Electrical Technician I

Saudi Arabia
12 Apr 2016
19 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Description
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
Inspecting 220V-480V electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustments or repairs, and to ensure compliance with codes.
Performing electrical fieldwork, including system overhauls, repairs, and maintenance of all types of transformers, switchgear, MCC, EDP, UPS, motors, and generators.
Assembling, installing, testing, and maintaining electrical, or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools, and power tools.
Tracing electrical circuits, following diagrams, and conducting tests with circuit testers and other equipment to locate shorts and grounds.
Diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining emergency generators.
Preparing sketches or following blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.

The candidate must also have an ability to use all kinds of testing equipment such as Wheatstone bridge, oscilloscopes, meters, meggers, hi-pot testers, etc. The candidate must be familiar with electrical codes, and work permit and lockout procedures.

Minimum Requirements
Successful completion of ITC courses: English, ER; math, MI.
Successful completion of the Electrical Technician Program (BET #40010624) or equivalent.
Completion of Job Task Standard (JTS) tasks as per the departmental requirements.
Eight (8) years of work experience.
Familiar with electrical codes, and work permit and lockout procedures.
Completion of Corporate Electrical Competency- Basic test (BET # 40057722).
Must possess a valid Saudi Arab Government driver's license.

Duties and Responsibilities
Inspects electrical equipment to determine the extent of repairs required using test equipment such as voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, meggars, metershunts, clamp-on instruments, and volt-ohmmeters.
Disassembles electrical equipment; makes wiring diagrams; replaces or repairs parts such as starter switches, controls, elements, wiring; tests and rewinds defective coils, diagnoses malfunctions, and makes repairs to motors; checks for electrical integrity, undercuts and polishes commutators, rewinds motors and armatures, and reassembles electrical equipment. Makes proper internal and external connections.
Performs necessary mechanical work in the rebuilding of large motors and generators, except for major machining operations, by disassembling motor, replacing bearings, aligning shafts and armatures, reassembling and testing completed job.

Installs, maintains, and repairs wiring systems, sets power and lighting boards and panels, connects motors and controls, installs fixtures and checks and tests electrical equipment before putting into service.
Removes and installs electric motors, repairs and adjusts contactors and controllers.
Performs preventive maintenance on electrical equipment.
Revises existing systems and equipment to conform to verbal instructions, revised drawings, and work orders.
Salvages all material possible on assigned job; makes verbal or written reports to the supervisor regarding conditions or problems encountered during job assignments.
Practices good housekeeping, including jobsite cleanup, and conforms to safety standards, rules, and practices.
Performs other job-related tasks, which are essential to complete the job and are within the ability of the employee.