Principal Electrical Engineer

Principal Electrical Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Principal Electrical Engineer to join our team.


  • Undertake short term visits to a range of operating sites and geographic regional offices worldwide;
  • Where required, supervise (and lead) the activities of design team to complete activities to the required technical standards and project schedule;
  • Critically review the suitability and accuracy of Company technical standards and procedures and develop new ones as required;
  • Be aware and evaluate the effect of new/modified legislation on plant design and performance;
  • Coordinate and expedite discipline and multidisciplinary interfaces for areas of responsibility;
  • Act as Lead engineer on Company projects & studies;
  • Prepare man-hour estimates and planning activities for proposals and projects as required;
  • Undertake the competent engineering of electrical systems in accordance with specified procedures and plans;
  • Ensure all activities necessary to guarantee the design of a ‘safe’ plant are performed.


  • Experience in development of power system studies and specifications;
  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline such as Electrical Engineering;
  • Member of a relevant Institution, Chartered Engineering status would be advantageous;
  • Experience in Concept, Basic/FEED and Detail Engineering projects for Oil&Gas (on-shore and/or off-shore);
  • Technically competent in all aspects of electrical engineering (Power Generation, Distribution, Transmission).