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Electrical Engineer M/F

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General information


As an international subsidiary of the SPIE group specializing in the energy sector, SPIE Oil & Gas Services has been working at the heart of energy production infrastructures for several decades, designing, installing, starting up and maintaining them, while ensuring the best possible conditions in terms of safety, costs, lead times and quality.

With over 4,300 employees of 64 different nationalities working in 22 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, SPIE Oil & Gas Services offers its customers from the oil, gas and renewable energy industries sustainable solutions in the following areas: well delivery & management, projects, engineering & construction, assessment & competency development, commissioning & start-up, operations, maintenance & asset integrity.

With around 48,000 employees and a strong local presence, SPIE achieved in 2022 consolidated revenues of €8.09 billion and consolidated EBITA of €511 million.




Area activity

Mechanical, HVAC and Electrical Services

Position description

Job title

Electrical Engineer M/F

Contract type

Temporary work contract

Contractual hours

Full time

Contract duration

1 year

Job description

We currently have an opportunity within SPIE Oil & Gas Services Middle East LLC Abu Dhabi for an: Electrical Engineer.

Job Purpose:

This position is a unique opportunity to work with DEWA and be involved in the Installation & commissioning of 132/11 kV transmission substations, and 11kV Distribution substation equipment by organizing commissioning and installation activities in coordination with DEWA sections, departments, contractors/ consultants with an objective of achieving commissioning targets.


Your main duties will be to:-


  • 132/11kv substations site visits before commencing distribution equipment such as 11kV Switchgear, capacitor bank, and cables for new projects.
  • Assist in verification of drawing submittals related to 11kv substation equipment. Assist in reviewing of 11kV equipment design and giving comments for processing the dispatch
  • Assist in monitoring project execution and liaising with contractors and sections of DEWA for ensuring timely completion of work. Assist in ensuring that the work is carried out as per DEWA procedures and standards.
  • Assist in checking the healthiness of the equipment and the distribution system through equipment tests and relay tests before commissioning substations. Assist in the return of substation equipment in coordination with Asset Management and Stores.
  • Assist in preparing all relevant technical reports regarding work completion before forwarding them to planning section and other departments of DEWA.
  • Ensure that the commissioned substations are formally handed over to  Distribution Asset Management department after the completion of works in order to maintain them.
  • Arrange inter sectional & inter-departmental meetings as well as meetings with consultants/contractors in order to resolve works related issues and contribute to efficient work planning and execution.
  • Assist in preparing unit-level budget and ensure optimum utilization of the same.
  • Responsible for assisting in the achievement of unit-level KPIs.
  • Ensure non-disclosure of confidential information to anyone within or outside the Authority, during or after employment in DEWA.
  • Follow and adhere to the OH&S Management System Manual as per DEWA's safety standards.
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the reporting manager.


Ideally, you will have graduated in Electrical engineering (Bachelor or Diploma) with a minimum experience of 7 years in Installation & commissioning of 132/11 kV transmission substations.

Will be able to coordinate with Distribution Power - Projects & Engineering, Tendering and Engineering, Distribution protection Maintenance and Distribution  Asset Management sections/

You are fluent in English.

You will have good interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as, a good level of computer literacy and be proficient in Microsoft Office.


Working at SPIE

What can we offer you?

We offer extendable contract with attractive monthly rate, yearly annual flight ticket and insurance coverage

Position location


Dubai, UAE

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of experience required

6 years or more

Required authorisations

Bachelor in Electrical Engineering (Minimum 4 years experience) / Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Minimum 7 years experience)

UAE Driving license


English (C-Professional working proficiency)

Our ambition

Combining our differences

SPIE Oil & Gas Services is committed to promote diversity. All positions are open to people with disabilities.