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Electrical Engineer-Cable Installation M/F

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Position description

Job title

Electrical Engineer-Cable Installation M/F


Temporary work contract

Contractual hours

Full time

Contract duration

1 year with possible extension

Employee Status


Job description

We currently have an opportunity within SPIE Oil & Gas Services Middle East LLC for a:

Electrical Engineer-Cable Installation

Job Purpose:

This is an opportunity for you to be responsible for preparing weekly and daily plan for cable laying & excavation target and Coordination for weekly plan and commissioning priorities to catch up with the rapid progress on the construction of Substations and associated cable laying works for major power distribution.

Your main duties will be to:

 Study the CAR with ring diagram & to understand NOC drawings
 Coordination with Pre- survey for demarcation and job execution clearance
 Coordination with for hired manpower & machine requirements
 Coordination with Fleet, safety & material for equipment, vehicle, safety and material requirements for daily activities.
 Send request for site patrolling for open sites
 Arrangement of daily requirement of cables & other materials in SAP
 Daily site visits to control & monitor of execution works
 Control over the site activities by closely monitoring the supervisors, foreman & Gang leaders.
 Advance coordination with external authorities such as RTA, DM, Dusup, consultants, developers, and Road contractors etc., as and when required.
 Daily coordination with commissioning team of route tracing/identification
 Verification and certification of time sheet and hired manpower time sheet
 Sending request for backfilling and jointing in SAP
 Verification of backfilled quantity in coordination with Backfilling unit
 Entering productivity report
 Doing cable continuity and insulation resistance tests
 Locating underground service & cable tracing with cable locators.
 Coordination for Job closing by providing required details
 Installation of pilot, FO Cables and FO Ducts as required.


 Ideally, you will have a Degree in electrical engineering discipline from a recognized university with 5 experience in HV cable, Pilot cable, FO cable and FO duct installation on the construction of Substations and associated cable laying works for major power distribution.
 You will have a minimum of 5 years' proven experience working in a similar role
 You will preferably have previous work experience in GCC country. Experience working in UAE is advantage.
 You will have proven experience in Safety precautions and occupational hazards in the use of equipment; safe work methods and practices.
 You will have a good level of computer literacy and be proficient in power industry software and systems and advance skills in Microsoft Office. You will need excellent communication and presentation skills in English both written and verbal in English.
 UAE/GCC driving license is a must

Position localisation



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

E-Bachelor or equivalent

Minimum level of experience required

3 years or more

Required technical skills

SAP experience to manage arrangement of daily requirement of cables and other materials.
11KV and above cable laying and substations installations

Required authorisations

Diploma Holders minimum 7 years of experience
Degree holders minimum 4 years of experience


English (C-Professional working proficiency)