Lead Design Engineer – Electrical


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Kuwait

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Tuesday, 31 October 2023

About this role: Lead Design Engineer – Electrical

Our Client, one of the largest PMC is currently recruiting for Lead Design Engineer - Electrical for their long-term PMC Contract under the major projects based in Kuwait. Candidates with PMC experience in oil and gas projects / EPC / consulting organization, with a good knowledge of international codes and standards, can apply for these roles.

Primary objective:

  • To ensure electrical design integrity whilst leading the electrical engineering group on specific projects.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Ensure work is carried out competently and effectively, within time and budget constraints, and that project objectives are satisfied;
  • Overall supervision of electrical engineers, designers and technical personnel in the execution of the project;
  • Ensure integrity of work scope and that all work is carried our in accordance with applicable codes and standards;
  • Manage project discipline resource requirements;
  • Prepare electrical cost, time and resource requirement estimates on assigned projects.

Essential Skills/Experience:


  • Excellent 2D computer design skills with AutoCAD and/or Microstation;
  • Excellent skills with MS Excel, MS Word and MS Access;
  • Able to interpret technical drawings;
  • Ability to create accurate design drawings from base project information;
  • Ability to interact effectively with people and use clear, fluent and expressive verbal and written language to convey information and ideas.


  • PMC experience desirable;
  • Some experience with 3D modelling systems such as PDS, PDMS or AutoPlant;
  • Exposure to site surveys, construction or commissioning support on O&G facilities;
  • Trade experience would be advantageous.


Mandatory Requirements:

  • B.Sc. Engineering Degree;
  • At least of 12 years total post graduation experience;
  • At least 8 years post graduation experience in oil & gas / refinery / petrochemical industry experience;
  • Minimum of 5 years as Lead Design Engineer;
  • Minimum of 3 years experience with software for the automation of the specialty;
  • Minimum 1 year experience with the company in the similar position.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Wasim Hassan is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Wasim Hassan
Brunel Energy Kuwait