• Title
    Lead Electrical Designer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Electrical
    Position Type
    Contractor / Agency
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood currently has an opportunity for a Lead Electrical Designer on a contract basis. In this role, you will be responsible for the execution of project work, in accordance with the Discipline Design Instructions, including Wood and/or Project Procedures on Safety and Quality Control, within the man-hour, cost budgets and the project schedule targets. The role will be for 8 months based in Staines.


    The successful candidate will have experience of working on Oil and Gas projects, and must have experience including the ability to deliver the below document types/Electrical Design Functions with minimum supervision.

    • Cable Routing Design (above and below ground)
    • Cable Containment and Cable Routing inside Pre-fabricated Buildings like Remote Instrument Enclosures/Substations
    • General Electrical Equipment Layouts including Sub-station Layouts
    • Single Line Diagrams / protection schemes
    • Installation Drawings
    • Electrical Modelling in SP3D Environment
    • Electrical Design deliverables Production using SP3D and SPEL
    • Input to Model Review by using Safety in Design specification
    • Input to Cost Estimation

     The candidate must be able to deliver other document types that may be required during the execution of the project such as :-

    • Power and Earthing Layouts
    • Cable Schedules
    • Schematic/Connection Diagrams
    • Earthing Systems
    • Lighting System Design and Layout (including Calculation using  lighting design software application)
    • Electrical Equipment Layout inside Pre-fabricated Buildings like Remote Instrument Enclosures/Substations
    • Electrical Equipment List
    • Electrical MTO to accuracy of +/-10%
    • Cable Transit Layout

    Skills / Qualifications

    • HNC in Electrical Engineering, or related subject

    • Experience in FEED/Detailed Engineering projects

    • Computer literate Microsoft office and Micro-station, with excellent written and verbal communication skills

    • Experience in Smart Plant SP3D and SPEL Design Environment

    • Ability for work collaboration management with other global project offices


    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.



    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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