Company: Wood
Skills: Electrical Engineering
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for Principal Electrical Engineer to work on the engineering and project management services in Al - Khobar office

  • Perform and oversee electrical system studies for power transmission and distribution
  • Develop electrical deliverables and associated hours for FEED work
  • Prepare man-hour estimates for Electrical Engineering and Design Activities
  • Schedule, report progress, and forecast Electrical Engineering activities
  • Manage man-hour expenditures for assigned projects
  • Execute assigned work, and deliver documentation within the project schedule
  • Develop detailed design deliverables defining transmission, distribution, protection and control schemes
  • Perform electrical calculations for short circuit, load flow, equipment sizing, cable sizing, UPS sizing
  • Develop the design of substations, responsible for preparation of electrical one-line diagrams, metering and protection schemes, control and indication schemes, and substation layout
  • Develop all FEED design deliverables to support cost estimate and EPC ITB preparation
  • Manage cable routing, electrical equipment layouts into a 3D design model
  • Develop specifications and prepare material requisitions for LV & HV electrical switchgear, UPS, MCC, power transformers, distribution equipment, earthing and other electrical equipment
  • Review Vendor's quotations, prepare technical quotation evaluation and recommend the final technically acceptable Vendor
  • Coordinate and liaise with other disciplines and departments
  • Carry out technical investigations, produce technical reports, engineering standards and procedures
  • Demonstrate sound technical knowledge, coupled with decision-making skills to ensure the timely delivery of projects
  • Ensure that the results of development work and experience on projects are fully utilized within the discipline (lessons learnt)
  • Perform all assigned work to agreed standards for safety, health environment and demonstrate a commitment to attaining high levels of HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) performance
  • Participate in and advise on all design activities and initiatives, including provision of training, inductions and documentation review
  • Verify that all designs are to required standards and that the objectives of the project are met

Skills / Qualifications

  • Fellow or Corporate member of recognized Electrical Chartered Professional body
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering with minimum of 15 years' experience
  • Has a minimum of 12 years' gas plant and oil & gas industry experience
  • Has leadership experience
  • Has working knowledge of Saudi Aramco codes and standards and IEC, ANSI, NFPS
  • Excellent safety awareness
  • Previous experience on projects in the US Unconventional Gas / shale market would also be beneficial
  • Proven track record in the FEED project phase
  • Computer literate with ETAP, Microsoft office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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 consulting and engineering 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 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.