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Senior Electrical Engineer

Senior Electrical Engineer

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Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Electrical
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Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Electrical Engineer to work out of our Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia office. This position will be on the Marjan onshore gas plant project and is scheduled to run for approximately twelve months.


Saudi Aramco has selected Wood to develop a FEED for a mega program in the Onshore Eastern Province surrounding Tanajib, Safaniyah and Ju’aymah in Saudi Arabia. The increased crude and gas production will demand the initial expansion of an onshore GOSP (gas oil separation plant) at Tanajib, a Greenfield 2.5bnscf (billion standard cubic feet) gas plant, together with NGL (natural gas liquid) expansion at Wasit. This will all be supported by a new cogeneration power plant expected to generate 750MW (megawatts) for both onshore and offshore compression, together with power for onshore utilities.


  • Design and develop Key Electrical Drawings & Documents i.e. Standards & Specifications, Single Line Diagrams, Electrical System Studies report (e.g. short circuit load flow, equipment sizing calculation, etc.)
  • Review and approve all electrical drawings / documents and check the design quality and technical accuracy on assigned project
  • Prepare material requisitions for electrical equipment, technical bid evaluations, and review suppliers’ documents
  • Attend Factory Acceptance Test (FAT’s) and Site Acceptance Test (SAT’s) for electrical equipment on assigned project
  • Assist the electrical designers with the preparation of electrical drawings
  • Review, comment, and input the project schedule
  • Provide information to project cost estimate (e.g. manpower and man-hour required for execution of work)
  • Site checking and verification
  • Prepare specification for electrical installation and test procedures
  • Supervise construction, testing, and commissioning support

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor in Electrical Engineering with at least 3 years of experience for Junior position and 7 years of experience for Senior position in Refinery Petrochemical / Chemical / Power / Pharmaceutical Plant Projects
  • Knowledge of international codes & standards (e.g. IEC, ANSI / IEEE, API, IP15)
  • Knowledge of electrical power systems and industry accepted electrical engineering software such as ETAP, SKM for Engineer position
  • Highly motivated, well organized, resourceful, and proactive
  • Possess good interpersonal skills with good written and spoken in English
  • Flexible approach and able to work under pressure with a can-do attitude and a desire to win
  • Ability to promote an open and informal communication environment that aims at growing mutual trust and teamwork
  • Previous experience in Aramco Projects with major Engineering Contractor desirable
  • AmecFW experience preferred

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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