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Electrical Engineer – Field Testing
Vibhawa Consultants Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka

Vibhawa Consultants
Electrical Engineer – Field Testing
Vibhawa Consultants Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka

Company Description

Vibhawa Consultants (vibhawa.lk) is a leading provider of complex power systems solutions based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. We specialize in providing solutions for both complex and simplified electrical systems, using cutting-edge technology for condition monitoring and predictive maintenance to ensure optimal performance. With a diverse client portfolio, including commercial buildings, luxury resorts, mixed developments, heavy industries, power plants (including floating solar plants), and even airlines & military applications, we are renowned for our capability and reliability.

Our team of Chartered Electrical Engineers and skilled Electrical Engineers, who are internationally exposed & trained at the prestigious ETAP academy, tackle complex system issues with precision, supported by our in-house Level 3 Certified Thermographer and team of Level 2 Thermographers. We are the one-stop solution for designing, modelling/simulation of complex systems using ETAP and the full range of electrical testing requirements for our clients in Sri Lanka, Maldives, Qatar & Australia.

We at Vibhawa possess a range of company owned state of the art electrical tester bank (calibrated up to date to ensure the accuracy) capable of providing testing, commissioning, troubleshooting and condition monitoring of the entire spectrum of medium voltage to low voltage systems.

Role Description : Electrical Engineer – Field Testing

This is a full-time on-site role for an Electrical Engineer – Field Testing based in our office in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for conducting field tests on electrical systems (low voltage to medium voltage up to 33kV) – both new and existing systems, analyzing test data, and providing recommendations for improvements / corrections.

Also working with our in-house ETAP power system simulations engineer to work on resolving electricity distribution system related protection issues/tripping issues – starting from gathering field data, assist in modeling/simulation of real world system data and implementing the corrected settings/configurations in protection systems/relays. Also verifying the simulated model operation against the actual operation.

The day to day work will involve the following areas but not limited to,

  • Medium voltage system electrical testing including panels, transformers, cables etc
  • Protection system testing using secondary injection
  • Carrying out Electrical Installation Condition report/inspection as per BS7671
    Infrared Thermography of electrical systems
  • Condition monitoring of earthing systems/lightning protection system of high rise buildings
  • Field inspection & root cause analysis of abnormal conditions like nuisance tripping, over heating etc
  • Carrying out incident investigations of electrical system related incidents

This role is a 60-80% field work based and 40-20% office/desk based job.

What you should have?

  • Bachelors degree specialized in Electrical Engineering or related field (Masters would be a plus point)
  • In depth understanding of basic electrical principles is a must
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Eye to the detail and can do attitude
  • Willing to work in the field both locally & overseas and travel as required

What we will provide you?

  • Exciting power projects both locally & overseas
  • Challenging & learning fostered work environment
  • Opportunity to work together with our in-house experts and also with the experts of our client’s teams
  • Space & career ladder to develop the Electrical Engineer inside you
  • On the job training including local/foreign technical trainings
  • A generous remuneration package in par with the market rates

If you think you have what it takes to be the Electrical Engineer – Field Testing of Vibhawa, drop us an email to hr@vibhawa.lk mentioning the following in the email body,

Why you think you are the right fit for this role?
Your notice period to the current employer (if currently unemployed, mention the same).
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