Company: Wood
Skills: FPSO / FPU , Electrician
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Lead Electrical Technician and Electrical Technicians with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry to join the O&M team in Equatorial Guinea in the FPSO, on a 5x5 rotation.

Key Responsibilities:

• Ensuring the electrical distribution system is maintained and in a safe working condition, operated within the design parameters, and complies with AHEG and Wood procedures and legislation
• Ensuring all electrical and instrument planned maintenance work is progressed and completed satisfactorily and recorded in the MMS (SAP)
• Ensuring the Responsible Electrical Person is performing isolations as part of the Permit to Work (PTW) system
• Compilation of accurate reports of any work or incidents affecting instrument or electrical equipment
• To plan and organize the work activity of their discipline technicians such that all planned and unplanned work is progressed to a satisfactory completion, in a safe and efficient manner. To this end the use of all available planning tools is vital
• Liaison with other maintenance and production personnel to ensure all work is coordinated, and within production considerations
• Ensure the personnel under his control maintain a high degree of HS&E awareness
• To ensure plant and equipment is fully operational and critically maintained in accordance with procedures.
• To review the quality of information in the maintenance database, such that the information contained is technically valid, accurate and up to date. This includes the correct closing out of Work Orders ensuring they are completed within the correct timeframe and the work carried out in them is detailed as per SAP requirements in line with the SAP data quality input standards
• To effectively manage the consumables budget for the discipline under his control and to work within the budgetary constraints of the installation in general
• Manage and identify all consumables and spares for his discipline this is to ensure that work can be expedited when the equipment arrives on board
• To advise on technical issues related to the platform equipment, such that effective decisions can be made. Also to liaise with the Onshore Technical Support as required
• To provide OJT (On-the-Job Training) for less experienced technicians so they are fully supported in their assigned tasks and perform competency assessment assurance
• To address any immediate disciplinary issues with the personnel under their control
• Ensuring a safe place of work by complying with Permit to Work (PTW) system and safe working procedure(s)
• Complete with the input from the Maintenance Supervisor the appraisals, both annual and interim for the personnel under each discipline Lead Tech
• The prospective employee is expected to participate in Process Safety Management activities that involve process design, process technology, operational and maintenance activities and procedures, non-routine activities and procedures, emergency preparedness plans and procedures, training programs, and other elements which could impact the process.
• Other elements of PSM which may touch the employee consist of:
• Mechanical Integrity
• Management of Change
• Investigation of Incidents
• Process Hazards Analysis
• Operating Procedures and Practices
• Compliance Audits
• Emergency Response
• Pre-start-up Safety Reviews
• Contractors and Short Service Contractors

Skills / Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree, Engineering Degree, Vocational/Trade school, NVQ/SVQ 3 or equivalent formal qualification
  • Certified Apprenticeship or equivalent
  • BOSIET Certification
  • High Voltage Switching
  • Compex

Industry Experience and knowledge:
  • Several years previous experience working offshore in an operations and maintenance environment
  • FPSO experience
  • Supervisory experience for Lead Tech position
  • Solar Turbines & Gas compressor

PC Application Skills:

  • IT literate with proficiency Microsoft Applications.

Personal Attributes:
  • Competent in communicating in English language, verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment alongside other technical disciplines

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.