Job title: Electrical Technician - Railway Maintenance Depot
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Power & Electrification
Expertise: Power & Elec - Installation Power & Elec - Test & Commissioning
Skills: Industrial Electrician Maintenance Electrician Railway Depot Equipment Tamping Machine Ballast Cleaning Machine Ballast Regulator Machine Sand Removal Machine Rail Workshop
Salary type: Monthly
Salary: $4,000.00 SAR
Location: Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Job published: 03-02-2021
Job ID: 32059
Contact name: Babur Durrani

Job Description

Company Introduction:

Our client is an upcoming Railway maintenance contractor & supplier based in Saudi Arabia. Due to their recent business growth they are looking for an enthusiastic & energetic Industrial Electrician working mainly within the Railway Workshop/Depot to carry out installation, maintenance, inspection & testing and repairs for track maintenance equipment and machines. Saudi Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply for this role - Any other nationality candidates must be already present in Saudi Arabia with a transferable Iqama/Work Permit. 


Job Specifications:

  • Location: Dammam, Saudi Arabia
  • Type: Full Time - 6 days per week
  • Job Level: Junior / Associate
  • Accommodation will be provided by the company
  • Transport will be provided by the company
  • Basic Salary: Saudi Riyals 4,000 / month


General Duties:

  • Electrical fault finding and repair on track maintenance equipment such as:
    • Tamping Machine
    • Ballast Regulator Machine
    • Ballast Cleaning Machine
    • Sand Removal Machine
    • Any other equipment that is used for railway track maintenance
  • Day to day electrical work such as disconnection/reconnection, installations, maintenance and repair of equipment.
  • Responding to break downs and production issues on the lines that require agile and flexible electrical support.
  • Planning electrical work, liaising with suppliers and sourcing parts for daily work.
  • Run tests on electrical components to ensure a safe and effective installation.
  • Inspect electrical systems and equipment for any damage, malfunctions, and safety hazards.
  • Completing reports and diagnostics.
  • Maintaining records for ISO audits and traceability.
  • Promoting Safe work culture in the team and leading by example.
  • Ensuring all accidents, incidents, near misses and non-conformances are fully reported.
  • Occasional travel to track site to work with track operators.



  • Experience reading electrical schematics and panel diagrams.
  • Able to complete paperwork accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Analytical – Problem solving and Analytical skills and provide effective, practical solutions & advice.
  • Able to work unsupervised, to a high standard and in line with safe working practices.
  • Must have a good pro-active attitude and able to communicate well with other departments and team members.
  • Ability to work on their own or as part of a team.
  • Rail Industry – Understanding and familiarity with operational railway environment.



  • Internationally recognised Diploma or Equal qualification as an Electrician.
  • Previous experience of minimum 1-2 years working as a general Industrial Electrician preferably in a Railway maintenance depot/workshop.