Oil and Gas Project Management, Engineering & Construction Management

Senior Electrical Engineer (Transmission Line Engineer)
Published on: 03/22/22

Middle East
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi
Job Description

WTS Energy is seeking to hire Lead Electrical Engineer (Transmission Line Engineer) for one of its client who is a reputed EPCM company.

The responsibilities of Lead Electrical Engineer (Transmission Line Engineer) will inlcude but are not limited to the following,

§ Conduct electrical network feasibility and planning studies of oil field

§ Support Project team to develop significant electrical transmission and distribution network engineering solutions

§ Generate cost effective and reliable design for medium and high voltage transmission lines

§ Prepare planning and detailed project estimates, including engineering, materials, and construction

§ Prepare equipment, material and construction specifications and scope documents for EPC tenders and contracts

§ Perform design document reviews from EPC contractors

§ Perform field reviews of work during construction

§ Experience in a consulting engineering environment, able to rapidly task switch between projects

§ Knowledge and thorough understanding of transmission engineering, conductor selection and material take offs

§ Experience in designing reliable and economical bus scheme

§ Knowledge in power line carrier communication system

§ Thorough understanding and knowledge of application software to include NEPLAN, PLS-CADD, PLS TOWER, ETAP PS, DIgSILENT, CYME, CYMCAP and AutoCAD.

§ Knowledge and understanding of engineering standards: NESC, IEEE, ASCE, ACI and ANSI that relate to transmission design

§ Preparing cost effective design for EPC projects

§ Knowledge of design documents preparation and reviews including but not limited to- single line diagram, protection and metering diagram, specifications and data sheets of power transformer, power and control cables, CB, CT, PT, ISO, WT, earthing and Lighting 


§ Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering

§ Minimum 15 years’ experience in transmission line design