Senior Engineer - Overhead Lines

Khatib & Alami


Ref: KP556-648

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

K&A Engineering Consultants, India a member of the K&A Global Holding is one of Middle East's leading multi-disciplinary engineering consultancies. K&A is ranked #8 in the Middle East and #41 globally in the Top International Design Firms by ENR. Our Energy Business established for over three decades provides consultancy, engineering, detail design and field support services to clients for planning, implementation, operation, performance and management of Electrical Transmission & Distribution Networks in the Middle East and Africa. In view of our growth plans we currently have an opening for Senior Engineer- Overhead Lines for overseas projects delivered from our office in Bangalore, India.

The selected candidate will be part of Power & Renewables team and will be key to its growth and delivery of projects. This is an ideal opportunity for individuals looking to grow their career with a well-known MNC engineering consultant.


- Work as part of K&A Power & Renewables team
- Preparation of Design Deliverables for EHV Overhead Lines from 33kV upto 400kV.
- Prepare overhead line (Poles& Towers) routing/ layouts based on LiDAR/ GPS survey data.
- Prepare danger object and vegetation analysis reports from the as built models and LiDAR / GPS Survey data sets.
- Hand on Experience in OHTL Designing Software's like PLSCADD, Power Train etc, AutoCAD
- Independently carryout the design calculations like Sag Tension and the like.
- Lead day to day liaison with our Middle East, Africa PMs and engineers to ensure project deliverables are developed in accordance with client scope, budget, Project Schedule and quality requirements.
- Diligent check and review of the deliverables to assure quality.
- Support the Design Manager with resource and other management duties.
- Providing leadership, training, guidance and instruction to new staff members.
- Support project teams, marketing, business development, and technical support.
- Provide support to preparation of proposals, case studies and project presentations.


Essential Qualifications:

- Bachelor or Master's Degree in Civil/ Mechanical/Electrical Engineering from a recognized University.
- Minimum 7 years relevant design experience in engineering environment with Utilities, EPC Contractors or Design Consultancies.
- Able to independently generate project deliverables.
- The ability to develop effective solutions to engineering challenges.
- Working knowledge of IEC/IEEE Standards is essential.
- Excellent written and oral English communication skills within the engineering environment.
- Should be familiar with related industry codes and standards and have experience as the technical lead on projects.

Desired Qualifications:

- Demonstrable track record of technical achievement and client satisfaction within the power industry.
- Ability to apply technical knowledge in analysing problems and creating solutions
- Willingness to travel to Middle East, Africa for short term assignments
- Ability to adapt to different cultures and working environments
- Ability to build rapport with customers and colleagues
- Well-motivated and able to work as part of a team or on individual assignments as required
- Able to work and communicate effectively within multidisciplinary teams
- Flexible approach to work
- Ability to work on own initiative.

About the Company

Khatib & Alami, a multidisciplinary urban regional planning, architectural and engineering consulting company, offers clients an integrated approach toward the ever-increasing need for reliable project delivery systems. In-house expertise and the continuous recruitment of bright and innovative professionals enable us to meet the challenges of development with due consideration to environmental protection, social and economic characteristics of society. In close concert with clients, we have been able to consolidate factors that make the resultant project coincide with the client's vision within the time frame and budget set out for implementation.

K&A started its consulting services in Lebanon and extended the areas of its professional activities in accordance with the growth of its experience, and its human and financial resources. The company operates in various countries including Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Sultanate of Oman, State of Qatar, State of Kuwait, Kingdom of Bahrain, Yemen, Jordan, Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Libya, Sudan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Belgium, Gabon and USA. K&A employs around 4,000 professionals and technicians. Since 1984, K&A has continuously ranked among the top 100 International Design firms as published by Engineering News Record (ENR). K&A has also obtained the ISO 9001:2000 certification for its Quality Management System (QMS).

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