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Principal Electrical Engineer

Apply now Job no: 494051
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Houston
Categories: Project Engineering

Your key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with E&I design team to create electrical construction packages, providing technical expertise.
  • Specify medium voltage and low voltage electrical equipment (MCC’s, Switchgear, circuit breakers, transformer, etc.)
  • Size branch circuit and feeder conductors for various loads per NEC.
  • Perform power system studies (Coordination, Short Circuit, Arc Flash Analysis) in SKM and/or ETAP
  • Develop Area Classification plans and details per API RP500 and NFPA 496.
  • Develop grounding plans and details per NFPA 70 (NEC).
  • Makes decisions independently on engineering problems and methods represents the organization in conferences to resolve important questions and to plan and coordinate work.
  • Requires the use of advanced techniques, the modification and extension of theories, principles and practices of his field and related sciences disciplines.
  • The knowledge and expertise required at this level of work usually result from progressive experience.
  • Consults with supervisor concerning unusual problems and developments.
  • In a supervisory capacity, plans, develops, coordinates, and directs engineering projects with many complex features.
  • Supervises, coordinates, and reviews the work of staff engineers, other professionals, and technicians, estimates manpower needs, schedules and assigns work to meet completion date.


You should possess the following:

  • 7+ years in the oil & gas industry
  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 18-25 year minimum relevant experience in refining and petrochemical industry.
  • Autocad: 3 years (Required)


This is a very exciting time for Clough with many new projects on the horizon. If you meet the necessary requirements above and wish to be part of Clough’s success, then don’t delay – Apply now!


Please note: Clough reserves the right to commence the shortlisting process for this role immediately and the right to remove the advertisement before the closing date. Agency submissions will not be considered for this position.

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