Company: Wood
Skills: Electrical Engineering
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking for a Principal Electrical Engineer to join our Operations business in support of one of our key energy clients in the Asia Pacific (APAC) West region. This is Perth based role on an initial 12-month contract and is expected to develop into a longer-term ongoing assignment.

Wood "Operations" delivers brownfields engineering, procurement, construction, optimisation and technical services to the Oil & Gas industry and enjoys long-term partnerships with some of the region's most prominent producers with operations in Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

As a Principal Electrical Engineer with relevant d esign expertise in brownfields oil and gas projects , you will be reporting directly to the Electrical Engineering Lead and working collaboratively across FEED / Execution to EPCM delivery.

Taking the lead on some of the world's most technically complex brownfields Oil & Gas projects for the Electrical Engineering group, you will join likeminded, agile industry peers who are highly qualified and recognised industry innovators to create new possibilities...

Skills / Qualifications

You must have full Australian work rights and reside in Western Australia to be considered for this role at this time.

In addition, you will be s uitably qualified in Electrical Engineering from a recognised institution and have:


  • In-depth technical knowledge of Electrical Engineering - design and operation
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable codes and standards - international and Australian
  • Ability to manage risk during the design process consistent with safety, technical and commercial requirements
  • Excellent analytical, literacy and numerical skills
  • Proven experience managing teams of Engineers
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) with proven experience in client facing roles

What will set you apart will be your proven and relevant experience working as a Senior / Principal level Electrical Engineer on brownfields projects in an engineering / EPCM office within the Oil & Gas industry.

It takes an inclusive and diverse global community of inquisitive minds to unlock solutions to tomorrows most critical challenges.

Wood encourages Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply.

If you are Senior / Principal level Electrical Engineer and looking for your next project in the Oil & Gas industry apply today!

Shortlisting will commence immediately.

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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