Senior Desalination Expert

Requisition ID:  20265


Senior Desalination Expert

  • Do you want to be part of solving a worldwide challenge, namely the energy transition towards sustainability?
  • Do you want to develop a career in the Middle East?

If so, come and join our team!


Context of the job  

We are currently in the process of scaling up our RO Team. In this context, we are looking for a based in Dubai. As Reverse Osmosis Expert, you will develop and acquire understanding and field experience on selected activity domain(s) of the team with a vision to become an expert for your part (s) of activity.


As Senior Desalination Expert...

You will work closely with other experienced colleagues to optimize customer processes, troubleshoot issues, and provide operational support. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Actively participating in the execution of service activities remotely or at the customer site to optimize their processes, carry out troubleshooting activities, and identify short-term opportunities.
  • Drafting the technical part of quotes of Laborelec for its customers, ensuring that their needs are met.
  • Identifying customers' needs for operational support, including troubleshooting and root cause analysis.
  • Linking with the R&D part and the project ideas to ensure that the company stays up-to-date with the latest technological advancements.
  • Actively participating in research activities and the development of new expertise/competencies.
  • Contributing to the Middle East R&D Roadmap execution and aligning with the company's overall strategy


As a Senior Reverse Osmosis Expert, you will focus on acquiring competence and experience based on the company's strategy. You will be required to intervene on industrial sites in UAE and abroad. This is an opportunity to work on cutting-edge technologies, and make a significant impact on our customers' operations.


You may be our future colleague if…  

We are looking for a Reverse Osmosis Expert eager to go on industrial sites and develop new services.


More concretely, you have:

  • A chemical engineering degree or equivalent experience
  • A relevant O&M experience on desalination plants
  • A strong  customer-orientation, you are creative, and able to solve complex problems by providing innovative and high-value-added solutions. You communicate effectively about the solutions you have developed.
  • An hands-on profile open for practical interventions
  • Good communication skills and fluent in English
  • Team player mindset, capable of working on your own

What we offer  

  • An exciting position in a leading research and expertise centre, with the possibility of further career development within ENGIE   
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities  
  • A competitive package 


Your HR contact  Damien Colmant –


Location ENGIE Laborelec Middle East – Dubaï - United Arab Emirates



Laborelec welcomes candidates from all backgrounds, and actively promotes Diversity in the workforce.  


Curious about Engie Laborelec?  

Since 60 years, ENGIE Laborelec is a leading research and expertise center in the field of electrical power technology.  It was established back in 1962 with the aim of pooling the multidisciplinary expertise needed to carry out operational research programmes and support the operation and maintenance of electricity generation, transmission, distribution, storage, and utilization assets, by providing technical consultancy and solutions to its customers.  


Today, ENGIE Laborelec is part of the ENGIE Group, and more particular of the newly created entity called ENGIE Research & Innovation. Today, working at ENGIE Laborelec means being part of an international community of high-level experts and technicians, who combine cutting-edge research and innovation with on-the-field operational support for all actors in the electricity value chain, committed to the #NetZeroCarbon transition.  


To make it happen, our +300 experts, laboratory assistants, technicians and support staff daily accompany our customers in their energy transition and come up with innovative solutions to provide services to decarbonize, optimize the energy efficiency, and reduce the total cost of ownership of power assets. The ENGIE Laborelec headquarter is based in Belgium (Linkebeek, near to Brussels), with smaller branches in France, Germany and the Netherlands, Chile (LATAM) and KSA & UAE (MESCAT).  

Business Unit:  Research & Innovation
Division:  R&I - LABS Laborelec
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Master's Degree