Electrical Advisor

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Job Overview


Wood is currently looking for Electrical Advisor to support our team in Iraq/Basra .

  • Responsible for developing and monitor program to improve existing electrical equipment reliability at WQ1 field
  • Identify electrical potential issues and provide engineering solutions
  • Identify any obsolete electrical equipment and plan forward for upgrade
  • Identify area under electrical required improvement to bring more reliable system
  • Deliver engineering solution related to electrical for day today oil and gas operation
  • Prepare details engineering (engineering work pack) and MoC for not like to like
  • modification or replacement to be executed by others department
  • Perform root cause & failure analysis (RCFA) for any trip that happen in oil and gas plant
  • Maintain electrical non-conformance tracking list
  • Maintain and follow up on RCFA action items related to electrical
  • Support electrical maintenance for troubleshooting activity or any engineering solution if needed.
  • Interface with project team to provide input / lesson learn related to electrical during new project development
  • Interface with operation readiness for new project will come to operation, ensure
  • new project has been deliver as per standard, electrical equipment register, and PM program has been updated
  • Responsible for providing technical support in procurement of electrical
  • equipment/materials when required
  • Responsible for coordination and communication with other disciplines, as an electrical focal point
  • Support ST Manager and Integrity, Reliability & Measurement Section Head in any special assignment


  • Must have a good understanding and knowledge of upstream oil & gas onshore
  • processing and facilities
  • Must have extensive knowledge of Electrical equipment and package required for
  • Onshore oil & gas plant/refinery/petrochemical plant
  • Conversant with ASME/ANSI, API, ATEX, ISO, IEC, NEMA, NEC, NFPA and other
  • international codes and standards applicable for Electrical design
  •  Proficient in design, selection and sizing of HV/MV/LV Electrical Equipment/
  • Component (Transformer, Switchgear, Protection Relay, Cable, ATS, etc), AC/DC
  • UPS, VFD, Motor Starter, Motor, Control Panel, Gas Turbine Generator Control, Power Generation & Distribution, PLC, etc
  • Good understanding and hands-on on relay coordinating setting analysis and recommendation.
  •  Knowledge in ETAP Software
  •  Knowledge in API hazardous area classification and equipment selection is must.
  •  Good command of written and spoken English
  •  Excellent in communication and presentation skills, coordination and organizing
  • skills with ability to work with minimal supervision, strong focusing on goal and
  •  liaise effectively and efficiently with other team members within / outside
  • Department
  •  Demonstrate high level of interpersonal skills and integrity
  •  Stakeholder Management skills – Proven ability to build strong working
  • relationship with internal and external parties
  • Minimum of 20 years of experience in onshore upstream oil & gas plant and/or
  • Petrochemical and/or Refinery industry as Senior Electrical Engineer (preferably
  • in middle east region)
  • • Strong experiences in surface technical engineering and some maintenance.
  • • Have knowledge and understanding on oil and gas upstream process and
  • facilities.



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. www.woodplc.com
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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.

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