Company: Vida Energy
Skills: Engineering Technician
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive Salary, Accommodation & Benefits
Location: London, England, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom


Vida Energy are working in partnership with the largest oil company in Saudi Arabia and are currently recruiting for a number of Electrical Engineers from a Generator/Gas Turbine background. The roles will be on a 12 month fixed contract based in various locations throughout the Kingdom.

The recruitment process for the roles requires a very quick turnaround, CVs are being shortlisted by the end of September and face to face interviews for successful applicants are to be held in London, UK in October 2019 (dates TBC) and if offered a contract, you would be required to travel within 45 days. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for one of the largest companies in Saudi Arabia where you will be rewarded with a tax free salary, accommodation and transport benefits.

'An experienced hands-on Electrical Technician with experience and knowledge in performing high-level skilled diagnosis, repair, and rewinding of mechanical/electrical work. This will include troubleshooting, disassembly, reassembly, testing and equipment modification of DC motors and AC high voltage motors, generators, and transformers. The department's primary responsibility is to maintain equipment. It plays a vital role in the Company as it provides the repair support to all field organizations by repairing their equipment such as pumps, motors, steam turbines, gas compressors, heat exchangers, and all other equipment considered to be essential for Company operations'.

To be considered for the role you MUST meet the following criteria;

  • Institute degree in electrical engineering or closely related discipline. 
  • 8 years of experience in electrical repair workshop operation.
  • Experience in manufacturing with original equipment manufacturing (OEM) facilities such as ABB (ASEA Brown Boveri), Siemens, WEG, GE, Alstom, and Westinghouse (Teco-Westinghouse) for motor and generator, etc, is required.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to;

  • Perform rewinding activities for motors stators rated from 1 hp to 3000 hp (random and formed coil).

  • Capable of performing static tests for stator and rotor.

  • Having experience of electrical motors dismantling, diagnosing, assembling and run test motor.

  • Capable of rewinding synchronous rotors.

  • Provide technical consultation to the Quality Assurance Unit, Shops Operating Repair Units, and In-Kingdom/Out-of-Kingdom Contractor Shops.

  • Provide specialized engineering assistance to the repair units.