Senior Principal Electrical Project Designer C12-2341


Job Type

Direct Hire


Houston, TX


Knowledge of all areas of electrical design, (i.e. One-lines, Area Classification, Grounding, Schematics, Cable Tray Plans, Power and Wire, Lighting, etc.) and responsible for production, review and supervision of deliverables for technical quality, accuracy and required compliance with client specs, codes, standards, etc.

Meet deadlines, manage priorities, discover issues, find solutions and provide support to the lesser experienced electrical designers on the team.

Strong organizational and presentation skills as well as the ability to discuss routine technical problems, communicate and work effectively with the team, immediate supervisor and other project personnel.

Provide leadership and technical support clarification and interpretation of task code and standards requirements for all electrical design activities on projects ranging from small brownfield refinery work to major grassroots offshore platform.

Responsible for executing and reviewing project electrical deliverable for technical quality, accuracy and compliance with Company Project standards and codes.

Develop electrical work scopes, work approaches, estimates, along with manpower schedule to meet established budgets and goals.

Review, approve and or develop Work Share packages for assigned project with the Lead Electrical Engineer.

Supervise teams as well as completing work assignments involving independent judgment to determine a course of action in accordance with project procedures and recognized codes and standards. Able to discuss routine technical electrical problems and communicate effectively with immediate supervisor and other project personnel.


30+ years Electrical Design experience responsible for supervising teams as well as performing advanced, difficult and complex work assignments related to electrical design.

Strong understanding of electrical design with general understanding of other disciplines' roles in the design process and completion of tasks and course of action in accordance with project procedures, specs, recognized applicable codes and standards, including company policies and goals.

Commitment to customer service and ability to assist others in applying knowledge and understanding in solving functional problems within area of expertise ( i.e. Cable tray design and, etc.).

Focus on company’s Zero Harm, Action Orientation, Building Effective Business Relationships, Commitment, Customer Focus, and Dealing with Change, Drive for Results, Integrity and Trust.

Twenty years electrical design experience; 10 years as lead supervisor position including 5 years offshore experience.

Responsible for supervising teams with strong understanding of electrical design and understanding of other disciplines’ role in the design process.

Able to utilize PC, 2D CAD, and 3D Viewing CAD tools (PDMS and PDS), to perform duties. Understand and oversee advanced design as well as providing technical direction and training. Ability to meet deadlines and manage priorities is critical. Strong organizational and presentation skills as well as the ability to effectively communicate and take a leadership role over the group for which they have supervisory responsibilities.

Capability to perform field surveys and transform data into CAD

Commitment to customer service and the ability to assist others in applying knowledge and understanding in solving functional problems within area of electrical design.

Responsible for scheduling, checking, technical training, progress reports, and will regularly interface with departmental staff.