Medium Voltage (MV) Switchgear Specialist

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Oil and Gas
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📢 @ICM Group is Hiring

Location: Saudi Arabia (Relocation package is included)
European nationalities are welcome to apply


Position description

We are seeking a Medium Voltage (MV) Switchgear Specialist to join the Technical Services Division of Power Systems Technical Support Department.

The Technical Services Division is responsible for providing and managing highly technical and specialized engineering services to support the safe and reliable operation of clients electrical power system generation, transmission and distribution networks. The High Voltage Equipment Engineer specializing in switchgear and control gear, works under the High Voltage Equipment Unit (HVEU). The incumbent provides the specialized technical support for the company with regards to designs, standards, commissioning, maintenance, operation, investigations, etc. with regards to power system switchgear and control gear; ensuring safe and reliable Power Supply.

Minimum requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized and approved program, an advanced degree (Msc) and Professional Engineer certification such as chartership or PE is preferred.

The successful candidate will have a Minimum of 8 years’ experience of operations and maintenance experience directly working with MV switchgear/control gear. You will have In-depth knowledge, experience, and recognition as a switchgear specialist include membership of international engineering bodies and contribution at international conferences.

Be able to demonstrate Working Knowledge of ANSI and IEC designed switchgear, breaker design (including mechanisms and interruption technology - vacuum, air, compressed air, SF-6), motor control gears, motor contactors, and pad-mounted SF-6 equipment.

The ability to multi-task and manage changing priorities and seek opportunities to improve results and processes proactively, contributing to the goals, safety, and profitability of the company. Additionally, assimilating and quickly applying newly acquired technical information is also necessary.

Duties and responsibilities

Serves as Subject Matter Expert in equipment failures and repair techniques during root cause investigations. Perform Root Cause Analysis on all critical equipment failures. Perform continuous review of the HV equipment maintenance programs to identify improvements to ensure the HV asset's safe and reliable operation. Provides technical consultation to the maintenance agency as required in identifying and reviewing critical spare parts list of existing equipment. Provides technical consultation to assess the condition of aging switchgears and breakers. Provide technical expertise on troubleshooting failures, repairs, and evaluating if the equipment is designed to meet its intended or existing service conditions. Provides technical engineering input on repair details and offers onsite technical support, especially for critical equipment for the process. Provides engineering input for switchgear work packages to ensure clients standards and material specifications are followed. Represent the organization in industry and professional organizations, users' group, which address or govern electrical codes and standards. Review and update company standards and be familiar with international standards. Possess strong technical training, speaking, writing, and customer service skills. Able to direct daily work activities with limited supervision and able to work cooperatively in a team environment



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