Company: Wood
Skills: Design Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Atyrau, Kazakhstan

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood (trading locally as JSC WOOD KSS) is currently recruiting for a Senior Electrical Designer with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry (for KZ passport holders).



  • Designer shall populate the database with Electrical design and engineering data to such an extent that an Electrical Single Line Diagram can be generated from; Data to be used to populate the EDMS database should be gathered from a variety of sources, including but not limited to the following: existing SLD's, existing Electrical schematic drawings, existing cable schedules, existing Electrical equipment datasheets, existing layout drawings, field data gathering from existing installations, create hand drawn drawings where no existing drawings are available
  • Should be able to carry out industrial site surveys of discipline related scope of work; This may involve climbing ladders for scaffolding access (working at heights) and wearing of a safety harness; Also confined space access i;e; vessels, columns and pits
  • May be requested for inputs into technical bids
  • Should be able to evaluate vendors technical bid offers
  • Review engineering request for other disciplines design activities
  • Collect all design information, submit requests to EDMS (existing drawings, SLDs, equipment data sheets)
  • Identify date and time for plant visit with responsible Project Engineer or Discipline Lead Engineer
  • Take PPE, measuring tape, camera, laser, sketch drawing sheet, pencils, etc; As required; Safety passport should be available and up to date prior to travelling to plant
  • Upon arrival check-in to get access to red zone, if required
  • Sign up in register log in control room, get permit from electrical Control Room for inspection according to site visit rules;
  • Identify potential hazards that may impact site walk-down visit
  • Coordinate future tie-in points and similar line replacement tie-in points with Project Engineer according to marked-up P&ID and identify required scope of work for electrical discipline
  • Pre-design optimal cable route including location and type of supports and main parts of cable above ground structure (see potential obstructions generated by valves, instrumentation, vessels)
  • Include Safety in Design Guide principles during walk-down
  • Manually capture all required data into sketch and get sizes of general layout (elevation, object references, mark up columns, equipment, buildings)
  • Check out in control room and sign out at exit from red zone
  • Develop drawings in AutoCAD software from available data and sketches
  • Adhere to standards during development of drawings
  • Select materials according to specifications and datasheets (for heat tracing, lighting, earthing, cable supports)
  • Review and coordinate main engineering solutions with Discipline Engineer
  • The final design shall ensure reliability, cost efficiency and safety of operation
  • Review design drawings according to Check List
  • Send drawing to responsible Project Engineer for review upon completion


Skills / Qualifications




  • Higher (technical) education
  • Work experience in the respective position no less than 5 years
  • Proficient user of relevant software and calculation templates
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret technical information applicable to their discipline of engineering
  • Demonstrates the application of theory in a practical context
  • Working level of competence in the application of standards, processes and procedures and how they are used in work execution
  • Working knowledge of applicable codes and standards
  • Working level of competence in own discipline in the execution of assigned tasks
  • Working level of knowledge of industry and technology development within discipline area
  • Ability to create functional and cost effective designs and processes that meet complex specification requirements with little support
  • Shows evidence of ability to guide and mentor others
  • Experienced user of relevant specialist engineering software
  • Be proficient in the use of CAD and SPEL software
  • Be conversant with and ensure compliance with Client CAD draughting standards and procedures


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.