Electrical Engineer

Posted: 21-Oct-2015

 An electrical engineer must be knowledgeable in the principles and operations of various bus transfer schemes; communication-based transfer trips, zone-interlocking, arc flash protection and load shedding applications.  Understanding of three phase power system sequence components, relay coordination and various relay protection principles and concepts integrating feeders, transformers, generators, motors, variable speed drives, soft starters and bus protection schemes, is essential.

The electrical engineer is reporting to the Instrument & Electrical Maintenance Manager.


An Oil Refinery Located in Mostorod Area , Cairo , EGYPT, with capacity 140,000 BPD, Operates different units as NHT, CCR, DHT, HCU, HPU, VDU, DCU, DEU, Sour Water Stripping Unit , Amine Treatment and Regeneration Unit, Utilities, Sulfur Recovery Unit , and TGU.

  1. Electrical engineer provides leadership, technical expertise and business perspective in all areas related to the plant's electrical systems.
  2. This position is responsible for preventative maintenance programs, coordination of improvement and new projects and cost/budget management. 
  3. Works with operating and maintenance teams to drive continuous improvement and reliability of electrical components, equipment and systems.  This position is within the Technical group. 
  4. Provide technical expertise for troubleshooting of refinery equipment, including power distribution systems, motor controls, switch gear, UPS systems, and substations
  5. Responsible for electrical systems installation, testing, and start-up
  6. Project duties include design development, construction scope, drawing preparation, construction support, and start-up supervision
  7. Responsible for maintenance support and reliability of existing electrical equipment
  8. Assist with maintenance planning and execution of major equipment repairs and unit turnarounds as needed
  9. Participate in refining electrical reliability network, industry technical societies, and support engineering standards maintenance and development
  10. Coordinate and supervise work of contractors including liaison with vendors 

1.     Experience with the above key duties and responsibilities described above are essential

2.     Good knowledge of computers skills

3.     English language speak and written

4.     Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work with minimum supervision

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:  Position requires more than 10 years of experience in the area of operational plant maintenance. Experience in petrochemical processes, people supervision, contracts administration and budgeting control is also required. 

TYPE OF EDUCATION: must have at least a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.

No Formal Certificate