Amec Foster Wheeler Electrical Designer in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Wood are currently recruiting for an Electrical Designer in our office in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. We are currently looking for a person with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference to our performance on projects across the full life cycle, from studies and FEED to EPC, to ensure that the Company continues to differentiate itself from its competitors by delivering quality projects to our client’s requirements.

We have been awarded contracts by our client for the provision of engineering and project management services for their Unconventional Gas Development Program. The program covers current field development in three different parts of Saudi Arabia with potential further field developments to be added later as the Program develops and expands. The Unconventional Gas development program is focused on increasing gas production via the development of shale gas and tight gas resources in the Kingdom. The new sources of gas are intended to displace middle and heavy distillate fuels currently used in power generation within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • 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, i.e. motor control centre schematic diagrams, interconnection diagrams, cable schedules, single line diagrams, general arrangement drawings and grounding / earthing and lighting / services designs

  • Assist in the preparation of substation drawings, such as electrical one line diagrams, metering and protection schemes, control and indication schemes, and substation layout

  • Complete cable tray and raceway design and calculate cable sizing

  • Design lighting layout drawings and produce Lighting calculation in software (Dialux, Chalmlite)

  • Produce Bill of Materials

  • Ensure all drawings and deliverables are checked to comply project and company quality standards

  • Execute designs following the electrical design criteria for the project as well as defined design standards, codes, and regulations

  • Participate in field surveys at client sites that may require significant amounts of walking

  • Perform all assigned work to agreed standards for safety, health environment and demonstrate a commitment to attaining high levels of HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) performance

  • Verify that all designs are to required standards and that the objectives of the project are met

  • Verify that the works is completed to the agreed schedule

  • Qualifications in a relevant Engineering discipline

  • Minimum of eight years Oil and Gas experience including five years Middle East experience

  • Saudi Aramco Codes and standards with excellent safety awareness

  • Familiarity with Saudi Aramco codes and standards

  • Proficient in CAD design 2D / 3D (Microstation, 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)

  • Demonstrate strong problem solving skills and multitasking ability

  • Multidisciplinary design knowledge

  • Strong computer skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills

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 55,000 people, with revenues of around $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. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

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

Requisition ID: 2017-19739

Name: Fixed Term

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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