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Kent Recruitment

Electrical, Lead Engineer

India - Hyderabad
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About you:

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If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:


Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

Skills and Responsibilities:

Experienced Lead Electrical Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the Oil & Gas (Onshore/Offshore), Refinery, Petrochemical, Chemical industry. Experience in the Sustainable, Renewable Energy and Decarbonization Projects are preferred. Skilled in Electrical Engineering and should have experienced in Conceptual Design, FEED, Basic & Detailed Engineering including EPC and EPCM Projects and Reverse Engineering for Revamp Projects

  • Prepare/Review design basis for the project as per the client design criteria.
  • Review / provide guidance for preparation of all discipline engineering and design deliverables such as slds, specifications, datasheets, BOM, Panel and Cable schedule, 3D model, interconnection wiring drawings etc.
  • Review and checking of Area classification drawings.
  • Review calculations for all Electrical Equipment like Power transformers, DGs, Battery Sizing, Capacitor sizing, Grounding and Lightening protection. Cable sizing etc.
  • Decide the substation layouts optimizing the size and design of the same along with the design team.
  • Provide guidance for preparation of all layout drawings ,3D models and mto generation.
  • Prepare / provide guidance for preparation of power control and distribution philosophy for electrical system.
  • Review installation drawings.
  • Preparation or Review of Requisitions for quotation and for purchase
  • Review vendor documents and quotations for compliance with project requirements.
  • Participate in project design reviews.
  • Prepare with cost/resource estimates, bid evaluations and project proposals.
  • Perform inter-discipline squad checks.
  • General guidance to designers for deciding the cable tray /trench routing and review 3D models.
  • Attend model reviews as per project schedule.
  • Shop inspections and Electrical Equipment FAT/SAT
  • Site surveys and adequacy checks if required.
  • Attend risk management meetings as required.
  • Perform technical audits and quality reviews.
  • Site pre-commissioning activities and engineering support as required as per project scope of work.
  • Work out the MFL for the project as per the project schedule and inform HOD well in advance if any additional resource requirements

In addition to the responsibilities listed herein, the employee may be required to perform other ad-hoc tasks as needed or directed by the supervisor or management. These tasks will be within the reasonable scope of the employee's skills, capabilities, and role within the organization. The intent of this provision is to allow for flexibility and adaptability in meeting the dynamic needs of the organization, ensuring that operational requirements can be met efficiently. All such tasks will be assigned considering the employee's current workload and with respect to their professional development.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

Knowledge/ Qualification/ Training/ Certification:

Qualification :
Bachelor or Master degree in electrical engineering.

Experience :
15-24 years of basic and detail engineering experience in Upstream Oil & Gas, Refinery, & Petrochemical industry

  • International Codes & Standards and Best Engineering Practices that apply to Electrical.
  • Quality management system and procedures
  • Project management and control procedures
  • Electrical workflow and interdisciplinary co-ordination
  • Project Electrical Deliverables
  • Project Risk Assessment
  • Adherence to HSE norms by self and team
  • Proficiency in understanding of Electrical Operating philosophy.
  • Proficiency in Power system studies and analysis.

  • Presentation and business communication skill
  • Identify/report technical concerns and solutions in a clear and concise manner.
  • Attend project and team meeting.
  • Conduct technical training session for team.

Behavior/ Core Competencies:

  • Leadership,
  • Decision Making & Delegation
  • Teamwork, Coordination, Planning and Organizing
  • Flexibility / Adaptability• Business Acumen, Client Focus
  • Flexible /Adoptability
  • Stress management.
  • Trustworthy


The Employee shall observe the Health, Safety, Sustainability, Environment and Quality rules of the Company; it’s clients and the governing authorities of the host country.
  • Candidate should contribute to creating a workplace where everyone feels compelled to intervene whenever they observe an unsafe act or condition to ensure that everyone goes home safe and well and the environment is preserved in the successful operation of our business.
  • Candidate should maintain the HSSEQ management system, and the tools required to implement it.

Details about the role:

Location: Hyderabad
Relocation required: No
Travel required: Sometimes
Contract type: Contract – 2 Years
Experience level: 15-24 Years

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