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Arabic Speaking - Automation Design Engineer

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL)

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP458-48

Job description / Role

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principals, practices and procedures of power system automation and related SEL products in order to complete difficult assignments.
- Expert in software, integration and automation, industrial controls, PLCs, industry protocols (IEC-61850, DNP, Modbus), Ethernet systems, protocol analyzers, and industry SCADA practices
- Train and support customers with the installation, commissioning and operation of automation and protection systems, both on-site and from SEL offices.
- Complete assignments that are broad in nature and require direct action and decision making.
- Complete assigned work within agreed upon schedule and budget while focusing on quality and safety.
- Collaborate with project and engineering teams in the development of project deliverables.
- Initiate regular communication with SEL and customer project management, engineering, and support groups regarding project specifications.
- Document, report and solve technical issues and malfunctions and identify/analyze any undesirable trends.
- Collaborate with other SEL marketing, sales, application engineering and development activities.
- Continuously identify, measure, and improve processes.
- Other duties as assigned.


Background check results satisfactory to SEL
Negative drug test result(s)
B.S. in Electrical Engineering or related degree
Six or more year’s relevant experience with electrical power systems or industrial automation system practices
Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principals, practices and procedures, of protection, integration and automation applications for electric power systems
Intermediate technical training, speaking and writing skills
Willing to travel domestically and internationally
Experience with electric power transmission, distribution, and generation systems
Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities
Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
Background check results satisfactory to SEL

Preferred Qualifications:
M.S. Electrical Engineering
Professional Engineers License
Strong knowledge of protective relay applications and automation applications
Knowledge of SEL relays

About the Company

SEL makes electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical. To accomplish this mission, we design, manufacture, and support a complete line of products and services for the protection, monitoring, control, automation, and metering of electric power systems. Our solutions range from comprehensive generator and transmission protection to distribution automation and control systems. The SEL Government Services Division is dedicated to the security, safety, and reliability of electric power at facilities ranging from military base power systems to ships, while Engineering Services provides engineering capabilities and system solutions to national and international customers. SEL University provides training and programs that help our customers meet the technical challenges and complexities of integrating digitally based technologies into the expanding power system infrastructure.

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