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Senior Electrical Engineer

  • WA, AU
  • September 7, 2023
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Senior/Lead Electrical Engineer working within Woodside's Major Oil & Gas Portfolio.

  • The primary purpose of this role is to drive and deliver safe and sustainable electrical engineering for multiple O&G brownfield projects.
  • The role requires experience in delivering engineering scope through the lifecycle of phases from order of magnitude, preliminary engineering, definitive engineering, detailed design through to execution including procurement, installation, commissioning, and site support. The successful candidate is expected to be able to lead, deliver design and peer review discipline deliverable as per their technical strengths.
  • Proven discipline project lead experience on brownfield projects is highly preferred.


  • Participate in relevant meetings, prepare progress reports and follow required checking
  • procedures.
  • Interfacing and/or managing various electrical vendors, packages, contractors and control system to ensure alignment and technical compliance,
  • Driving the pace and efficiency in the delivery of the electrical design packages ready for execution.
  • Interpreting and applying technical standards.
  • Undertaking technical verification of project deliverable by others in the team.
  • Supporting the electrical team and younger engineers/graduates.
  • Liaise with other disciplines to ensure design interfaces are clear.
  • Uphold the change management process and ensure that the project and any changes to the project comply with:
  • Where required, prepare or assist in the preparation of project documentation such as budgets, estimates, forecasts, schedules, and reports.
  • Direct and coordinate the home office and workshare electrical engineers, designers and technical personnel in the execution of the project plus provide technical guidance (as required).
  • Participate and input into in project reviews, HAZIDs/HAZOPs and safety in design workshops as required.
  • Communicate effectively and regularly with the Lead Engineer, Lead Designer, electrical team, including the Work-share team on design, deliverable and technical matters.

Skills & Qualifications

  • A recognised Bachelor qualification in the relevant discipline.
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant experience in the oil and gas (or closely allied) industry (essential) - Preference for Woodside.
  • Experience across all phases of engineering projects from feasibility/conceptual studies through to detailed design and execution (essential)
  • Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) status (beneficial)
  • Hazardous Area Accreditation (highly preferable)
  • Functional Safety Accreditation (preferable)
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