Chief Electrical Engineer


Doha, Qatar

Ref: LP742-298

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

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Primary Objective

Lead a team of engineers and designers within the projects, the overall technical integrity of its work, and ensure that it is equipped to provide the required engineering services to Worley and its clients.

Specific Accountabilities :
- Lead a team of engineers and designers and maintain a good balance between budget and client expectations.
- Closely co-ordinate with Client representatives as required for successful delivery
- Should be hands-on with Qatar Energy, Shell DEP Standards and in the preparation and checking of various engineering deliverables.
- Lead, prepare and deliver with the back-office team for multiple medium/small-sized portfolio projects.
- Deliver electrical engineering services that meet Worley, its customers', and applicable statutory and regulatory specifications, on time and within budget.
- Initiate, manage and where required supervise electrical engineering project requirements
- Perform electrical engineering services such as:
- participate in relevant meetings, prepare progress reports, and follow required checking procedures.
- ensure the project scope is clear and that changes comply with project change management processes.
- provide assistance and advice during procurement, construction, and commissioning activities. For example, write requisitions, conduct technical bid evaluations, and write purchase orders.
- If required, act as the electrical engineering Lead on specific projects.
- If responsible for a team:
- outline project requirements including actively promoting workshare, where appropriate, assign tasks and supervise progress, and
- ensure the required services meet Worley, its customers, and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, on time and within budget.
- Proactively resolve any discrepancies between Worley and its Customer's requirements.
- Keep up to date with the latest developments and technical innovations in electrical engineering.
- If required, assist, and support junior personnel within the electrical engineering team.
- Communicate effectively with the electrical engineering team and project stakeholders, including the Customer.
- Identify issues and problems, develop appropriate solutions, and ask for assistance when required.


Job Specific Knowledge :
- Excellent technical and practical engineering skills and able to consistently deliver quality, accurate and timely work to Worley and its clients.
- An excellent knowledge of the fundamental requirements of the discipline, and the basic requirements of other disciplines.
- An excellent knowledge of applicable local and international standards and statutory and regulatory requirements.
- Demonstrate a visible and active commitment to achieving the One-Way Vision and its associated requirements.
- Mainly Offshore design, engineering and an overview of construction activities experience is a must.
- Incorporates safety in design and provides attention to sustainable design
- Well versed with High voltage systems at least up to 66kV systems inclusive of GIS, cables, transformers.
- Preparation of Single Line Diagrams, Protection Metering Diagrams, Load Lists.
- Preparation of scope of work and in-depth review of the Power System Analysis including load flow, short circuit, dynamic motor starting, harmonic analysis, protection co-ordination, arc flash studies, Transient Switching studies.
- Techno-economic approach in selection of the design options is a must
- Sizing calculations: Transformers, EDGs, AC/DC UPS including battery, PFCC, HV/LV cables, earthing, lightning protection as per IEC.
- Specification & Data Sheet for all electrical equipments and material.
- Well versed with selection of Ex rated equipment as per IEC Ex/ATEX and interpretations related to hazardous area classification
- Extensive knowledge of international standards and their applicability.
- Preference will be given to candidates with extensive work experience at a senior level within the Oil and gas industry or power industry.

Industry Specific Experience :
Extensive Shell Projects work experience at a senior level within the Oil & Gas industry especially in offshore.
Must have a minimum of 15 - 18 years of engineering and design experience in the Oil & Gas industry
Preferably Middle East experience
Experience within the infrastructure, oil and gas industry or power industry.

Education - Qualifications, Accreditation, Training :
- Full-Time Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university
- MME (Ministry of Municipality and Environment) engineering accreditation is a mandatory requirement. Candidates not holding this accreditation must be willing to achieve this within the probationary period
HSE Capability :
- Maintain HSE focus with the team to ensure OHSE requirements.
- Demonstrate behaviour and business practices commensurate with a culture of world's best health, safety, and environmental performance.
- Demonstrate a visible and active commitment to:
- personal well-being.
- healthy and safe workplaces and activities; and
- Continuously improve Worley health, safety and environmental performance.
- Identify and report work hazards and incidents.

IT Skills :
- Competent in the use of relevant software such as MS Office Suite and discipline specific software, ETAP, CYMECAP

People Skills:
- Able to work in diverse team
- Able to make difficult decisions and lead and manage others in changing business conditions.
- Highly effective people management skills such as leadership, team, interpersonal, coaching, mentoring and supervisory skills. Must be able to build, motivate, develop and manage an effective team.
- Highly effective management skills including the ability to plan, set goals; and manage time, priorities, resources, accountabilities, schedules and cost.
- Understands Worley Vision and purpose, translates it into team goals and objectives, and gains team commitment to achieving those goals and objectives.
- Effectively manages and resolves conflict between individuals and/or groups.
- Negotiates successful outcomes that achieve the required objectives and have the support and acceptance of all parties.

- Good English communication skills (spoken & written)
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to convey information and ideas to individuals and groups, and make presentations when required.
- Demonstrates initiative and a willingness to learn and continuously improve on performance.
- Able to work on multiple projects of various size and complexity.
- Able to work effectively in small to large multi-disciplinary teams and share and transfer knowledge within teams.

General Accountabilities :
- Deliver quality services and demonstrate a commitment to understand and meet customer needs.
- Demonstrate a visible and active commitment to achieving the OneWay Vision and its associated requirements.
- Act in the best interests of Worley at all times.
- Perform any other duties that are reasonably required from time to time.

What we offer you

Providing an agile culture and challenging work opportunities results in a positive work environment. Our people enjoy competitive compensation packages and a fun, personal, collaborative and safe working environment. We value equal employment opportunity and are committed to promoting fairness, equality and diversity.

Our policy is to conduct background checks for all candidates who accept an offer of employment with us.
If you have the passion and talent to keep up, it's time to test the limits of what you can become. Find your future with Worley.

About the Company

Worley is a leading global provider of professional services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. We partner with our customers to address their most critical challenges at every stage of their projects: from initial concepts to sustaining and enhancing their assets. And we provide smarter, bolder solutions while delivering on our own sustainability commitments.

We are 51,000 bright minds across 46 countries all driven by a common purpose – delivering a more sustainable world. While working to fulfill our ambition to be recognized globally as the leader in sustainability solutions.

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Electrical Engineer salaries in Qatar

Average monthly compensation
QAR 9,500

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