Principal/Lead Electrical Engineer

  • Madrid
  • Wood
Join Our Team

Join a culture of innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.

Our Clients and Projects

It’s a future for all of us. We aspire to shape a better tomorrow by unlocking solutions that address the biggest challenges facing our clients and our society. You will be working for major international clients in the energy market and material market, and you will be part of a team results focused that will provide technical solutions.

What we can offer

  • Meaningful and interesting projects delivered to leaders of industry across chemical, petrochemical, oil&gas and emerging energy sectors
  • Flexible working arrangements that balance client, team and individual needs offering hybrid working where relevant
  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion; we are an organization actively committed to diversity and inclusion across our business
  • Competitive salary with regular salary reviews to ensure we are rewarding at the right level in line with the market
  • Flexible benefits package; company canteen, free company parking
  • Commitment to continued professional development; development plans that are tailored to your individual needs and interests
  • Global connections; join experts around the world who are at the leading edge of our industry, shaping the standards of our profession

If all of this sounds good to you, review the typical responsibilities of the role and the requirements of the position below, then follow the link to apply and start your journey with Wood.


  • Administer the package of Wood electrical engineering group
  • Ensure that all EPC Electrical Engineers under his / her supervision work to the project procedures, specifications and standards, good engineering practices and techniques, and any project-specific requirements
  • Supervise the day to day engineering interfaces between EPC core engineering group, Project Managers and the engineering teams assigned to the EPC package – includes interaction with all other specialist disciplines as required
  • Participate in design reviews and engineering changes with customer as necessitated by design development and ensure core team are made aware of these
  • Participate in key customer reviews and meetings as required
  • Participate in project reviews, value engineering and value improvement workshops with customer
  • Input engineering procedures and work practices in conjunction with Core Electrical Lead as appropriate


  • Degree in relevant discipline
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in major oil / gas refinery / petrochemical projects in the capacity of principal electrical engineer with EPC organization
  • Fully familiar with international codes, standards and recommended practices to be adopted during EPC phases of oil / gas projects
  • Must have the capacity to develop detail design deliverables
  • Must have proven ability to contribute during development of electrical system studies
  • Fluent English
  • Holding a valid permit to live and work in Spain is required