Principal Engineer - Electrical

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Electrical - Engineering
Position Type
Agency / Contract

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for Principal Engineer - Electrical with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry.


The incumbent shall be skilled in the below areas of expertise:

  • Detailed knowledge of the Electrical discipline for the following technical aspects of projects  
    • Electrical principals
    • Codes and standards and their application
    • Distribution and power generation design
    • Safety systems, protection and control
    • Area classification
    • Electrical studies and calculations
    • Plant design and equipment layout
    • Specification, evaluation and procurement of equipment and materials
    • Coordinate with suppliers via the procurement team
    • Coordinate with other disciplines were required
    • Review and approve supplier documentation
    • Factory acceptance testing, construction and commissioning support  Facilitate work share project execution with our associated offices.
    • Be fully conversant with Company procedures, technical work practices, workings and policy.
  • Keep up to date with the latest technological advancements and best practices within the electrical specialisation.
  • Continue professional development by attendance to in and out of company technical training.
  • Facilitate work share project execution with our associated offices


Skills / Qualifications


  • Graduate in Electrical & Electronics Engineering or Equivalent (Essential)
  • Membership to Professional Organisations (Desirable)


  • 14-19 years of experience in Electrical Engineering environment with lead role in project execution (Essential).
  • ETAP, Power System Studies (Essential)
  • Ability to lead small teams in a multi-discipline task force-based engineering environment (Essential)
  • Proven expertise in FEED and EPC Engineering execution including Field Engineering in Project execution (Desirable).

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.

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