Senior Engineer - Offshore (Electrical)

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Electrical - Engineering
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood India is recruiting for Senior Offshore Electrical Engineers with offshore and brownfield experience to be based in Chennai. 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)


  • Experience 10 - 15 years in Offshore projects
  • Should have experience in Offshore projects more than 70%
  • Should have knowledge in Offshore brown field work
  • Should have worked as Lead or Area Lead in Offshore Projects
  • Knowledge in Offshore Hazardous layout and depleted well fluid by Electrification, overall power demand calculation, planning cable tray layouts are preferable

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.

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