• Title
    Senior Electrical Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Electrical
    Position Type
    Agency / Contract
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Principal Electrical Engineer to join our team in Melbourne on contract basis. Reporting to the Lead E&I Engineer, the successful applicant will be part of a busy project team delivering brownfields oil & gas modification projects for our client



    • Responsible for planning, co-ordinating and directing a major segment or technical aspect of the engineering related activities within a project
    • Directly responsible for the performance of Senior Engineers and Lead Design Draftspersons within the project team
    • Must be familiar with relevant codes, client Design Specifications and procedures, and have a thorough working knowledge of the latest design and analytical techniques
    • Provide functional engineering input to assigned projects
    • Provides technical support to designers
    • Executes discipline front end and detailed design input to engineering projects
    • Organises, executes and coordinates assignments within agreed budget and schedule
    • Assist with compilation of safety critical engineering documentation to facilitate project close-out
    • Regulator interaction with colleagues and lead engineer to meet schedule.

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Degree in a relevant engineering discipline (B.Sc/ M.Sc/ B.Eng) and eligible for membership of an internationally accepted applicable professional Institute. e.g. IET, Engineers Australia
    • Should have over 8 years of post-graduate experience, with 12 years in the oilfield or petrochemical industry
    • Good knowledge of local and international codes and standards used in oil and gas and refining for electrical engineering. Under direction from lead engineer, capable of applying advanced engineering techniques on engineering problems and methods
    • Capable of communicating and interfacing effectively with other disciplines, project managers, and clients’ representatives
    • Knowledge of the latest telecommunications technology specifications is essential. 
    • Demonstrate balance of industrial experience at relevant level and position
    • Professional demeanour, interpersonal and team working skills are mandatory requirements to be assessed for team fit
    • Able to demonstrate team working skills
    • Enthusiastic, conscientious and keen to learn with a flexible can-do attitude
    • Mobile and willing to spend time away from office location as and when operation requires. 

    Candidates must have full work rights in Australia to be considered for this role.


    If you’re an experienced Principal Electrical Engineer, ready for your next project, then we are keen to hear from you today. 


    Apply now and take the next step in your career with this exciting opportunity!

    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  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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