• Entry level Electrical Engineer

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Electrical
    Additional Work Location
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is recognized globally and throughout many industries for its engineering capability. We tackle engineering projects ranging in complexity from simple to world class. Customers rely on our engineering design experience and lessons learned where we are able to provide certainty of outcome through world class project delivery. If you are looking for a job where you will be challenged, pushed to excel and given opportunities for growth and increasing responsibility we are convinced you will thrive and enjoy working at Wood. The Atlanta, Greenville, Portland, Minneapolis, and Tallahassee offices make up the engineering centers for US Operations within the Wood Process and Energy division.   Over the past ten years, Process and Energy has steadily grown from a $500M to $1.7B business and our core values are sharply focused on safety, client satisfaction, having the courage to push boundaries and excellent project execution.

    Wood P&E is looking for entry level engineers who want to join a team with a clear vision of the future and a plan for steady long-term growth. We believe our growth is fundamentally the result of our great people who support the business core values and our diversity in successfully servicing our key markets.


    Wood is seeking an Entry-Level Electrical Engineer to become a member of our team and bring a willingness to contribute to and grow within our organization


    Key Responsibilities

    • Perform simple & routine tasks assigned at the direction of a mid or senior level engineer using the standards set by the company, group, client, etc.
    • Performs electrical engineering design, including the development of single line diagrams, panel schedules, schematics, connection diagrams, load lists, etc.
    • Correct mark-ups on drawings provided by engineers.
    • Become familiar with the company’s and client’s methods, standards, and practices.
    • Evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering methods, techniques, procedures and criteria, using independent judgment with oversight from more senior engineers.
    • Develop, review and coordinate documents with suppliers, other disciplines and customers.
    • Proficient with basic engineering deliverables such as drawings, specifications and calculations.
    • Conduct document and design checking as required.

    Skills / Qualifications


    • Minimum Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university.
    • 0 – 4 years + years of experience in electrical design of heavy industrial power distribution systems, lighting and grounding
    • Ability and willingness to travel 25% average with specific projects potentially requiring extended travel
    • Must pass drug test, background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
    • Willingness to work in the Atlanta, Georgia or Greenville, South Carolina offices


    • Good oral and written communication skills required.
    • Experience with MS Office required.
    • Strong ability to work in a team environment required.
    • EIT certification
    • Experience with Revit and AutoCAD is a plus.
    • Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes is a plus.

    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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