Electrical Engineer

Date Posted:  16 May 2024
Legal Entity:  Yinson Green Technologies Pte Ltd
Job Function:  Engineering
Location:  Singapore Office
Employment Type:  Permanent

Join one of the world’s leading energy solutions providers and discover how you can grow with Yinson no matter where you are in your career.


Yinson is passionate about meeting the world’s energy demands in a sustainable way. To achieve this, we believe in attracting great employees through the creation of a vibrant, progressive workplace that puts people first.


We’re always on the lookout for experienced and passionate individuals to be part of the team, working and collaborating effectively to make a difference and create impact with individuals, corporations, governments and the business world.


Who are we?

Yinson GreenTech is a wholly owned subsidiary of Yinson Holdings Berhad, a public limited liability company, incorporated and domiciled in Malaysia, and listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia.


YGT is a green technologies solutions provider delivering clean, integrated and technology-enhanced ecosystems and services across the marine, mobility and infrastructure segments.


YGT’s strategic investments currently include an advanced hydrofoil system for electric vessels, e-bikes with swappable batteries, autonomous technology for electric vehicles and vessels, marine energy storage solutions and electric vehicle charging.


YGT currently has five main brands: MarinEV, ChargEV, DrivEV, RydeEV and DigitalEV.


For more information, please visit Yinson GreenTech at: https://ygt.yinson.com

Job Summary

Yinson GreenTech is looking for a motivated Electrical Engineer to join our marine division (“marinEV”) to develop exciting solutions for electric harbour craft and charging infrastructure. The successful candidate will have a proactive work attitude with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on a wide range of complex and time sensitive tasks. In this position, you will provide project execution and technical support to drive the growth of new business opportunities. We are looking for someone with a strong interest in emerging technologies related to marine electrification, battery, propulsion, power electronics and smart grid design.


Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support technical development of electrical, instrument, and control systems for harbor craft applications.
  • Evaluate power demand optimization methods to promote electrification of seafaring vessels.
  • Collaborate with OEMs for technical evaluations and adoption of marine products.
  • Provide technical support on electrical engineering matters including power distribution and energy storage.
  • Collect operational data and develop tools for analytics on usage and efficiency.
  • Propose energy management solutions and utilize analytical tools for optimization.
  • Collaborate with academic and research institutes on technology development.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and provide technical support during construction and operations, updating knowledge with emerging technologies.


Key Competencies:

Commercial Focus

  • Must be focused on achieving timely and cost-effective results for the project and company.
  • Shall be able to converse with and respond to Contractor’s queries while protecting the interests of the Company.
  • Shall be able to identify and react to changes in Company’s contractual scope of work.

Functional Know-How

  • ​​​​​​​Good technical knowledge in electrical, instrument, control and battery design within the marine industry
  • Deep electrical systems understanding and design analysis, technology adaption and electrical studies

Interpersonal Effectivness

  • ​​​​​​​Able to work effectively with the project teams, achieve a good working relationship and act in the interests of the company at all times.

Communication & Influence

  • ​​​Shall have excellent verbal and written language skills, fluent English verbal and written.

Analysis & Problem Solving

  • ​​Shall be able to quickly identify problems and coordinate solutions.

Accountability for Results

  • ​​​​​​​Shall be self-motivated, proactive and able to take responsibility for own actions.
  • Make good technical decisions and ensure that solutions are properly implemented.

Personal Development

  • ​​​​​​​Shall be committed to developing own skill base but also providing support to other people within the company’s project team.



  • Diploma in a technical subject
  • Degree qualified in electrical or control system engineering


Skills & Experience

  • Good use of MS Office
  • Good use of AutoCad software 
  • Know-how in electrical engineering and system design
  • 5 - 7 years of industry experience
  • PLC programming language
  • Experience in battery, electric vessels, automation devices
  • Experience working with industrial communicatio protocols 
  • Practical experience in switchboard design, inspection, commissioning, troubleshooting


What can we offer?

You will be working in a culturally diverse organization which fosters teamwork and mutual support. Our dynamic workplace not only encourages people to laugh be innovative, creative and open express themselves but is also geared to realizing ambition.


Yinson offers an excellent package of benefits and has offices located in a prime location in the city allowing for easy travel to and from work. Working hours are flexible with numerous company events held during the year.