Company: Wood
Skills: Electrical Engineering
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is urgently looking for a Lead Electrical Engineer (TA) to strengthen our team in Dubai with possible trips to Iraq.

  • 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

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

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.

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 over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, 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.


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