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    Supervisor Electrical System Operations

    King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

    Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    Ref. JB1733940

    Job Description

    Job Summary:
    Supervise all electrical systems installations under Utilities scope to ensure power reliability from the outgoing 13.8 (KV) Kilovolts feeders of Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) Substation to the Central Utility Plants, Central Services Area and Satellite Substations including its associated equipments such as Transformers, Switchgears, Motor Control Centers, Switch Racks, Distribution Panels, Variable Frequency Drives, Uninterruptible Power Supplies, Automatic Transfer Switches and other electrical equipments up to the interconnection of medium voltage cables feeding the Package Substations in the electrical distribution network, including the Emergency Back-up Generators

    Major Responsibilities:
    • Responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, supervising and leading the responsible group of electrical personnel in-charge for the day-to-day operation of electrical systems under the Utilities Scope.

    • Handles all issues of electrical systems under the Utilities Scope and coordinates with Service Provider for resolution.

    • Assists with electrical system installation, troubleshooting and repair as needed.

    • Coordinates work flows and schedules with designated contractors.

    • Coordinates between maintenance and operations to ensure that Preventive Maintenance (PM) of electrical systems and equipments is performed according to schedule and standards including Project Management Team, Commissioning and Facilities Management.

    • Provides technical knowledge and experience in the operation of both low and medium voltage electrical distribution systems.

    • Responsible for making technical decisions regarding electrical systems issues and has detailed knowledge of applicable industry codes and regulations (IEEE, NEMA, NEC, NFPA and International standards).

    • Monitors and ensures that the Preventive Maintenance of above mentioned equipments is performed according to schedule and standards and in compliance with electrical codes and adherence to safety regulations.

    • Coordinates with Saudi Electric Company on power outage, shutdown and power fluctuation issues.

    • Capable of handling emergency situation like power outages and system abnormality in quickest possible time.

    • Monitors Service Provider Performance during repair or shutdown of any electrical systems.

    • Evaluates work performed by employees and contractors.

    • Must be able to maintain records and report on daily basis to Utilities Manager.

    • Ensures that electrical work execution follows the electrical safety standards

    • Provides common administrative duties such as purchase supplies, ensure adequate inventory, plan budgets, prioritize purchases, prepare cost estimates and document their purchases and keep records of electrical operations and evaluating employees.

    • Performs other duties as assigned by Utilities Manager.

    Organization Facilities and Community
    Division Maintenance and Utilities Management


    Technical Skills
    • Extensive knowledge of the electrical systems, from medium voltage sub stations all the way down to the end users.

    • Extensive knowledge and familiarity with electrical codes and design.

    • Ability to apply an engineering and electrical analysis and appraisal to maintenance techniques
    Non-Technical Skills or Attributes

    • Fluent in written and spoken English.

    Required Education Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

    Required Experience Minimum 7 years experience in Electrical medium and low voltage, sub stations, switch gears and with 2 years in supervisory position.

    • Must have a valid driving license


    Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

    Job Details

    Job Location:
    Jeddah , Saudi Arabia
    Company Industry:
    Education, Training, and Library
    Company Type:
    Employer (Private Sector)
    Job Role:
    Employment Type:
    Full Time Employee
    Monthly Salary Range:
    Number of Vacancies:
    Job Ref.:

    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level:
    Mid Career
    Years of Experience:
    Min: 7
    Residence Location:
    Bachelor's degree / higher diploma