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Lead Electrical Engineer
United State Of America
May 23, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 15.0-20.0 years
Job Category Engineering Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Electrical Engineering
Role Electrical Engineering Jobs
Designation Electrical Engineer
Education B.Tech/B.E
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

NES Global Talent is an award winning manpower specialist that provides candidates across the Oil & Gas, Power, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Chemicals, Mining and IT sectors worldwide. We provide guaranteed staffing solutions, sourced from a global talent pool by a dedicated, discipline specific team of over 650 staff. It’s people that deliver projects and with over 48 offices in 28 countries across Europe, Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia and the Middle East, we have access to the best talent wherever it may be in the world. NES Global Talent can offer a full range of staffing solutions: Contract, Permanent (Direct) Hire, Managed Solutions, or a fully outsourced service. These services are complemented by an industry leading support service and mobility package to ensure clients keep hold of the top talent in a compliant manner for as long as they need it.

Job Description


The incumbent is the Electrical Specialist and technical authority on the project.

The Lead Electrical Engineer will be responsible for

  • Formulating the engineering design definition with the FEED contractors and oversight of contractor design performance
  • Reviewing and optimizing the design of electrical systems - main power, emergency power and UPS systems
  • Optimizing the electrical design for modularization including integrated modules with electrical enclosures
  • Reviewing and comment on engineering and design deliverables and equipment selections from vendors
  • Preparing reports and evaluations of electrical designs.
  • Review and comment on constructability, modularization and participate in execution planning
  • Review and comment on construction deliverables
  • Aid in the establishment of the assurance programs for large motors
  • Work with QA to establish the quality control requirements and testing programs for electrical equipment
  • Review and comment of quantities, costs and prices of the equipment and the works, with a focus on cost efficiency to meet required cost targets
  • Participating in commissioning & start-up planning and review and comment of commissioning deliverables

Technical Skills

  • Successful track record of project management and delivery
  • Thorough understanding of P&ID symbology and presentation techniques required
  • Experience with and knowledge of safety and quality management systems,
  • Excellent budgeting and cost control skills,
  • In depth understanding of project development process, track record of effective project schedule management,
  • Familiarity with applicable codes, standards and regulations used in North America
  • Behavioral Skills
  • Possesses and displays leadership attributes while demonstrating a self-directed and results oriented attitude
  • Excellent communication skills (upward, lateral, and downward)
  • Effective organization and management of work teams
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Judge many complex tasks simultaneously, while still identifying the critical issues
  • Team builder, problem solver, and change agent


  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical, or Control Systems, advanced degree a plus
  • A minimum 15 years' experience in engineering and significant project management experience within the chemical industry.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience managing engineering and/or technical support personnel
  • Experience with design of Power Systems for Heavy Industrial Installations
  • Experience with the Electrical System design, System Studies, Relay Coordination, Protection & Control
  • Experience in successfully delivering major capital projects and negotiating the associated contracts
  • Some experience in managing EPC Technical Teams a plus

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