Mesaieed, WA, QA, 45518

Function:  Industrial Operations
Employment type:  Full Time
Required experience:  Junior professional – up to 5 years
Reference ID:  74969

Maintenance Automation Technician

Job Description

Position :  Maintenance Automation Technician


  • Function :    Electrical Maintenance
  • Country :     Qatar
  • Location :    Mesaieed
  • Manager:   Sr.  Supervisor – Electrical Maintenance





Performs the corrective, preventive and ameliorative maintenance of the equipment in compliance with the objectives developed and set in quantity, quality and delays. He applies security, environment and prevention rules within his work environment.


Areas of responsibility


  • Proficiency in programming and Trouble shooting in Siemens PLC system – S7, TIA software
  • Strong knowledge of special Siemens PLC programming techniques and best practices
  • Attend the breakdown in the machine
  • Inform in advance to the Supervisor about any spares which is required to solve the machine problem
  • Attending breakdowns not limited to Automation
  • Inspect the utilities on a regular basis and maintain the logbook for the same
  • Attend breakdown of communication protocol on various machines.
  • Maintain the shift report  on a daily basis
  • Raise a memo for any spare parts to be issued from the store for the machine
  • Make a logical approach Mechanically and Electrically to solve the problem in the machine and inform Supervisor accordingly if it is beyond their level.
  • Write clear instruction for the next shioft for any pending job in a logbook
  • Report to Maintenance Supervisor

Expected results


  • Inspect, monitor and check equipment and ensure its conformity (availability and performance)
  • Continuously monitors physical indicator to know the situation in his perimeter
  • Regularly note signs of malfunctions or abnormalities


Position sizing


Required skills and qualifications


  • Maintenance Planning and Monitoring
  • Application of Standards
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Subcontracting and Outsourcing Management
  • Deployment and monitoring of key indicators
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership and management
  • Customer Satisfaction



  • 3-5  years of Electrical Automation Field Experience , preferably from cable Industry.



  • Diploma ITI Electrical/ Electronics Trade


Required Skills and Knowledge

  • Must have expertise and proficiency with the basic office Computer softwares
  • Must have ability to work effectively with CMMS
  • Good Communication Skills (Written, Spoken)
  • Basic Knowledge of Siemens PLC – S7 Family
  • Basic Knowledge of the field devices like water level controller, proportional valve etc.
  • Good troubleshooting and hands on experience for cable manufacturing machineries
  • Good knowledge of convertors and frequency drivers
  • Ability to find out the root cause of the problem and ability to resolve it
  • Good knowledge of Pneumatic and Hydraulic system