Senior Electrical Engineer

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Electrical - Engineering
Position Type
Fixed Term

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to strengthen our team in Dubai with possible trips in Iraq.



  • Contributing to delivery of Engineering excellence through:
  • Executing assigned scopes of work.
  • Supporting and supervising task delegation to team.
  • Providing discipline support to the business.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities


  • Coaching and mentoring as delegated.
  • Develop training program for graduates.
  • Provide technical presentations (lunch & learn) sessions to co-workers on knowledge sharing basis.

Process Ownership:

  • Demonstrate understanding of and work to discipline specific procedures.

Subject Matter Expertise:

  • Technically competent in own discipline and actively maintains own competence according to standards and pursues continuous professional development.
  • Provide discipline support to the business.
  • Ensure self-awareness of relevant regulatory framework, legislation changes, initiatives and industry technology developments and promote to direct reports.
  • Provide discipline input to scope definition and execution.


  • Deputising for Lead as required.
  • Supporting and supervising tasks delegated to direct reports.
  • Executing assigned personal objectives.
  • Management of third-party suppliers in the execution of Engineering delivery.
  • Carry out survey and answer site queries.
  • Review and check the work of design team.
  • Ensure work is completed on Schedule and within budget.
  • Assist in the preparation of CTR's and man-hour estimates.
  • Attend meetings as and when required.
  • Assist procurement and project engineering personnel in the procurement of equipment and materials.
  • Liaise with other disciplines on design, construction, fabrication and commissioning issues.

Working Relationship



  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships and communicate across the project / contract interfaces.
  • Engage with inter-discipline community.

Skills / Qualifications


  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • BSc, BEng or equivalent.

Minimum Experience:

  • 12 year of relevant experience in oil & gas industry.

Role-Specific Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Electrical engineering design and analysis.
  • Thorough awareness of relevant international codes and standards.
  • Experience in FEED, Brownfield, Upstream Oil
  • Experience in Vendor package management
  • Experience of the application of HAZOP, HAZID and e-HAZOP to Electrical design.
  • Experience with Electrical design for prefabricated modular packaged equipment.
  • Previous experience of working in the Middle East/Iraq would be an advantage.
  • Intellectually capable, can substantiate the ability to apply theory in a practical context.
  • Familiar with the use of industry standards and codes.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good Oral and Communication skills.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills/team player.
  • Proficient in the use of ETAP, Navisworks, Lighting calculation Software (Dialux etc.) and MS-OFFICE
  • Able to demonstrate team working skills.
  • Flexible with a can-do attitude.


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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