Prinicipal Electrical Engineer – ABB , UAE

You will be working as Principal Electrical Engineer and will be part of Process Automation Business Area for Energy Industries Division based in Abu Dhabi, UAE. In this role you will be reporting to Operations Manager – UAE Cluster and will be responsible for designing authority for an engineering discipline with medium to high complexity. Coordinating engineering assignments across several projects within the entire value chain efficiently, cost-effectively in accordance with contract specifications, quality standards and safety requirements.

Your responsibilities
Design review and documentation, engineering, installation, commissioning, site services and site support of electrical system for oil, gas electrical substation and power stations.
Prepare supplier material requisition or compliance as per customer specification and identifying optimum solutions.
Working closely with switchgear factories or electrical equipment supplier and review the documents as per project requirement.
Leading a team of engineers during the design and engineering phases of the project.
Coordinate and promote reusable solutions to ensure optimized engineering, proper installation and operation and establish procedures in conjunction with manager and customers.
Represent the company in meetings with customer’s operating management, consulting engineers, contractors and vendors. Ensure to provide technical advice for identified problems and follow up to facilitate resolution.
Maintain communication with engineering design groups regarding design improvements. Identify ways to optimize the operations of the customers while keeping the company’s business in focus.

Your background
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
Minimum 15 years of experience in similar profile
Strong knowledge in designing of medium voltage or high voltage electrical networks, protection relay systems especially with ADNOC onshore and offshore.
Excellent knowledge of electrical network studies and protection relay settings.
Knowledge of Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS), Air Insulated Switchgear (AIS), Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), transformers, capacitor bank etc.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence both internally and externally.

More about us
ABB Energy Industries is enabling safe, smart and sustainable projects and operations for businesses across the oil, gas, chemicals, life sciences, power generation and water sectors. Driving integrated solutions that automate, digitalize and electrify industry we connect our people and technology to help our customers adapt and succeed. With over 50 years domain expertise, we continue to innovate and reshape traditional approaches across the energy sector with our technologies designed to improve operational efficiency, reduce risk, reduce energy consumption and waste. We look forward to receiving your application (preferably in English). If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website

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