Senior Designer – Electrical


  • Chennai, India
Senior Designer – Electrical
Job Posted : Jul 8th, 2022

Job Description

Depending on size of the Job, Senior Designer will be designated as ‘Lead Designer’ for the Project. Estimating the design & drafting man hours required for the Project. Prepare man hour forecast and monitor drafting progress. Preparation and review of all the required drawings/documents.

Primary Duties

  • Preparation and review of Bill of material for proposals/jobs. Reviewing the contents and norms mentioned in the proposal/Project documents.
  • Carry out all drafting activities, design calculations such as Lighting, Cable sizing, Cable tray loading, trench sizing in consultation with Principal Designer/Concerned Engineer.
  • Allocation and distribution of drafting work to junior designers in consultation with Principal Designer/Concerned Engineer.
  • Preparation and review of Substation equipment layouts, Overall plant cable routing layout.
  • Collect input from all concerned and prepare ‘TDR’ and updating the addition/deletion of drawings in consultation with Lead designer/Lead Engineer.
  • To envisage the proper cable trench/cable routing layout considering the necessary clearances with other discipline routings.
  • Proper selection of cable type, cable size, cable glands, MCT, Lighting fixtures and its accessories for Safe & Hazardous zones.
  • Cable trench/tray loading details. Designing of trench/tray sizes considering future expansion and permissible tolerance specified in Project/Job/Client specifications.
  •  Prepare and develop Installation standard drawings in line with Project requirement.
  •  Preparation of Cable schedule, Cable drum schedule, Cable cutting schedule.
  •  Producing IDC documents, follow up and resolving the conflicts/decisions with other discipline routings.
  •  Input to Civil discipline for Cable tray support insert plates, floor cutouts, road crossing duct bank, lighting pole foundations, cable trench excavation, etc.,
  • Ensure conformity of designs, layouts in accordance with Client/Job/Company (PFI) specification, design basis, Scope of Work and as per drafting basis. Reviewing the layouts from construction point of view.
  • Maintaining the necessary documentation as per ISO standards. Updating ‘Documentum’, IDC records, Vendor documents related to design/drafting, check prints and Master drawing files. Performing all the duties assigned and directed by Lead Designer/Lead Engineer.

Qualification And Experience:-

  • Diploma in Engineering or Certificate course with a minimum of 15 years of experience with EPC contractor/Consultants/Design office. Exposure to Electrical engineering basics & knowledge. Capable of solving the construction / design problems.


  • Chennai, India.

Company Overview:-

Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s leading energy companies.
We design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure for the energy industries. Our comprehensive and tailored service offering covers each stage of the project life cycle and a variety of commercial models, giving our clients the flexibility, they need.