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Head of Electrical

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    Construction & Commissioning


  • Responsibility for all electrical installation and electrical equipment in the client field facilities including the Production system and future new installation equipment in the field
  • Ensure all facilities are maintained in compliance with Company’s Safety, Security, Health, and Environment (SSHE) policy
  • Limited supervision to maintain High Voltage and Low Voltage electrical equipment within field facilities in a safe manner and in accordance with relevant legislation and the Maintenance Management System
  • Responsible to plan and coordinate adequate resources all electrical system and electrical equipment maintenance activiti
  • Supervise electrical technician, foreman, and contractors including third parties to ensure work comply with relevant procedures such as SSHE and Maintenance Standard Procedure
  • Ensure all electrical installation and electrical equipment Project Asset are maintained safely and efficiently in accordance to maintenance strategy to assure good
  • Ensure good planning and scheduling of works
  • Ensure compliance with hygiene and safety rules
  • Collaborates with other departments in the development of procurement plans for the units for which it is responsible


Technical Accountability/Contribution

  • The incumbent’s duties are to comply with hygiene, safety and environmental rules and guidelines. Guarantees the availability of equipment and systems.
  • Participated in the development of preventive maintenance programs for all electrical installation, power generation system, and electrical equipmen
  • To be a certified Performing Authority and Certified Isolation Authority within the client Permit to Work System
  • Sound knowledge in HV/LV electrical protection system
  • Responsible to maintain general housekeeping of the equipment such as switch gear or LER /transformer/battery room
  • Be an Authorized Electrical Person who can initiate work on high / low voltage electrical equipment
  • Ensure a full understanding of the requirements of isolation, de‐isolation and re‐instatement of plant, equipment and machinery in accordance with Maintenance Management
  • Routine inspection, testing and repair of HV/LV electrical equipment in the HBR Field facilities
  • Rational use of personnel and material means to achieve objectives within the timeframe.
  • Ensure the availability of necessary spare parts to perform the preventive and corrective maintenance of all Electrical equipment of field installations
  • Prepare all Electrical equipment tools and material needed to perform the routine maintenance and ensuring the continuity functioning of all Electrical equipment 
  • Collaboration and coordination with other departments for the execution of the work
  • Ensures the intensive use of the computer tool to assist Maintenance Management System such as SAP or other ERP system
  • Ensure Preventive / Corrective Maintenance program in CMMS (ERP) system is executed in timely manner as per plan with proper close Conducts and tracks the effective use of CMMS
  • Performance analysis of all electrical installation and equipment for necessary improvements
  • Produce maintenance standard procedures and work instructions according to electrical equipment maintenance program
  • Contribute and interact with other relevant department in facility planning process and platform inspection routines
  • Coordinates and responsible for the operation of the services and maintenance workshops attached to his department
  • Conduct inspections and audit to evaluate equipment and utilities operational condition to determine necessary remedial action
  • Prepare and/or review, and submit relevant reports required
  • Resolving technical problems and establishing revision programs
  • In the event of an emergency, carry out emergency duties in accordance with the Emergency Response Plan
  • Development and participation in technical studies of new renovation or expansion project
  • Collaboration in budgeting for human and material needs
  • Developing the specifications as needed
  • Be able to conduct OJT for technician within the field of elect Preparing them to be LV
  • and HV Charge‐man and developing the appropriate training program for staff development
  • Have experience maintaining solar cells electrical generation units with UPS
  • Keeps up‐to‐date technical documentation related to all electrical system and electrical equipment

Supervisory Roles

  • Supervise Engineers, foremen and technicians under Electrical Section
  • Supervise Contractors and third parties to ensure work comply with relevant procedures such as SSHE and Maintenance Standard Procedure
  • Cultivate ownership of equipment and tools to ensure availability and reliability
  • Manage team competence development and performance.
  • Good management and problem solving skills

Continuous Professional Development

  • Keep abreast of relevant latest technology development to be considered for possible implementation at work place
  • Considering for Cost optimization VS Best efficiency


  • Signatory to certify  onshore  pre‐commissioning/ commissioning activities  including,  e.g. troubleshooting and repair report for all electrical system and electrical equipment
  • Participated in the development of all electrical system and electrical equipment preventive / Corrective maintenance programs using CMMS database (ERP system)
  • Assist Head of Maintenance to evaluate the requirement of Available Critical Spares


The primary responsibilities for Head of Electrical are:

  • Promote active safety awareness in the  Maintenance Department, Monitor and  ensure compliance with Management of Change (MOC) and Company’s SSHE procedures.
  • Support Head of Maintenance during emergency response and be able to handling emergency situation
  • Undertake safety inspection of plant, equipment, machinery and process
  • Work towards achieving the MOC Health and Safety Objectives
  • Ensure preparation of Permit to work is compiled as SSHE Procedure
  • Report all   accident,  incidents,  near‐misses  and   dangerous  occurrences  to   Head   of Maintenance immediately
  • Ensure that  all  plant,  equipment  and  machinery  is  maintained  in  accordance  with  the manufacturer recommendations and established MOC safety and Maintenance
  • Ensure that any changes or minor modification to any plant, equipment or machinery are via Engineering Work request Procedure and that all documentation is complete



  • Bachelor’s Degree qualification in Electrical Engineering or relevant technical experience
  • Technical College Certification in Electrical for example High voltage isolation certificate (L2V H2V) and Explosive atmosphere INIRIS level 2 certificate is preferred
  • Technically Certified by Electrical Inspectorate Unit (EIU) as L1 and H1 Charge‐man (optional)
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in in handling HV and LV system and electrical equipment
  • System maintenance for hydrocarbon production industry environment
  • Broad knowledge and competent in oil and gas facilities maintenance and process
  • Broad knowledge  of  Project,  Construction  and  Commissioning  activities,  with  previous experience in one or more Algeria construction
  • Experience working in the Dessert environment, preferably Algeria
  • Ability to work Rotational Basis : 4X4 SR
  • Strong interpersonal and supervisory skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English and French
  • Physical and / or intellectual effort
  • Be able to travelling for company’s business
  • Have knowledge of business drivers affecting MOC
  • Managing on Job Training (OJT) and knowledge transfer / Coaching

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