• Title
    Electrical Technician
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    AE-Abu Dhabi
    Department / Discipline
    Commissioning, Maintenance, Operations & Validation
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Commissioning Service is currently looking for Senior Electrical Technician - for one of his offshore Project based in UAE.  



    Supervises. directs and/or participates in carrying out the activities of the assigned personnel involved in electrical maintenance team.


    Job Purpose:

    Supervises. directs and/or participates in carrying out the activities of the assigned personnel involved in electrical maintenance team. Work includes preventive and breakdown maintenance of various types of motors, electronic control systems. wiring, contacts, resistances, and lighting systems. (Work covers maintenance and repair of dead/live H.V and L.V equipment such as switchgears, transformers and associates and ancillary equipment).


    Principal Accountabilities:

    • Supervises planned and breakdown electrical maintenance work carried out by electrical Technicians and contractors personnel on and/or offshore installations, as required. Includes supervising the repair and maintenance of such equipment at the Abu Dhabi workshop ensuring that work is done according to Company's specifications and standards/regulations.
    • Issues and controls isolation certificates/electrical work permits in accordance with Company safety regulations and the general rules relative to control and safe operation and maintenance of electrical apparatus on power network.
    • Diagnoses and rectifies electrical faults on electrical equipment on-site or in workshop. as applicable. includes generating equipment, various types of motors, electronic control systems, and various types of NC alternators, resistances, contacts. wiring systems.
    • Diagnoses faults and guides electricians in the repair of switchboards. faulty breakers. earth linkages, alarm systems. and always ensures proper functioning of navigational/directional lighting on marine craft or offshore installations.
    • Ensures availability of adequate supplies of stores and spare parts required for maintenance and repair work and initiates necessary materials requisitions for replenishment of the stock.
    • Performs other related duties, such as carrying out duties of PGB Operator during crew change, lunch time/training. Training subordinates, observing safety regulations, reading and interpreting A/C and D/C circuit diagrams. preparing preliminary drawings of circuits. ensuring that emergency batteries are changed at all times.
    • Works in line with HSE policy and ensure awareness and compliance of HSE rules and regulations by subordinates.

    Skills / Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements

    • Secondary education certificate followed by 2 years formal training in electrical technology.
    • 6 years' experience in electric maintenance and repair work of H.V/L.V electrical equipment.
    • Good knowledge of English.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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