• Senior Electrical Engineer

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Electrical
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)
    Oil & Gas
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to strengthen our team in Dubai.


    • Develop detailed design deliverables defining distribution, protection and control schemes
    • Execute assigned work, and deliver documentation within the project schedule
    • Develop specifications and data sheets and prepare material requisitions for LV and HV electrical switchgear, UPS, MCC, power transformers, trace heating materials and distribution equipment, earthing and other electrical equipment
    • Develop power system studies in ETAP software
    • Produce calculations – cable sizing, equipment sizing, lightning and earthing, emergency generator sizing
    • Produce schedules – load schedules, cable and conduit schedules, control and indication schedules
    • Produce metering and protection drawings for HV / LV switchgears
    • Review vendor’s quotations, prepare technical quotation evaluation and recommend the final technically acceptable vendor
    • Approve order variation summaries technically; review and approve vendor order documentation
    • Coordinate and liaise with other departments
    • Carry out technical investigations, produce technical reports, engineering standards and procedures
    • Demonstrate sound technical knowledge, coupled with decision making skills, to ensure the timely delivery of projects

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Engineering degree qualification is essential
    • Chartered Engineer certification will be an added advantage
    • Minimum of 12 years design experience in onshore Oil and Gas projects
    • Extensive detailed design experience
    • Extensive brownfield project experience
    • Previous experience in the Middle East region is essential
    • Must be willing to travel to Iraq for site visits when required
    • High motivation, ability to work independently and confidence in own ability to deliver the Electrical scope on a project

    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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