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Job Title: Electrical System Protection Specialist The Saudi Electricity Company (SEC)
Opening jobs at Saudi electricity company “SEC” :
Urgently required the following position:

Electrical System Protection Specialist

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on relays and protection; MS is preferred.  Professional registration is a plus.
10-15 years of experience in hands-on experience in power plant electrical equipment and relays protection system.  Experience in a Power Utility or Electric Utility Boiler manufacturer is required.
The incumbent shall possess extensive experience, aptitude and proven track record in the following areas:
  • In-depth knowledge of all components of Power Protection System, including transformers, circuit breakers, protective relays, batteries, fuses, control systems, etc.
  • Excellent knowledge about all type of protection relays used on generating units including but not limited to: Electro-mechanical induction type, Electronic, Digital/microprocessor based, etc.
  • Providing expertise and consulting services in the area of design, engineering, O&M, calibration, and testing & inspection of all types of protection relays and protection systems used in electric power plants.
  • Developing specs and scope of work for major repairs, replacements, and retrofits of old and obsolete protection systems with new state-of-the-art systems.
  • Developing procedures for and conducting routine inspection, troubleshooting, testing, and analysis of all types protection systems – static, electromagnetic, numerical, etc.
  • Handling all emergencies related to Power Plant electrical systems protection, tripping, failures, etc.
  • Reviewing all protection systems, quantifying the protection reliability, and recommending the most optimum protection system.
Managing power protection system related issues in discussion with Generating Plants, Transmission, and Distribution personnel
Other skill and knowledge:
  • Must possess in-depth knowledge of related industry standards and practices in the design, operation, inspection & maintenance of power protection systems.
  • Must be intimately conversant with all related industry standards and best practices in electrical Grid and transmission systems, relay and voltage settings, etc.
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills.
  • Good experience & knowledge of plant maintenance procedures.
  • PC, LAN/WAN skills.
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Job Details
Job Ref: Electrical System Protection Specialist
Start Date: 6/11/2014
Hours: Full Time
Location: Saudi Arabia
Working Term: Contract
Application Deadline: 30/11/2014
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