize the preparation of the Technical Document Register (TDR), identify requirements and scope of work; review specifications and Data Sheets, Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s), Plot plans, General Arrangement (GA) drawings, Review Philosophies, Area Classification Drawings and other relevant documents. Establish contract review criteria, identify and resolve discrepancies and divergences from original proposal through the instigation of technical queries to projects/client.

·         Verify scope of work, budgeted man hours, budgeted quantities, total of deliverables, format of delivery, time schedules and other specifications for execution of the work. Monitor man-hour costs and team schedules. Recommend cost effective measures to reduce the overall package costs.

·         Apportion work among engineering staff according to specialized training, supervise the preparation of equipment and cable layouts, lighting layouts, earthing and lightning protection layouts, cable schedules, bill of quantities, work estimations etc.

·         Organize the preparation of equipment and material specifications and data sheets, administer the development of detailed engineering calculations and drawings including the preparation of Load List/schedule Single Line Diagrams, Schematic Diagrams, Logic Diagrams, Cable Schedules and Cable Drum Schedules, Interconnection Schedules, Hazardous Area Classification, Equipment Lay-outs, Cable Routing and Lay-out Drawings, Cable Trench/Tray Lay-out Drawings, Lighting System Lay-out and Details, Earthing/Lighting System Lay-out and Details, Heat Tracing Lay-out and Details, Installation Standard Drawings, Relay Coordination Drawings and other required documents.

·         Supervise the preparation of technical inquiry requests (Inquiry Requisitions) to vendors, participate in the technical evaluation of vendor bid offers. Perform Technical Bid Evaluations (TBE), review vendor drawings and documents. Ensure vendor equipment specifications meet with client equipment specifications and are within budgeted costs.

·         Direct and provide guidance in the preparation and evaluation of plot plans, organize the issuance of engineering drawings and technical documents for Inter-Discipline Checks (IDC’s) coordinate with other engineering discipline in the integration of technical data inputs.

·         Coordinate the preparation of Purchase Requisitions for the procurement of equipment and materials. Ensure materials are obtained within scheduled timeframes and budgeted costs.

·         Direct and monitor Material Take Off (MTO) activities, identify irregularities and shortfalls, take corrective action as required.

·         Interface and regularly meet with client and vendor representatives, conduct internal staff meetings, ensure the progress of project in accordance to schedule, allotted man hours and budgeted costs. Coordinate with projects and planning departments on schedule related issues. Update TDR progress reports through the use of PETROCEPT software.

·         Participate in HAZOP meetings with the client and representatives of the other engineering disciplines.

·         Interact with Quality Assurance for quality issues, strictly ensure compliance with Company’s ISO Quality procedures. Coordinate Internal and Client audit requests, facilitate audit procedures of engineering systems within the department.

·         Assumes the responsibilities of the Principal Engineer during absence.

·         Perform related duties as and when directed by Direct Supervisor.

·         Acts as the main interface in converting the project from concept to detailed engineering. Works within Project Budget requirements. Oversee/Prepare the Technical evaluations and verification with contract specifications; act as a tie-in between the various disciplines for engineering inputs for the department.

·         Coordinates and assigns work as per project specifications and cost of equipment which are outside budget cost. Work is normally reviewed by the supervisor.


Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with a minimum of 10 years of related petrochemical experience preferable from a background in working for consultancy organizations in the EPC. Minimum 5 years of experience shall be Oil and Gas Industry.

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates