Overview / Responsibilities

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

  • Technical Assurance (engineering quality assurance and control)
  • Resource management
  • Standardization and replication across the Contract
  • Reporting to Engineering Manager, the candidate will assume sole responsibility for the project electrical systems on a all assets
  • To manage the Electrical engineering and design team
  • To have single-point responsibility for all electrical engineering deliverables and ensure that they conform to all applicable engineering codes and standards as well as the Client’s policies and procedures
  • To provide direction and guidance on technical queries relating to electrical engineering
  • To participate in all project safety and design reviews as necessary
  • To ensure that all work is completed without compromise to quality and is delivered according to the project schedule
  • To liaise with the Client’s Engineering, Operations and Maintenance staff as required to ensure a consistent approach to project completion
  • To promote safe behaviour at all times
  • To provide sound technical advice and solutions to a diversity of technical problems within the discipline
  • To co-ordinate with other disciplines during all stages of design development, construction, pre-commissioning, and start-up
  • To provide technical support to site in terms of material inspection, Factory Acceptance Testing etc
  • To assist in the coordination of all activities related to electrical systems
  • To identify any areas of concern with respect to progress and/or quality and recommend corrective actions as required
  • To attend weekly progress meetings and generate status reports for the Engineering/Project Manager

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree qualification in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 15 years experience in the oil and gas industries
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of electrical system design and analysis
  • Thorough awareness of international codes and standards
  • Familiar with the typical software packages that are used for electrical system design and selection including Smartplant
  • Experience of participation in HAZID, HAZOP and IPF/SIL Classification studies.
  • Experience with Concept Selection and FEED studies
  • Relevant experience in Oil and Gas Operator organizations
  • Prior experience as Technical Authority