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Senior Electrical Designer

Job Description and Requirements

Wood is currently looking for Senior Electrical Designers to work on the engineering and project management services across our in Al - Khobar offices in Saudi Arabia This is a permanent, full - time position and we are looking for people across all the Engineering disciplines

The successful employees will have the option to undergo key design tools training and will support Wood projects across all stages of the project work scope

  • Work on a range of electrical design - engineering industrial solutions
  • Produce and maintain engineering drawings using 2D / 3D CAD software as required
  • Produce designs and drawings for electrical systems, ie motor control center schematic diagrams, interconnection diagrams, cable schedules, single line diagrams, general arrangement drawings and grounding / earthing, lighting / services designs
  • Complete cable tray and raceway design and calculate cable sizing
  • Design instrument loop sheets, control panel, heat trace, perform calculations, and produce Bill of Materials
  • Ensure all drawings and deliverables are checked in compliance with the project and company quality standards
  • Execute designs following the electrical design criteria for the project as well as defined design standards, codes, and regulations
  • Ensure coordination of all electrical interfaces with designers and engineers of other disciplines
  • Supervise the work of junior designers assigned to the projects
  • Partake in project and workload decisions
  • Participate in filed surveys at client sites that may require significant amounts of walking


  • Minimum of (12) years of experience in Electrical Design in Oil & Gas Project especially in GCC region
  • Knowledge with Saudi Aramco Codes and standards with excellent safety awareness
  • Proficient in CAD design 2D / 3D (Micro station, AutoCAD, PSDS, PDS)
  • Knowledge of all types of high, medium and low voltage electrical equipment
  • Knowledge of control systems and instrumentation design
  • Knowledge of industry / regulatory codes and standards (NEC, NFPA, NEMA, IEEE)
  • Ability to demonstrate strong problem - solving skills and multitasking ability
  • Multidisciplinary design knowledge
  • Strong computer skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • On - site construction supervision and commissioning support is a plus