Company: Wood
Skills: Electrical Technician
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for an Electrical Technician with extensive experience in the oil and gas industry.

Role Description

The responsibilities of an Electrical Technician will depend on the size and scope of the project. Electrical Technicians will be responsible for addressing that all documentation pertaining to electrical and < 750 voltage activities is completed in a timely and efficient manner; and

• Send completed daily reports to the Commissioning Team Lead

• Work with internal stakeholders to ensure all electrical and < 750 voltage activities are completed in a safe and controlled manner

• When required, complete relay testing of the project-specific type of relays, LOTO switching, voltage testing, breaker testing, and substation testing

• Perform < 750 voltage and electrical testing, as required by the Project


• Shall attend and participate in the daily safety meeting

• Shall report all near misses and incidents to the Team Lead within 24 hours

• All safety procedures must be followed as per the commissioning procedures


• Communicate regularly with the Team Lead and other team members commissioning

deficiencies and failed equipment, faulty design and, in general, all issues encountered

• Support and facilitate a highly effective, collaborative environment with seamless, open communication with the team


• Inform Team Lead of any issues that could affect the baseline budget


• Inform Team Lead of any issues that could affect or cause delays in completion of the Site

Commissioning Practices

• Shall report to the Commissioning Lead.

• Review the drawings and procedures prior to starting the assigned Work task

• When requested or instructed, assist the vendors and others with the Work scope for the day

• Review daily work activities and complete the Work scheduled as set out by the Lead

• Review upcoming work activities for proper test equipment, personnel, safety measures, vendor support, and documentation requirements with the Team Lead

• Be fully competent for relay testing of the project-specific types of relays


• Review redline drawings on a daily basis to ensure they are up-to-date and correct

• Complete the data sheets on a daily basis for the Work completed that day

• Review upcoming Work activities for documentation requirements with the Team Lead

Skills / Qualifications

Minimum Role Requirements

Qualifications for Electrical Technicians include the following:

• Adequate training and experience with relevant electrical systems

• Related years of experience according to level

• A journeyman electrical certificate

Assets would be:

• For the employee to have specialized training

• For the employee to have a technical or engineering degree

Additionally, Electrical Technicians must:

• Possess knowledge of all equipment installed on-site and the ability to locate and understand equipment manuals

• Be proficient in calibrating smart devices and electrical systems

• Be able to support commissioning of PLC data points

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 (EEO)

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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