• Instrument & Electrical Designer

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

    Wood is currently recruiting for an Electrical Designer with experience in the chemical manufacturing industry.  As the Electrical Designer you will be responsible for design work supporting small facility based projects in an active chemical manufacturing plant as part of that plant’s capital project’s group.


    Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required.



    • Meet or exceed the company’s safety standards
    • Comply with all company procedures, engineering practices and other standards
    • Read and fully understand P&ID’s and other documents which describe the scope of work to be done
    • Provide electrical design support to capital and service projects in a fast paced environment
    • Design of MV and LV electrical systems, including both power, control and instrumentation wiring
    • Application of company and industry standards to generate electrical construction packages
    • Independently develop detailed wiring diagrams, motor control circuits, MCC layouts, transformer systems, instrument/lighting/grounding plan drawings, electrical schematics, cable tray/conduit sizing, cable selection, PLC panel sizing
    • Work closely with plant engineers, contractors, and team members to achieve project success
    • Field as-built, measurement, and design as project requires
    • Assist with material take-offs and construction estimating

    Skills / Qualifications

    Skills / Qualifications

    • 15+ years industrial experience working in the design field, preferably in that of the chemical manufacturing industry
    • Experience in design of electrical systems as currently used in chemical manufacturing facilities including electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, plan drawings, MCC layouts, conduit and cable tray layouts, etc.
    • Knowledge of electrical equipment selection in industrial classified areas
    • Outdoor design experience, able to wear required PPE and drive safely to job-site for filed measurement/as-built drawings
    • Proficiency in MicroStation a plus
    • Proficiency in Microsoft, Word, Excel and Outlook

    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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