• Title
    Principal Electrical Engineer (Lead)
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Electrical
    Position Type
    Agency / Contract
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood. is recruiting a Principal Electrical Engineer with extensive experience within the brownfield oil and gas and petrochemical industry.  This role is available on a contract basis to and will be based in our offices Darlington. 


    The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry and will 



    • Execute electrical engineering activities (Concept, Front End Engineering Development, Technical Study & Detailed Design)
    • Execute electrical discipline engineering activities within the budget and schedule, maintaining technical integrity.
    • Act as Discipline Focal Point / Lead Engineer as required
    • Assess effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously improving systems, personal and team performance
    • Carry out work in accordance with Wood. and project Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality systems
    • Maintain the required technical quality of work
    • Identify scope and schedule changes in accordance with the Change Control Process
    • Maintain planning and cost control on all scopes
    • Ensure that designs comply with the relevant Codes, Standards, Regulations and Procedures
    • Ensure, as far as is practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out in compliance with the agreed budget and schedule
    • Keep up to date with technical developments, National and International standards and legislative requirements related to the discipline scope
    • Prepare estimates and schedules and assist in their review
    • Maintain good communication with the client

    Skills / Qualifications

    Qualifications & Experience

    • UK Bachelors Degree or equivalent in appropriate engineering subject
    • Chartered Engineer (desirable)
    • Highly experienced engineer with sound technical background and expertise
    • Experienced in the use of appropriate codes of practice, standards and relevant sections of statutory documentation
    • Highly experienced in use of design and assessment methods used within discipline
    • Experienced in use of analytical methods used within discipline including theoretical background for analysis programs
    • Experienced in planning, progress monitoring, forecasting and reporting
    • Competent in commercial, contractual and administrative aspects of engineering
    • Experienced in estimating man-hours and materials for most aspects of work
    • Experienced in working with other disciplines and sections to meet delivery dates
    • Highly experienced in quality control requirements and quality assurance for engineering work
    • Experienced in design safety / environmental requirements, procedures and responsibilities for both self and subordinates

    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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