• Title
    Lead Electrical Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Electrical
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Lead Electrical Engineer with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry.

    • Assurance that personnel within the Electrical group are competent, identify inadequacies in personnel and propose solutions such as training, coaching or replacement and that the correct competent personnel are matched to the task at hand
    • Responsibility for the integration of the electrical design into the overall project work-scope and ensuring that Commissioning, Maintenance, and Operational requirements are included within the design
    • Maintain the required technical quality of work produced by discipline assigned staff
    • Ensure that the work output of discipline assigned staff complies with the relevant procedures
    • Provide technical assistance to discipline staff as required
    • Responsible for input to project plans and schedules, achievement of agreed schedule, during the course of any project or study or early identification of project areas of concern with necessary corrective action identified
    • Keep up-to-date with technical developments, state, national and international standards and legislative requirements related to the scope of the discipline
    • Assist in developing the knowledge and skills of the discipline assigned staff, including assisting in the training and technical development of engineers
    • Be aware and understand the business drivers within the Client organization and how these can be influenced by innovated designs and minimum cost solutions
    • Approval of all engineering documents created by the Electrical team (inclusive of PE responsibilities)
    • Review work/work output of discipline assigned staff as required
    • Prepare estimates and assist in the review of proposed schedules
    • Ensure that results of any development work are fully utilized in discipline activities
    • Provide technical assistance to other disciplines as required
    • Providing documentation and drawing deliverables for inclusion in workpacks and / or design books on time to meet project deadlines
    • Ensuring documentation is technically correct and all relevant engineering management system processes are applied to each scope
    • Taking part and contributing to construction risk assessments and construction method statements (where required)
    • Responsible as a key member of any Project team for achieving the Project target and completion of the Project within the budget and schedule
    • Preparation of engineering scope for both man-hours and equipment estimates (where necessary)
    • Responsible for assessing and identifying deviations to standards, that will benefit Wood & Client, and gaining acceptance of Client Technical Authorities
    • Participate as necessary in discussions with Clients and visit job sites as required
    • Progress of the works under their control and the achievement of targets. Responsible for reporting progress as per company systems and procedures
    • Producing engineering deliverables registers and controlling the works against those registers
    • Supervision of   electrical staff under their control, & responsibility for the technical quality of work produced by them
    • Be conversant and knowledgeable with respect to current and new legislation and standards e.g., BS, API, ASME and Client codes and standards, Federal, State & OSHA Regulations
    • Approval of all engineering documents created by the Electrical team (inclusive of PE responsibilities)
    • Identification of appropriate resources for engineering works and forward planning of resources, taking into account cross site requirements


    Skills / Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Alaska Professional Engineering Stamp
    • 8 years’ engineering experience
    • 4 years’ Onshore Project experience
    • 6 years’ experience working in Petrochemical industry
    • Arctic Environment engineering

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Associates or Bachelor’s degree.
    • Alaska Professional Engineering Stamp

    Job-Specific Skills:

    • Maintain customer relationships
    • Capable of representing Wood and Client to business associates in a professional manner
    • Understanding of commercial and technical risk assessments
    • Good communication, motivational skills with demonstrable leadership with ability for conflict resolution
    • Willingness to assist and research enquiries, investigate and interpret data essential
    • Good Commercial awareness
    • Considerable experience in the practical application of Electric motors, generators, switchboards, transformers & other main components of electrical systems
    • Considerable experience in the practical application of electrical equipment for use in hazardous areas
    • Considerable experience in the practical application of Electrical Protection
    • Considerable experience in the practical application of Power System Analysis
    • Considerable experience in the application of UPS Equipment
    • Considerable experience in the practical application of Power Management Systems
    • Considerable experience in the practical application of the operation & control of gas turbine & diesel driven generators
    • Considerable knowledge in electrical engineering principles and their application in engineering projects
    • Considerable experience in the oil & gas or petrochemical industry and the application of electrical equipment therein
    • Considerable knowledge of engineering materials used within discipline
    • Considerable knowledge in the requirements and needs of other disciplines
    • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications

    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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