Principal Designer – Electrical


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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Location: Chennai

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Sunday, 20 February 2022

About this role: Principal Designer – Electrical

About this role: Principal Designer – Electrical

We have an urgent opening for Principal Designer-Electrical for our client a leading oil & gas company to join their growing team. This would be 6 months (extendable based on project requirements) contract on Brunel Payroll and the job location would be (Location).

  • Diploma degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university with minimum of 14-18 years of experience in electrical engineering and design activities in EPC/Consultancy firm;
  • Extensive knowledge in International Codes and standards such as IEC, BSI, IEEE/ANSI, NEC and latest engineering developments, commercial availability, and cost of the materials;
  • Ability to lead the team of designers with clear established plan, Manhour estimation, staff forecasting, develop the schedule, progress reporting and executing the project with uncompromised quality;
  • Extensive knowledge on Electrical system engineering and design of Large-scale LNG/Petrochemical/Oil & Gas/Ammonia and Industrial facilities for complete Engineering cycle such as Conceptual design, Basic Engineering, FEED and EPC;
  • Good written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent change and time management capabilities, excellent problem-solving skills, strong judgment, and decision-making skills;
  • 3D software skills like PDMS, SP3D, E3D and 2D Software skills like AutoCAD, MicroStation, Review software like Navisworks, SPR, Global Lighting software tools as minimum. Skills in ETAP, SPEL, AVEVA will be an added advantage.



  • Coordinate with project management team, Lead Engineer, and discipline manager to ensure execution of scope of work in line with defined schedule/milestones;
  • Provide technical direction to a team of designers for execution of medium to large size projects. Perform the task independently on assigned projects as when required;
  • Develop, review and coordinate design documents with other disciplines, and/or Other KBR offices located globally, Customers and Field engineering team;
  • Produce/Review major electrical design deliverables such as Power layout, Substation layout Grounding layouts, Cable tray Layouts, Underground layouts, Lighting layouts, Installation details, Bulk Material MTOs, SLDs, Cable Block diagram and Interconnection diagrams as a minimum with discipline design team;
  • Ensures electrical systems designs comply with all applicable installation codes, Design guidelines, regulations, and standards;
  • Produce / Review 3D Model design and coordinate within design team / Inter discipline;
  • Present 3D model to clients along with the other KBR Global office team;
  • Coordinate/Participate in activities associated with material procurement such as Vendor drawing review of all major electrical equipment, Bulk materials Estimation, and other discipline packages;
  • Participate in Quality Audits to make sure the design deliverables are defect free throughout the project execution;
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities with emphasis on continuous improvement and team building, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Produce design deliverables efficiently by acquiring latest trend & techniques in the market and by implementing latest 3D/2D tools.e an added advantage.



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About Brunel

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About Brunel

Brunel India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Brunel Holding Group
Company (Brunel Intl. N.V.) a registered company in the Netherlands with over
12,000+ specialists in 100+ offices across 40+ countries. The Energy Division
of Brunel Group comprehensively provides manpower services for Oil & Gas
(Upstream, Downstream), Renewables, Power, Mining & Resources, Civil
Engineering, Automotive, Rail, Life Sciences, Finance, Legal and ICT. Our core
services are Contract Hire, Direct Hire, Offshore Recruitment and Pay Rolling
services for major OPCs and EPCs contractors. Today, we’ve grown into a global
service provider with an annual turnover of close to € 1 billion, and we’re
listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV and included in the Amsterdam Small Cap Index

Connecting Specialists to Pioneering Projects

How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Sundara Subbulakshmi via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Sundara Subbulakshmi
Brunel Energy India Mumbai

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