Company: Wood
Skills: Electrical Engineering
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our team in Perth, Western Australia as part of it's Operations APAC (West) business. This is an initial contract role anticipated to be an ongoing requirement, to support a new major project.

Wood "Operations" delivers brownfields engineering, procurement, construction, optimisation and technical services to the Oil & Gas industry. Wood enjoys long-term partnerships with some of the region's most prominent Oil & Gas and LNG producers with operations in Western Australia and the Northern Territory and Kazakhstan.

You will be reporting directly to the Lead Electrical Engineer and working across FEED / Execution to EPCM delivery, across some of world's most technically challenging brownfields Oil & Gas projects for Wood's Electrical Engineering group.

Join us in the heart of Perth's CBD at Dexus Place - 240 St Georges Terrace, free 24/7 access to an exclusive on-site gym, superb end of trip facilities, coffee machines serving on demand and plenty of spaces to get creative. In addition, you will have access to remote and flexible working options, purchased annual leave and employee discount programs.

You must have full Australian work rights and reside in Australia to be considered for this role at this time. Relocation package available for interstate.

Skills / Qualifications

Suitably qualified in Electrical Engineering from a recognised institution, ideally you will have a minimum of 7+ years of proven experience in either, Mining and Minerals and or O&G brownfields engineering EPCM sector in Australia.

In addition, you will have:
  • Engineering office design experience with experience in either some / all of the following:
    • power generation
    • power distribution (MV & LV)
    • equipment specification (i.e. Power Transformers, MV & LV motors and drives, MV & LV switchgear, cabling, lighting, earthing)
  • Design knowledge of applicable codes and standards (both international and Australian)
  • Excellent analytical, literacy and numerical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be prepared to undertake site visits either onshore / offshore
  • Well-developed computer skills and knowledge of databases, spreadsheets and engineering programs
  • A "solutions mindset" and able to manage varying tasks with often changing and competing priorities

What will set you apart will be your experience in one or more of the following:
  • ETAP software
  • Power system analysis
  • Hazardous area design (& inspection) competency (EEHA)

It takes a diverse and inclusive community of inquisitive minds to unlock tomorrow's solutions to the world's most critical challenges. Wood encourages Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply.

If you are a Senior Electrical Engineer looking for your next project - apply today!

Shortlisting will commence immediately.

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.