Electrical Lead Engineer

BH-270459-1
  • Competitive
  • Poland Kraków
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
NES Fircroft is a recruitment company specializing in technical roles. 500 experienced NES recruiters support candidates and companies in 28 countries, from 45 offices in the following industries: Energy, Construction and Real Estate, Oil and Gas, Pharmaceuticals, IT, Manufacturing. For our client, NES is recruiting for the position:

Electrical Lead Engineer

Your responsibilities
  • Planning, managing, monitoring, reviewing and approving the discipline’s work regarding appropriate quality, project specifications and contractual requirements;
  • Analyzing and evaluating technical contract annexes; Preparing the project-specific Electrical Discipline Job Manual including all relevant specifications and considering contractual requirements;
  • Preparation of project documentation including project specifications, one line diagrams, protection and control schematic diagrams, terminal connection diagrams, substation layouts;
  • Execution of electrical calculations including short circuit calculations, power balance, cable calculations, lighting intensity calculations, grounding and lightning protection calculations;
  • Preparation of layout drawings (consumer location, cable tray routing, lighting, grounding);
  • Defining and developing hazardous area classification;
  • Preparation of Installation typicals and Material Take-off;
  • Coordinates of Package Units, interfaces to other discipline, client and vendors;
  • Preparation of inquiry packages for electrical equipment following contractual and project specification requirements;
  • Participation in Factory Acceptance Tests for electrical equipment;
  • Providing input for subcontract including BoQ; Supervision of the erection works;
  • Verification of project and vendor documentation with respect to its completeness and accordance with standards, branch regulations and contract requirements.

Our requirements
  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering;
  • 5+ years experience in a plant engineering company as an Electrical Engineer;
  • Communication and coordination with other disciplines regarding his scope of work and considering the “work flow”;
  • Reporting to and coordination with the Engineering Manager on matters regarding manpower requirements, schedule, budget, productivity, priorities, technical solutions, and other factors affecting the work;
  • Ability to work independently on the preparation of proposals and execution of projects for Electrical for domestic and international projects;
  • Coordination of vendors, suppliers, manufacturers; Coordination of interfaces with client’s technical discipline specialists;
  • Fluent in Polish and English, knowledge of German or other languages would be appreciated;
  • Computer skills, knowledge of applications such as MS Office, ACAD, Dialux;
  • ETAP software or other power system analysis software knowledge would be beneficial;
  • Eager to work in a multicultural team, willing to travel short and long term (3-6 months) to other engineering centers and construction sites worldwide;
  • High interpersonal skills.


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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