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Senior Electrical Engineer

086023 Requisition #

Senior Electrical Engineer


Location: Jabal Sayid, Medina Province, Saudi Arabia




Ma’aden Barrick Copper Company is seeking to appoint Senior Electrical Engineer for our Jabal Sayid copper mining project in Saudi Arabia.  The Senior Electrical Engineer will report to the Maintenance Manger as part of the site Maintenance team.


  • The incumbent in this role will be hands on to conduct safe execution of all LV and HV electrical installation and electrical equipment maintenance activities within all Company facilities to ensure maximum availability and reliability of equipment.

  • Commitment of training for Saudi Nationals to improve their skills in line with Company Saudisation commitments

  • Ensure compliance inspections are conducted on time. Ensure compliance registers are kept updated.

  • Develop the workforce to be competent in all areas of electrical maintenance activities.

  • Identify needs; provide coaching, and hands-on training to the team to improve their skills and knowledge when performing the job.

  • Mentor, coach and train to provide technical, practical field support in the various areas of maintenance, focusing on increasing maintenance effectiveness, productivity and lowering cost through improved practices.

  • To ensure maximum equipment availability

  • Develop in conjunction with the Maintenance planning department to include Work Permits and Parts lists for all standard jobs

  • Develop monthly, weekly, daily work schedules to match available manning.

  • Work schedules to include off site facilities, Madinah and Yanbu.



Other Skills & Abilities:


  • Strong diagnostic ability in electrical fault finding

  • Hands on experience in cabling and terminations LV and HV

  • Hands on approach in leadership.

  • Good organisation skills

  • Good communication (oral and written) skills

  • Strong sense of team participation

  • Self-starting and able to work with minimum supervision

  • Good computer skills

  • Good knowledge in the use of Planning and Inventory control software

  • Safety Management systems

  • PLC programming skills

  • Electrical and instrumentation maintenance

  • Speak fluent English

  • Knowledge of Planning and Inventory control software

  • Riggers Certificate

  • Fork Lift Certificate


What we can Offer You 

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations


About Barrick


Barrick’s vision is to be the world’s most valued gold mining business by finding, developing and owning the best assets, with the best people to deliver sustainable returns for our owners and partners.

Barrick is a sector-leading gold company which owns five of the industry’s Top 10 Tier One assets (Cortez and Goldstrike in Nevada, USA; Kibali in DRC; Loulo-Gounkoto in Mali; and Pueblo Viejo in Dominican Republic) and two with the potential to achieve Tier One status (Goldrush/Fourmile and Turquoise Ridge, both in the USA).  Barrick has the lowest total cash cost position among senior gold companies and a diversified asset portfolio positioned for growth in many of the world’s most prolific gold districts. Barrick Jabal Sayid copper operation is located 350 kilometers north-east of Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It’s a 50/50 joint venture operation with Ma’aden. The first shipment of copper concentrate occurred in December 2015, and the mine commenced commercial production in July 2016.


Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



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