Lead Electrical Engineer

08 Nov 2018
07 Dec 2018
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Lead Electrical Engineer with extensive experience in the oil and gas industry supporting Engineering design for an ongoing EPCm contract on a 6/2 Rotation in Baku, Azerbaijan.


  • Provides coaching and mentoring of direct reports
  • Actively supports recruitement, selection, transfers and promotion of resources to meet succession and business plans
  • Support the development and retention of key employees
  • Ensures competence of deputies
  • Manages performance of direct reports
  • Supporting and supervising tasks delegated to direct reports.
  • Management of key stakeholders in the execution and delivery of contracted activities
  • Manage and direct resources efficiently and effectively
  • Perform the role of Technical Authority when appointed to do so
  • Able to manage the project discipline team and achieve objectives with resources available
  • Shall be conversant in preparation & review of single line diagrams, electrical load list, schematics/block diagrams, equipment data sheets, cable sizing calculations, equipment (Transformers, Switchgears, MCC, Motors, UPS & Batteries, VFD) sizing, selection and specifications, Job packs etc.,
  • Able to perform electrical power system studies using software such as ETAP / PTW / EDSA or any similar
  • Shall be conversant with electrical design deliverables such as equipment layouts, earthing & lightning protection, lighting, cable tray/rack layouts, Trace heating drawings, Hazardous area classification, cathodic protection etc.,
  • Analyze complex engineering problems and offer effective resolutions
  • Undertake checking and approval activities in accordance with company procedures.
  • Undertake internal QA checks on discipline activities and deliverables
  • Ensures compliance with relevant laws, codes standards and practices.
  • Procurement support activities both for discipline and inter-disciplines such as preparation of material requisition, technical queries, bid analysis/evaluation, vendor document reviews etc.
  • Plan, schedule and conduct work requiring
  • Provides training, mentoring and technical guidance to electrical engineers and designers working in the group

Skills / Qualifications

  • Qualified to Msc, MEng or equivalent qualifivation or BSc, BEng or equivalent with extensive relevant experience
  • Chartered Engineer or recognised equivalent

Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. 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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