Senior Electrical Engineer

Senior Electrical Engineer

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    Architecture & Design

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    over 2 years ago

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Our client are a leading Architecture and Engineering company who have completed many building and infrastructure projects in the Middle East and Africa. They are looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join their team in the Riyadh office.

Reporting directly into the Head of the Electrical Engineering Department you will be responsible for:

  • Working independently or leading a team of design engineers and CAD operators in the design, drafting and writing material specification of electrical systems and services for a variety of buildings and infra-structure projects from concept stage through to final issuing of construction / contract documents
  • Checking of drawings and calculations for quality assurance, preparing feasibility reports, writing design reports and similar type of other reports
  • Site visits for inspection of as-built situation or supervision of on-going construction works

Core Competencies

  • Experience in Medium Voltage sub-stations, MV/LV power distribution, standby power generation, UPS, lighting, small power, grounding, lightning protection, etc. for a variety small/medium/large scale buildings and infra-structure projects
  • In-depth knowledge of electrical systems and services for a variety of building types such as high-rise corporate and residential, hospitality, commercial and retail, leisure and recreational, educational and healthcare facilities is essential
  • Able to produce clear and detailed calculations for cable sizing, voltage drop, circuit
  • breaker sizing, short circuit, load balancing, circuiting of normal and essential power, normal and emergency lighting illumination level
  • Understanding of the inter-relationship and coordination requirements between the electrical design and the architectural and other engineering disciplines on complex projects
  • Familiarity with quality assurance / quality control procedures, ISO 9000 applicable to design activities
  • Fully conversant with international standards and codes of practice for electrical engineering including British / IEC standards, NFPA and local codes such as Saudi Building Code (SBC) and Civil Defence requirements
  • Capability to review contractor’s material submittals and shop drawings for an on-
  • going construction supervision project and be able to replace a site engineer on short term basis

Key Requirements

  • Bachelors or higher degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in the design of electrical systems
  • Minimum of 3 years’ design experience in the Middle East
  • Fluent in English