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Elcetrical-Senior Engineer (Vadodara)

Requisition ID:  226139

Senior Engineer

Job Description



  • A recognized degree in electrical engineering discipline, from an accredited college or university.
  • Relevant work experience of over 10 years in FEED, proposal & detailed engineering preferably in an EPC industry for large industrial plants, power projects, utilities, oil and gas plants. 
  • Responsible for assigned activities in electrical engineering discipline. Applies broad and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to project engineering.  Makes decisions independently concerning problems within the discipline on the project.  Represents the discipline on the project and with the client to resolve technical questions and as required to coordinate work.




A.   Supervision Received

Receives operational supervision and technical guidance from Chief Engineer.

B.  Supervision Exercised

Supervises and provides technical direction to subordinate engineers, specialists, designers and drafters as assigned.

C.  Contact

Maintains contacts with client representatives as directed, with suppliers, appropriate field personnel and other disciplines to ensure the coordination of the work within the project or assignment and compliance with Bechtel/client requirements.




  1. Plans, develops, coordinates and reviews engineering work within a discipline on a project or assignment in a global business unit.
  2. Supervises the day-to-day technical work of discipline engineers, specialists, designers and drafters.
  3. Conducts annual performance reviews for direct reports in accordance with approved procedures and holds career development discussions.
  4. Prepares or oversees the preparation of discipline estimates and work plan in accordance with project scope, schedule and budget, and manages implementation and performance accordingly.
  5. Estimates staffing needs and schedules and assigns work to meet schedule dates.
  6. Coordinates with client representatives as delegated to obtain their approval on phases of work.
  7. Reviews and approves key engineering drawings and calculations, including field and design documents relating to the discipline.
  8. Coordinates assigned engineering work with other project groups.Possesses excellent interdisciplinary interface skills.
  9. Ensures that engineers supervised receive appropriate on-the-job training for their professional development.
  10. Promotes the creation of a work environment, supported by leadership, which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.




Extensive Knowledge of electrical system studies and conversant with short circuit, load flow, motor starting & voltage drop calculations, main single line diagram, protection & metering diagrams, relay setting & protection coordination of the system, Emergency Diesel Generator Sizing, Underground cable sizing, Grounding. Sound Knowledge in Classification of Hazardous areas and selection of equipment for Hazadous areas, knowledge about the prevailing international standards such as  NFPA, NEC and IEC.


Should possess good knowledge of international codes & standards.


Should have worked on equipment sizing, specifications, MR preparation, technical bid evaluation and vendor print reviews of various electrical equipment like Switchyard, Generator Step-Up Transformer, Busduct, MV & LV switchgear, MCCs, power & distribution transformers, DC systems / UPS, Cables, generator circuit breaker, bus duct, lighting fixtures.


Vendor Prints Review of Mechanical packages.


Preparation of three Line Diagrams & Logic Diagrams for Generator, Generator Step-up Transformer, Unit Auxiliary Transformer, Generator Circuit Breaker, Switchyard, Overall Single Line Diagrams


Should be conversant with electrical layouts like raceways, lighting, grounding & lightning protection, Switchyard layouts etc.


Knowledge of engineering work planning and control methods.


Knowledge of inter discipline coordination.


Knowledge of related construction practices and the economics involved.


Knowledge of industry /regulatory codes and standards, and design and/or layout criteria.


Skill in oral and written communication, demonstrated skill in leadership.





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