• Nigeria
  • City

  • Port Harcourt
  • Industry

  • Oil & Gas
  • Job Type

  • Office
  • Posting date

  • February 1, 2024


Helen Nnebuife Ukandu

  • Contract
  • Nigeria
  • Competitive NGN / Hour

Website WTS Energy

Senior Electrical Supervisor

February 1, 2024

Job Description


Job Roles/Responsibilities:

Electrical Systems Leadership:

  • Provide expert technical leadership and guidance on all aspects of electrical systems throughout the project lifecycle

(maintenance, installation, construction, pre-commissioning, and commissioning).

  • Oversee and manage the activities of electrical technicians, contractors, and sub-contractors, ensuring quality workmanship and adherence to safety regulations.
  • Review and approve electrical design documents, specifications, and drawings for accuracy and compliance with project requirements and industry standards (e.g., NEC, IEC).
  • Lead troubleshooting and resolving complex electrical issues, including power distribution, control systems, instrumentation, and grounding systems.
  • Ensure proper installation, testing, and commissioning of all electrical equipment and systems as per project specifications and safety standards.

Maintenance and Inspection:

  • Develop and implement preventive maintenance plans for electrical equipment and systems.
  • Coordinate and supervise routine inspections of electrical installations, identifying potential problems and ensuring safe operation.
  • Analyze inspection data and recommend corrective actions for identified defects or deviations from established standards.
  • Manage and track maintenance records and documentation for historical reference and regulatory compliance.

Safety and Regulation Compliance:

  • Implement and enforce strict safety procedures and protocols for all electrical work, adhering to company policies and local regulations.
  • Conduct safety training sessions for technicians and contractors on electrical hazards, safe work practices, and emergency procedures.
  • Ensure all electrical installations comply with relevant safety codes and regulations.
  • Participate in risk assessments and hazard identification processes for electrical work.

Communication and Collaboration:

  • Communicate effectively with project stakeholders, including engineers, technicians, contractors, and operations personnel.
  • Lead technical discussions and provide training on electrical systems, maintenance procedures, and safety best practices.
  • Prepare and present clear and concise reports on electrical system performance, maintenance activities, and safety compliance.

Project Management:

  • Participate in project planning and scheduling activities for electrical work, ensuring alignment with overall project timelines and budget constraints.
  • Manage electrical project budgets and resource allocation efficiently.
  • Monitor progress against plans, identify potential delays, and implement corrective actions promptly.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date project documentation, including drawings, schedules, and reports.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in electrical supervision and management roles, preferably within the oil and gas or petrochemical industry.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of electrical principles, power distribution systems, control systems, instrumentation, and electrical safety regulations.
  • Proven experience in troubleshooting and resolving complex electrical problems.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to motivate and develop team members.
  • Excellent communication, written and verbal, with the ability to present technical information clearly to diverse audiences.
  • Project management skills, including budgeting, scheduling, and risk management.
  • Commitment to safety and adherence to established safety practices.
  • Experience with specific crude refining processes and electrical equipment relevant to the project.
  • Proficiency in electrical design software and project management tools.
  • Knowledge of relevant electrical codes and regulations for hazardous environments.
  • International experience working in diverse cultural settings.

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