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Principal Electrical Engineer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia


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Job Description

Wood is recruiting a Principal Electrical Engineer to join our Operations business in a pivotal role as we partner with a major player in the Oil & Gas industry on a major brownfields Engineering Service Contract.  Based in Perth CBD, this is a permanent role and is available as a full-time / part-time (job share) basis. Wood’s “Operations” APAC West business delivers brownfields engineering, procurement, construction, optimization, and technical services to the Oil & Gas industry and enjoys long-term partnerships with some of the region’s most prominent producers located in Western Australia, Northern Territory and Southeast Asia.Join us in the heart of Perth’s CBD with free 24/7 access to an exclusive on-site gym, superb end of trip facilities, coffee machines serving on demand and plenty of spaces to get creative. In addition, you will have access to remote and flexible working options, purchased annual leave and employee discount programs. 


As a Principal Electrical Engineer with relevant design expertise in brownfields oil and gas projects, you will be reporting directly to the Electrical Engineering Lead and working collaboratively across FEED / Execution to EPCM delivery. Taking the lead on some of the world’s most technically complex brownfields Oil & Gas projects for the Electrical Engineering group, you will join an inclusive and diverse global community of inquisitive minds and recognized industry innovators, partnering to create new possibilities.


You must have full Australian work rights and reside in Australia to be considered for this role at this time. In addition, you will be suitably qualified in Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution and have:In-depth technical knowledge of Electrical Engineering – design and operationExtensive knowledge of applicable codes and standards – international and AustralianAbility to manage risk during the design process consistent with safety, technical and commercial requirementsExcellent analytical, literacy and numerical skills Proven experience managing teams of Engineers Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) with proven experience in client facing roles What will set you apart will be your proven and relevant experience working at a Principal level Electrical Engineer on brownfields projects in an engineering / EPCM office within the Oil & Gas industry in Australia.It takes an inclusive and diverse global community of inquisitive minds to unlock solutions to tomorrows most critical challenges. It takes a diverse and inclusive community of inquisitive minds to unlock tomorrow’s solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.   Wood encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply. If you are Senior/ Principal level Electrical Engineer and looking for your next project in the Oil & Gas industry apply today!  Shortlisting will commence immediately

About Us

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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