Senior Electrical Engineer

Posted On: May 17, 2024
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Job Function: Maintenance & Operations Support
Employment Type: Permanent


  • Provide electrical   technical support to COMPANY facilities at PM3, KNDP and other platform facilities related to Electrical System Equipment such as HV Switchgear, Power Transformer, LV- Switchgear, MCC- Motor Control Center, UPS- Uninterruptable Power Supply, Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) system etc. 
  • Provide technical evaluation of electrical equipment and materials purchase, ensure all equipment complies with the necessary codes and standards, and suitable for intended purpose for facilities continuous operations.
  • Assist other department (Facilities and Engineering Team) in relevant field of expertise to execute new or upgrade project with regard to maintenance and operations.
  • Prepare Management of Change (MOC) and Risk Assessment (RA) for any modification job   including technical evaluation, site execution and close out documentations.
  • Take lead on reviewing platform electrical system Site Specific Procedures & Maintenance Procedures.
  • Supervise all electrical maintenance and inspection work onshore and offshore including all ex- equipment Inspection, performance standard and preventive maintenance program.
  • Develop contracting strategy and scope of work for maintenance service contract that covers all electrical works such as HV Switchgear, Power Transformer, LV- Switchgear, MCC- Motor Control Center, Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) and Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) system etc. 
  • Steward to all the contract related to electrical scope including Annual Contracting Plan (ACP), pre- and post-contract management and contractor’s KPI.
  • Managing electrical work order (WO) execution to be in-line with CMMS and Integrated Operations Planning (IOP).
  • Prepare & review the work pack and Task Risk Assessment (TRA) for electrical job prior to work execution.
  • Review and update spare parts usage and inventory stock item requirements at KSB/TBSB/ASB and offshore Warehouse to support offshore operations and maintenance activities. 
  • Provide technical support & inputs to project team during concept study, FEED implementation of new facilities design if any.
  • Travel to offshore platforms and provide field support to offshore E&I function on matters within of expertise.
  • Lead electrical discipline for annual plan shutdown activities including planning, materials preparation, manpower mobilization and job execution.
  • Monitor and ensure all mobilized vendors are strictly complied with the HSE requirement including PTW, TRA, PPE and any other safety campaign initiated at Platform facilities.  
  • Provide budget input related to electrical cost code including yearly Work Program Budget WPB), quarterly budget reforecast, monthly budget accruals, vendor payment KPI and etc.

Key Authority 

  • Liaise with offshore supervisors on all works pertaining to Electrical systems, operations and procedures. 
  • Liaise with third party Contractor and Vendor/ Specialist to carry out electrical maintenance work offshore including preparing work packs, work procedures, check list and Risk Assessment (RA). To ensure all documentations and reports are submitted as close out.
  • Attend relevant meeting and provide technical support and field support to offshore team. 
  • Custodian for the Electrical maintenance strategy and ensure they are updated to reflect current industry standards/manufacturer guidelines.
  • Participate in MPM PETRONAS audits, safety reviews and provide technical input from electrical perspective as and when required.  
  • Participate in COMPANY internal audits, safety reviews and provide technical input from electrical perspective as and when required.  
  • Attend Operations Department Integrated Operations Planning (IOP), Department Integrated Asset Planning (IAP) and Shutdown Planning Activities 
  • Attend and Initiate Facilities Site-Specific Procedures, Job Kick Off and Risk Assessment review with offshore supervisor.


  • Possess a Degree in Electrical Engineering from recognized universities.
  • Minimum 8 years of related working experience in upstream or downstream Oil and Gas.
  • Registered Professional Engineer with BEM will be an added advantage.
  • Well versed in Oil and Gas industry, petrochemical electrical generation, and distribution systems. 
  • Experience in HV/LV 6.6kV/3.3kV & 415V Switchgear and Switchboard Maintenance and Electrical Test, Transformer & NER Maintenance and Simulation test, Generator, Feeder and Motor Protection Relays Calibration, VCU, VCB, ACB Integrity Inspection, Maintenance, Testing and Servicing.
  • Familiar with Electrical High Voltage/Low Voltage (HV/LV) FEED design, equipment up to 6.6kV installation, pre-commissioning, commissioning, startup activities
  • Field experience in construction and modifications of Offshore Brownfield facilities.
  • Be able to understand and interpret Electrical design drawings, schematics, including cable schedule, datasheets, and P&ID’s.
  • Familiar with International CODES and STANDARDS such as IEC, IECEx, IEEE, MS, BS, NEMA, NFPA etc.
  • Have a skill in Engineering Design Experience & Management 
  • Excellence command in English for both verbal and written skills. Good in writing technical report.
  • Experience in maintenance CMMS & Maximo system.


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