Electrical Engineer

Full Time
Job Description

Wood has been awarded a major project with ADNOC and, we are looking to hire Electrical Engineers to be based at our Abu Dhabi Engineering Centre. Below are more details about the role.


  • Responsible for the design and approval of all electrical work on assigned projects
  • Ensure that detail design methods, standards and data used on assigned projects meet the Client’s requirements
  • Participate in project scheduling and project review activities
  • Carry out calculations & studies required to finalize electrical equipment specifications
  • Prepare material requisitions and technical bid evaluations for electrical equipment on assigned projects
  • Assists the designers for the preparation of electrical drawings such as SLDs, Protection & Control schematics and layout drawings
  • Review vendor’s document to ensure equipment vendors provide timely and quality input into design packages
  • Review all third-party discipline design work
  • Understand the contract quality management system and ensure these requirements are met
  • Actively communicate with other disciplines to optimize areas of interface, during the design development, review and check processes
  • Proficient in the use of ETAP, Navisworks, Lighting calculation Software (Dialux etc.) and MS- OFFICE
  • Set up and maintain electrical databases on assigned projects
  • Carry out electrical engineering work as required by the lead electrical engineer in accordance with the agreed project schedule
  • Attend Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT’s) and Site Acceptance Tests (SAT’s) for electrical equipment (or equipment with significant electrical content) on assigned projects


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent from an accredited university with a minimum of five (5+) years of relevant experience in the Offshore/Onshore Oil & Gas industry
  • Must have at least three (3) years of experience in similar position in a mega Oil & Gas or Petrochemical projects, managing team of Engineers and designers
  • Fully coherent in all international codes and standards
  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English is required
  • Enthusiastic, conscientious and keen to learn / Flexible with a can-do attitude
  • Working hands on Experience on SPEL
  • Must have working knowledge and experience of electrical discipline relevant offshore/onshore oil and gas industry codes, specifications and practices
  • Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage


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.

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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.