Electrical (SP3D) Designer

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

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood (trading locally as WOOD KSS LLP) is currently recruiting for an Electrical (SmartPlant 3D) Designer with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry.



  • Designer shall populate the database with Electrical design and engineering data to such an extent that an Electrical Single Line Diagram can be generated from; Data to be used to populate the EDMS database should be gathered from a variety of sources, including but not limited to the following: existing SLD’s, existing Electrical schematic drawings, existing cable schedules, existing Electrical equipment datasheets, existing layout drawings, field data gathering from existing installations, create hand drawn drawings where no existing drawings are available
  • Should be able to carry out industrial site surveys of discipline related scope of work; This may involve climbing ladders for scaffolding access (working at heights) and wearing of a safety harness; Also confined space access i;e; vessels, columns and pits
  • May be requested for inputs into technical bids
  • Should be able to evaluate vendors technical bid offers
  • Review engineering request for other disciplines design activities
  • Collect all design information, submit requests to EDMS (existing drawings, SLDs, equipment data sheets)
  • Coordinate future tie-in points and similar line replacement tie-in points with Project Engineer according to marked-up P&ID and identify required scope of work for electrical discipline
  • Adhere to standards during development of drawings
  • Select materials according to specifications and datasheets (for heat tracing, lighting, earthing, cable supports)
  • Review and coordinate main engineering solutions with Discipline Engineer
  • The final design shall ensure reliability, cost efficiency and safety of operation
  • Review design drawings according to Check List
  • Send drawing to responsible Project Engineer for review upon completion

Skills / Qualifications

  • Higher (technical) education
  • Work experience in the respective position no less than 5 years
  • Be proficient in the use of SmartPlant 3D software
  • Proficient user of relevant software and calculation templates
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret technical information applicable to their discipline of engineering
  • Demonstrates the application of theory in a practical context
  • Working level of competence in the application of standards, processes and procedures and how they are used in work execution
  • Working knowledge of applicable codes and standards
  • Working level of competence in own discipline in the execution of assigned tasks
  • Working level of knowledge of industry and technology development within discipline area

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. www.woodplc.com

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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