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Senior Commissioning Engineer

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

You as a Senior Commissioning Engineer will be part of Hitachi Energy business based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. You will be acting as lead for medium to high complex projects. Ensuring completion of all SAS commissioning activities of all commissioning activities efficiently and cost effectively and in accordance with contract specifications, quality standards and safety documents.

Your responsibilities

  • Managing the commissioning activities to ensure quality, timely delivery within targeted costs.
  • Ensuring implementation design changes in commissioning and the production of as built documentation.
  • Supporting continuous improvement of project process or product or system design.
  • Managing the implementation of the commissioning planning, improving effectiveness of work plans in collaboration with other functions.
  • Conducting risk and opportunity assessments during commissioning phase to ensure implementation of commissioning planning, identifying and reporting potential risks related to HSE or quality and recommends resolutions to management.
  • Conducting safety observation tour regularly to report and mitigate potential HSE hazards.
  • Leading and coordinating commissioning activities focused on finalizing customer acceptance certification.
  • Interacting with customers and clients for approval of test acceptance criteria and open issues closure.
  • Attending project meetings and presents SAS aspects of commissioning.
  • Developing, coaching and providing technical guidance to colleagues in SAS commissioning team.
  • Giving feedbacks to the organization to apply lessons learned process.
  • Creating standard commissioning processes and tools. Ensuring that all commissioning activities comply with required safety regulations and contractual requirements.
  • Living Hitachi Energy core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering in electrical or electronics or computer science.
  • 8-10 years’ experience in Hitachi Energy MicroSCADA or other SAS SCADA systems.
  • 5-6 years’ experience SAS testing & commissioning in projects in Saudi Arabia preferably with National Grid SA.
  • Knowledge and experience in network analyzer tools.
  • Knowledge and experience on IEC101 and IEC104 Protocols.
  • Sound knowledge in IEC61850 based system engineering.
  • Proficiency in both spoken & written English language is required.

More about us

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.

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Location Dammam, , Saudi Arabia
Job Type Full-Time
Type of role Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)
Contract Regular/Permanent

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