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Kent Recruitment

L3 Electrical Technician (Tengiz)

Kazakhstan - Atyrau
Date Published

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About the job:

Kent Kazakhstan Technical Services (KKTS) are currently recruiting Senior SMP Electrical technician (Level 3) for a major project in Tengiz. Reports to the Electrical Commissioning Engineer for execution management support. Carries out Electrical commissioning execution work as directed by Electrical Commissioning Engineer. Communicates with the Commissioning Senior Electrical Technician or Electrical Commissioning Engineer for technical support

Your responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of best practices and procedures in line with large scale industrial projects such as; Permit to Work Systems, Isolations Procedures, Work Planning and Zero Energy States. This also included Job Specific Risk Assessments and Toolbox Talks.
  • Experience in creating ‘Request for Information’ documentation and providing feedback to the Engineers while on site.
  • Experience accepting, writing and/or signing permits using the the permit to work system, PPHA and isolation of hazardous energy (LOTO), JSAs etc.
  • Experience in acting as mentor and supervising and/or leading teams of technicians and trainees, coordinating with engineers, plan works following project schedules
  • Fully proficient in reading Complex Schematics, SLDs, Datasheets etc.
  • Experience in completing advanced pre commissioning and commissioning activities as per project procedures and B & C Check sheets using familiarity with systems completion database
  • Experience in assisting HV senior technician when required
  • Experience commissioning the following equipment; MCC Switchboards, ATM/MTS, Starter Cubicles, VSDs/VFDs, LV Switchgear and Switchboards, UPSs, LV Generators and Motors, Control Panels, Heaters, ‘Lighting and small power’ Distribution Boards and Trace heating.
  • Proficient in the use of the following test equipment: LuxMeter, Micro-Ohmeter/Ducter, Loop Impedance, Multi-Function meter, Insulation Resistance tester, AC/DC withstand Hi-Pot tester, Battery Discharge, AC/DC Clamp meters, Primary Injection set, Secondary Injection Set, CT/VT Analyser.
  • Experience of field verification of punch list completion and signing off in systems completion database as required.
  • Extensive hands on knowledge of carrying out day to day electrical commissioning work scopes such as; pre-energization checks, electrical equipment testing and field support for project activities such as leak testing etc.
  • Good Knowledge of General Electrical Installation Standards electrical testing and proving dead
  • Experience in the completion and validation of electrical red line mark-ups on documentation such as single line diagrams, data sheets and wiring diagrams in a technical and legible manner
  • Experience of online fault finding on running process plant is required.
  • Knowledge of Basic Relay protection and control schemes on LV Distribution Networks (Motor Control & Protection, Overcurrent, Earth Fault, Auto / Manual Transfer Schemes)
  • Able to interrogate electrical systems via a laptop, assist vendor to upload / download setting files and manage change.
  • Advanced Equipment troubleshooting on LV Three Phase Circuits and associated Complex Control Logic (Relay Logic and Hardwired)
  • Excellent understanding of Electrical Fundamentals as applied to LV systems
  • Audit/apply LV Isolations

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

Qualification/ Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree / Diploma in Engineering

Skills Requirement:

  • Basic computer training such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
  • CompEx Certification for work on ATEX equipment
  • Experience in the inspection and installation of instrumentation (ATEX Equipment) equipment
  • Experience commissioning the following equipment; Electrical MV Transformers, MV Compressors (>30MW), Diesel Engines and DCS systems (in conjunction with the I+C Department.)
  • Experience in carrying out electrical field support for interlock testing, field support for logic testing, field support for C&E testing and field support for dynamic equipment runs.
  • First-hand knowledge of providing electrical field support for commissioning vendors
  • Proven track record in frontline commissioning, plant start up and initial plant operations.
  • Proven track record in leading a team of skilled technicians in commissioning activities.
  • Proven strong technical skills in electrical commissioning subject matter.
  • Excellent working knowledge of electrical test equipment at hands on level.
  • Excellent working knowledge of process plant electrical equipment at hands on level.
  • Excellent working knowledge of LV electrical distribution networks and electrical generation


  • Excellent in written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent practice of English, ability to work in a multicultural environment.

Details about the role:

Location: Kazakhstan

Relocation required: No

Travel required: No

Contract type: Rotational

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