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ZAIN1103 - Power Engineer - Najaf

  • Operation
    Zain Iraq
  • Division
    IT & Technical
  • Location
    Iraq - Najaf
  • Closing Date
About Zain
Zain is the pioneer of mobile telecommunications in the Middle East. We began life in 1983 in Kuwait as the region’s first mobile operator, and since the initiation of our expansion strategy in 2003, we have expanded rapidly. Today, we are a leading mobile voice and data services operator with a commercial footprint in 7 Middle Eastern and Africa countries with a workforce of over 7,900 providing a comprehensive range of mobile voice and data services to over 42.4 million active individual and business customers as of March 31, 2024.
Role Purpose

Zain Iraq is actively recruiting to hire Power Engineer - Najaf, a power engineer specializing in GSM site power and generator deployment is responsible for the planning, implementation, and maintenance of power systems for telecommunication sites. This role ensures that GSM towers and associated infrastructure have reliable and efficient power supplies, including primary and backup power sources

  • Design and develop power systems for GSM sites, considering factors like load requirements, redundancy, and fuel efficiency.

  • Oversee the selection, procurement, and installation of generators for cell tower backup power.

  • Coordinate with construction team and vendors on generator placement, fuel storage, and electrical connections.

  • Conduct site surveys to assess power requirements and determine optimal generator placement.

  • Ensure compliance with all electrical codes and safety regulations during generator installation.

  • Perform testing and commissioning of generators to verify proper operation and functionality.

  • Develop preventative maintenance plans for generators and oversee routine maintenance activities.

  • Maintain accurate documentation of all power system components and maintenance records.

  • Stay up-to-date on evolving technologies and best practices for on-site power generation.

  • Conduct on-site acceptance for power set up and equipment.

Education, Experience and Competencies


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or mechanical engineering


  • Minimum of [2] years of experience in power systems design, installation, or maintenance.

  • Experience working with generators, including deployment and maintenance, is highly preferred.

  • Understanding of electrical codes and safety regulations related to generator operation.

  • Ability to work in remote locations and potentially challenging weather conditions



  • Serving our Customers

  • Problem Solving and Creativity

  • Achievement Driven




  • Oral And Written Communication

  • Project / Program Management

  • Business Modeling and Analysis

  • Quality, Health, Safety, Security and Environment


DEI  Competency

  • Courage to Engage

  • Addressing Bias

  • Allyship

About Application Process

If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):

1. Resume/CV