Kirtikumar - Senior Electrical Engineer

Location: Sharjah, UAE

Years in industry: 16

Years in Petrofac: 7

What are four things you do on a typical day at work?     

  • Preparing and updating task lists
  • Reading and responding to emails
  • Interacting with our engineering centres in India
  • I try to learn at least one new thing every day

Which three words would you use to describe your job?

Leader, service-provider and the face of Petrofac in front of clients and vendors (more than three words I know!).

What do you like most about your job?

I love that I have the freedom to make my own decisions.

What are your biggest professional challenges?

Keeping up to date in terms of technical knowledge and the latest global technologies.

What is your biggest achievement to date?

It would be consistently gaining the confidence of both peers and supervisors.

What makes Petrofac different from other oil and gas companies?

Every day has a new challenge at Petrofac. There is no limit to what you can learn and explore.

And finally, do you have a piece of career advice you’d like to share?

Always come to work with a positive attitude and fresh mind, because innovative ideas come to a fresh mind.