Company: Wood
Skills: Electrical Engineering
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Reading, England, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Electrical Engineer to work in our Reading office on a staff basis.

We are currently looking for people with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference to our performance on projects across the full life cycle, from studies and FEED to EPC, to ensure that Wood continues to differentiate itself from its competitors by delivering quality projects to our client's requirements.

You will contribute to the delivery of Engineering excellence through:
  • Definition and approval of technical scopes
  • Executing assigned scopes of work
  • Providing discipline expertise to the business including Technical Authority responsibility where
  • Contributing to business growth
  • Providing highly technical expertise

You will be a technical expert / specialist who develops and evaluates plans and criteria for a variety of projects and services that are carried out by others. Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering designs, products, equipment, and other engineering deliverables. Specialist who is recognized as a technical expert within the department or division of the company. Possesses a thorough knowledge of
general principles and theories in a professional field and contributes significantly to the solution of
applied problems.

Someone that provides professional direction and guidance on complex assignments or projects and guidance to business unit and divisional management. Solves complex non - recurring problems requiring formulating and testing hypotheses based on limited evidence or precedent; exercises seasoned business judgement in developing innovative business solutions.

You will be providing consultative direction to other functional areas or groups and across the organization, recognized as an authority in the company.

In addition, you will exercise technical authority over groups of professional personnel. In addition to specialization, generally directs highly qualified professionals engaged in complex engineering deliverables, applications, and projects.

You will provide technical reviews for complex projects within area of expertise.

Includes the most technically competent level of engineer within a discipline who serves as a senior
technical specialist responsible for the efficient design and technical execution of the project or service line.
Involved in providing engineering support to Business Development group and project teams.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering with significant experience of Electrical System Design in Refinery / Petrochemical / Chemical / Power / Pharmaceutical Plant Projects
  • Knowledge of electrical power systems, international codes & standards and Industry accepted electrical engineering software such as ETAP, SKM
  • Ability to effectively manage resources (personnel, equipment, materials etc.) and inspire and
    motivate a team
  • Ingenuity and initiative to coordinate problem resolution and to executive the schedule
    requirements within a team environment
  • Effective communication skills with proficiency in technical writing and comprehensive

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 40,000 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.