Company: Wood
Skills: Electrical Engineering
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Reading, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking to recruit Senior Electrical Engineers on an agency basis in our Reading office:

Work scope:
  • Review design packages for electrical systems and equipment (i.e., Power & Distribution Transformers, motors, generators, high voltage/low voltage switchgear / Motor Control Center (MCC), distribution network, control equipment, power outlets etc.) including drawings, datasheets, detail scope of work, calculations, Bill of Material / Quantity and preliminary cost estimates, Hazardous Area Classification and power System Study
  • Prepare the Project Design Basis Document as per the project scope
  • Prepare the entire project load lists based on the project scope
  • Produce technical reports for the scope of work, and technical specifications for specific electrical equipment
  • Manage the electrical activities of engineering, procurement, and eventual construction (EPC) contractors during the Front-End Engineering Development (FEED) and design phase
  • Coordinate with Project managers to finalize the Electrical Engineering scope for the entire project / package
  • Carry out analysis of major equipment selected in the design package
  • Review and respond to technical and site queries
  • Experience in project execution in accordance with client's and worldwide industrial standards
  • Monitor and review in coordination with client's PMT the performance and work quality of the contractor
  • Ensure that the design work by contractor is in accordance with client's design standards, applicable codes/regulations, and acceptable work practices
  • Assist the Project Managers and Project Engineers in evaluating Material Requisitions (MR), Technical Bid Evaluation (TBE) and Award Recommendation (AR) provided by Contractor and able to perform Procurement support
  • Review and evaluate Change Orders to ensure full compliance with standards and that costs are in line with project budget
  • Work closely with Engineering Teams during the project to ensure facility integrity in terms of HSE
  • Provide technical assurance for electrical discipline deliverables for projects
  • Recommend new improvement solutions for installations or modifications to improve existing facilities and standards
  • Good knowledge on Power system automation

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree within the Electrical Engineering field or a BA in Science with a focus in Electrical Engineering
  • Certified Engineer desirable
  • Extensive experience in design, engineering and construction
  • Middle East and/project experience is preferable
  • Engineer must be familiar with NEC, IEEE/ANSI, IEC and other International electrical standards, best practices and value practices
  • Be fully familiar with analogue and Digital Control Systems including Power System Automation (PSA), DCS, PLC and SCADA controls
  • Thorough knowledge of the English language is required to perform the necessary in depth analysis and studies, make professional presentations and keep up with technical advancements
  • Preferable to have experience with Electrical Transient Analysis Program (ETAP) or similar software and all Microsoft office
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Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 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.