Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) Job Vacancies

Location : Dubai


Carry out troubleshooting, preventive and corrective maintenance works, to respond to emergencies and departmental Project activities related to transmission OHL network in order to obtain interruption-free and reliable performance of the lines by safely implementing Live Line Maintenance Techniques. Basic safety knowledge for working in transmission OHL.
2 years certified experience in the field of OHL LLM (132 kV and above) with a deep safety knowledge for  working in LLM on the OHL.
Should have obtained training with certificate on journeyman/lineman maintenance course including hot line works (rubber gloving, sticklology or etc)
Good skills in English language :reading, writing and conversation.


Expats : Diploma in Electrical Engg with 2 years experience in Live Line Maintenance or Trade Certificate with 3 years experience.
UAE Nationals : Trade Certificate in Electrical Engg with 2 years experience in Live Line Maintenance.

Projects Manager
Location : Dubai

Description :

Manage / administrate and full responsibility of the execution of 132/11kv, 400kv and cables, turnkey projects from the initial stage of the project (Letter of Award) upto the defect liability / close out of the project in compliance with contract scope, DEWA specification & International standards, within budgeted cost & quality standards & in fulfilment of OH&S Policies & Master Plan. ¿ Develop / Manage / Supervise OH&S practices relating to safety of workers and equipment on the project site comply with the approved OH&S DEWA Manual. ¿ Participation in DGEP , establishing department strategy plan & reviewing SLAs. ¿ Continuously innovate and fulfil requirements of driving the Corporate excellence. Facilitate, transfer and share knowledge with collegues and subordinates
Overall responsibility of the project phase from initial stage (participation in the tender stage) till close out of the project including cable works and single point of contact from the consultant and contractor. ¿ Monitoring and controlling of contract activities and reporting the job status periodically to the ASMPT / DSMPT on critical issues required maintaining contractor progress according to the project schedule. ¿ Ensures that the contract procedures are followed during the implementation of the project. ¿ Coordinate with concerned department (DEWA), contractor, Client amd consultant to plan for effective utilization of outages.In addition, attending regular meetings and visit prjectes sites to check and monitor the progress of the work, writes the Minutes of meeting and prepare weekly/monthly reports to the ASMPT/DSMPT. ¿ Insure that the contactor/consultant are following DEWA technical specification ref. as per the contract.

Qualification :

Bachelors degress in electrical engineering

Location : Dubai


Diploma in Electronic with min 5 years exp in field  in Substation Automation (RTU) system, should be able to ensure reliability, availability and maintainability of RTU system.

Engineer - Planning
Location : Dubai


Perform routine maintenance planning as required for multi-craft work requests. This includes providing detailed planned job packages along with short and long term schedules for an assortment of DEWA contracts. Must be able to communicate, negotiate and work effectively with personnel from many different departments.
•Duties and Responsibilities Assuming responsibility for preparation, quality and accuracy of maintenance project schedules
•Manage project schedules, analyze schedule variations and evaluate trends
•Coordinates with dewa departments as well as engineering work group leads pertaining to essential items of supply
•Ensures all required material, labour, and contract services are available to complete scheduled work.
•Work on the  priorities for projects to guarantee completion
•Contributes to forecasts and disbursements by performing schedule analysis
•Establishes priorities for the completion of assigned tasks. Uses judgement to interpret internal and external issues and develop best practices
•May direct resources, prioritize tasks and provide guidance to less experienced team members
•Relies upon experience, interpersonal skills, and broad knowledge of project controls to ensure task completion in compliance with policies, procedures, and business strategy


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1.Team player and committed to safety and quality
2.Dependable and reliable
3.Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
4.Must be a self-starter with proven ability to make decisions
5.Manual dexterity, good vision (glasses are acceptable), eye-hand coordination
6.The ability to concentrate on detailed work
7.The ability to perform lifting up to 50 lbs., climbing of ladders and working on elevated work sites such as scaffolds, towers, and GLG’s
8.Experience in a heavy oil operating environment
9.Motivation to work in a fast paced, deadline team orientated environment
10.Must Be Certified on PMI® – SP or AACE International PSP.

•Degree in engineering or business would be an asset
•Hands on field experience would be essential
•4 years minimum related experience in the industry performing planning/scheduling activities for projects related to, refineries or petrochemical plants, bulk material handling, and power plants
•Experience in Microsoft office 2010, SAP (Project System)
•Demonstrated experience performing progress measurement
•Excellent organizational, technical writing and verbal communication skills are essential

Specialist - Crisis Mgmt
Location : Dubai


Assist the Project Management by coordinating, managing, leading and ensuring prompt actions on SCADA Networks Department Projects, including projects managed internally within the department or projects with SND invovement. The main tasks will be to ensure proper handling of all activities related to Telecontrol & Telecommunication field including tendering, evaluation, engineering, inspection, site supervision, pre-commissioning activities of such projects with compliance to PMI standards from initiation up to closing stage and inline with TP Division Strategic Plan. Extensive knowledge in maintenance and design of SCADA systems (master station, substation automation, telecommunication networks).
Proven experience record in multinational companies or power utilities, in SCADA projects and operations.


Bachelor Degree in Electrical/Telecommunication Engineering with minimum 10 years’ experience in SCADA systems.
Working experience in project management, preferably PMP certified.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to transfer knowledge and experience to others.
Excellent writing, reporting and analytical skills.
Familiar with relevant international standards.

Senior Engineer - Civil
Location : Dubai


Candidate should have Strong problem solving skills to propose technical solutions           
•         Strong knowledge in International Standards (IEEE, IEC, BS)             
•         Proficiency in technical report writing
Ensure the engineering and inspection activities of Transmission Projects related to Civil are carried out from initiation up to closing stage, inline with TP Strategic Plan. Tender Management: Prepare a clear and understandable Civil scope of work for transmission projects inline with the issued Project Parameter Report to ensure coverage of DEWA's requirements in the new tenders and to avoid any ambiguity or misunderstanding of the scope of works by bidders. Review amendments for technical aspects. Review the technical offers including declared & hidden deviations submitted by bidders during the technical evaluation/clarification stage of tendering process and prepare the technical recommendation report.
Factory Acceptance Test Visits: Conduct FAT visits whenever required to ensure the products are inline with DEWA approval/specification and international standards. Prepare the FAT reports.
Technical Meetings/Coordination: Coordinate and attend various technical, design, & progress meetings with contractors, consultants, DEWA internal departments, and other utilities to resolve raised technical problems/issues and to facilitate smooth progress for timely completion of projects.         
Feedback: Obtain feedback from user departments in each project stage to improve lifecycle of future projects. 
Defects Liability Period: Liaise with DEWA user departments to offer technical solution on technical issues raised during Defects Liability Period, engineering, inspection, site construction and site testing & commissioning stages, to ensure coverage/full compliance of DEWA’s requirements in the projects.            
Technical Specification: Update the existing technical specification to be used for future Turnkey projects in terms of previously agreed deviations, standardization, scope of work, actual market situation and lessons learned to avoid any ambiguity or misunderstanding by contractors in future contracts.           
Product Qualification: Assess product conformity and validity inline with the approved qualification methodology to ensure the quality and compliance of the same with DEWA's specification and international standards. Attend capability studies visits to assess the available facilities/product capability with the proposed vendor  in conjunction with documents submitted against intended  scope of work. Prepare capability study report with recommendation related to 132kv and 400kv projects and special projects. 
Failure Mechanism: Assist in closing the design issues reported through the failure feedback mechanism.              
Site Visits: Attend various site visits and site quality audits as and when required to verify the executed works inline with DEWA approval and obtain the feedback for future consideration in new contracts / projects             
Quality Assurance/Quality Control: Ensure QA/QC is in full compliance with specification and requirements of the projects to minimise end user's comments and number of non-compliances found during commissioning stage and hence ensure customer satisfaction and quality of executed work.           
Corporate Excellence: Responsible for continuously innovating and fulfilling the requirements of driving the Corporate Excellence. Facilitating, transferring and sharing knowledge with colleagues and subordinates.   
Confidentiality: Ensure non-disclosure of confidential information to anyone within or outside the Authority, during or after employment in DEWA.
Safety: Follow and adhere to the OH&S Management System Manual as per DEWA's safety standards     
Others: Perform any other tasks as assigned by the reporting manager.


•         Expatriates: Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering (Minimum 6 years of experience in high voltage transmission field, design, engineering and quality control) / Diploma in Civil Engineering (Minimum 8 years of experience in high voltage transmission field, design, engineering and quality control)          
•         UAE Nationals: Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering (Minimum 3 years of experience in high voltage transmission field, design, engineering and quality control) / Diploma in Civil Engineering (Minimum 4 years of experience in high voltage transmission field, design, engineering and quality control)     

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