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Senior/ Electrical Technician

Job Id
Start Date
May 10, 2022
End Date
May 21, 2022
Compnay Name
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
No of Position
Position Type
Job Type
Nationality Required
Education & Experience Required
Secondary School

Job Description

The Senior / Electrical Technician will be responsible for maintenance of low & high voltage electrical equipment at Oman North Asset. The Senior / Electrical Technician will heavily be involved in services, overhauls and maintenance activities of electrical appliances and equipment, ensuring that the maintenance activities are carried out as planned and within set time with high quality and as per ESR (Electrical Safety Rules) specifications.


The Senior/ Electrical Technician responsibilities include but not limited to:


  • Ensure Oxy Oman HES Electrical Safety Procedure (OMAN-HES-215) is strictly adhered to.
  • Familiar and able to guide to trouble shoot & attend to electrical problems in the low voltage and medium voltage switchgears/motors using electrical schematic drawings.
  • Able to check, trouble shoot defects on diesel generator sets and synchronize generators.
  • Prepare material requisitions for new equipment and set min-max levels where required.
  • Ensure company policies and safety practices are followed and notify the electrical group of any changes.
  • Promote safety and environmental awareness and report incidents.
  • Ensure preventive maintenance programs are carried out in a concise and timely manner.
  • Comply with company Safety, Environmental and Health rules and regulations. Report all accidents, injuries, and hazards to immediate supervisor.
  • Training and mentoring of Omani Junior Technicians.
  • Lead the of technicians to carry out the breakdown/ preventive works safely as per Electrical safety procedures.
  • Read, understand, create switching schedule and carry out electrical isolation and de isolation safely.
  • Conduct toolbox meeting and Ensure safety of the personnel and plant at all times of work.

Skills Required

Other Job Details

  • College Diploma with a minimum 5 years of electrical experience (In the area of HV & LV systems & equipment) OR General Diploma Certificate (Secondary School) with a minimum 7 years of electrical experience (In the area of HV & LV systems & equipment).
  • Possession of an AEP (Authorized Electrical Person) certificate is preferable.
  • Familiarity with HV power systems.
  • Experience in the oil and gas/petro-chemicals industries is preferable.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot faults in low voltage and high voltage systems and identify potential problems.
  • Must be able to use technical manuals and electrical schematics/single line drawings.
  • Be able to work with a large group of diverse personalities and nationalities.
  • Be in possession of an Omani Driving License.
  • Good PC skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Full familiarization on electrical safety and permit system.