Electrical Technician

Job Overview

Company Profiles

Weir has been in business since 1871 and our sustainability and success has been built on attracting, retaining, and developing exceptional people.

As a global company, employing around 15,000 people in over 70 countries, we reflect the diversity of our customers in the diversity of our people and ensure everyone is given the opportunity to flourish regardless of their gender, race, beliefs or background.

Weir is an inclusive and innovative organisation where you can be your authentic self. We continually develop our talent and diversity of thought to keep our business relevant, innovative and successful for the future.

Enabling our people to unleash their full potential is central to ‘We are Weir’, our vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We aim to be the most admired engineering business in our markets and we’ll achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our markets.


We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering, manufacturing and service locations worldwide.

Business Need / Purpose of Role

Accountable for the upkeep and proper functionality of all electrical equipment and systems. Performs necessary switch-overs in electrical units.

Objectives & Measurement – Key Responsibilities

Including but not limited to:

  • Involved in generation and supply of electricity.
  • Solve electrical problems that may arise in any appliance or premises.
  • Repair and upgrade the already existing electrical equipment.
  • Oversee start-up and maintenance of power generators and other electrical equipment.
  • Ensure that power generators are running within the optimum levels.
  • Maintaining records of all electrical inventories and placing orders for spare parts and equipment.
  • Keeping Maintenance Coordinator informed of progress.

Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

  • Secondary technical education with 5 years of experience in Oil & Gas Industry and minimum 2 years as Electrical Technician in Gas Turbine Power Plant or similar project.
  • Good English knowledge.
  • Ability to identify technical malfunctions in electrical units.
  • Good knowledge about handling and using electrical repair tools and equipment.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and coordinate work functions with co-workers.
  • Ability to learn how to effectively use maintenance software to input data and research parts.

Core Competencies

Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.

Design – Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.

Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.

Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.

Managing Through Systems – Designs practices, processes and procedures which allow managing from a distance; makes things work through others without intervening; makes things work through others without being there; impacts people and results remotely.

Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals; knows the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.

Ethics – Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.

Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.

Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.