Electrical Commissioning Engineer

Requisition ID 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Electrical
Vacancy Type / Position Type 
Fixed Term
Work Location
SA Jazan Economic City

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler are currenlty recruiting for an Electrical Engineer with commissioning or FAT / SAT witness testing experience to be assigned to the Jazan Refinery in Saudi Arabia. Amec Foster Wheeler’s scope of work is to produce an integrated Commissioning and Start-up (CSU) plan for the Jazan Refinery, Marine Terminal and IGCC facilities. The work is expected to run from January 2017 - December 2018


The ideal candidate will be:

  • Familiar with all electrical distribution equipment, ranging from 132kV GIS down to 110Vdc UPS systems. Switch-gears / Transformers / building services etc
  • Review pre-energisation documentation test procedures, and review (previously) signed off tests, potentially requesting further evidence of test completion from EPC engineers, or enhanced checks prior to allowing EPC / Client energisation authorisation
  • Witness EPC’s pre-commissioning of all distribution equipment prior to energisation. Engineer will witness functional checks of Circuit Breakers, Metering and Protection, Intertrips, and data gathering systems
  • Pre-commission drives etc, Engineer may be invited to attend Large motor drive pre-commissioning activities, so should be familiar with Large Synchronous drives / VFD equipment
  • Power management system/SCADA operation is to be verified by EPC’s / Vendors, and Engineer is to be familiar with such systems, and the testing of same prior to energisation
  • Review EPC pre-commissioning schedules in detail, advise potential disconnects, and be able to assist Client Engineering in facilitating open discussions to arrive at practical and timely solutions
  • Due to compact timescale of Refinery Substation energisation, and multiple work areas at any one time, Engineer should have experience in management of several Engineers (max 4)


Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience in oil & gas industry
  • Expertise in commissioning electrical systems
  • English language proficiency

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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