Lead Electrician

  • Full Time
  • Rotational
  • Brazil



Personal Qualities


We’re 23,000 colleagues in more than 30 countries delivering oil, gas, wind and solar power to 170 million people worldwide. Taking on tough energy challenges is our job. Right now, we’re facing an enormous task: supplying the world with the energy it needs, while lowering emissions.

We’re up for the challenge. Are you?

The position

By joining our team in Exploration & Production International you will have the opportunity to:

• Be a role model for safety, diversity, and inclusion.
• Manage electrical equipment and works in low, medium, and high voltage.
• Propose changes in practices and plans to improve reliability and efficiency of power generation systems and equipment’s.
• Ensure that maintenance management is followed by identifying and reporting malfunctions in SAP, executing work orders and providing proper conclusion feedback. Collaborating for maintenance plan review.
• Manage competence requirements fulfillment for the team in alignment with contractor’s company reps and ensure that vendors and contractors work safely and effectively, according to the values and culture of the company.
• Be able and responsible for Black start-up, emergency generators and maneuvers after shutdowns/ESD.
• Participate on commissioning phase of new projects, inside or outside Brazil.
• Responsible for supervising the team members and providing recommendations and technical support on electrical reviews, strategic plans and projects.


Some qualities are essential for Equinor. You identify with our values, open, collaborative, courageous and caring, which guide our decisions and help us succeed and grow. You make safety your priority and contribute to our zero-harm culture. For this position, we are also looking for:

• Desirable Electrical Engineer or required technical degree with emphasis in Electrical or Electronics. Valid registration on class order (CREA or CFT).
• Minimum 3 years as an Electrical Lead on board of production facilities or 6 years of experience working as Electrical Technician onboard production facilities can be considered.
• Fluent in Portuguese and Intermediate English (read technical documentation) and be efficient in use of maintenance management systems, preferably SAP, and efficient in using office computer systems.
• Good experience and technical knowledge on Power Managment System.
• Good experience and technical knowledge operating Steam turbine, Gas turbine LM 2500.
• Desirable technical knowledge in electrical equipment (preferable ABB and WEG system), familiarized with rotation equipment and inspection of explosive atmosphere equipment.
• Embraces cooperation and open collaboration as essential ways of working. Proactive by nature, takes initiative and can work independently as needed. Gives and receives constructive feedback and is motivated by continuous improvement.
• Read and interpret technical drawings, Data Sheet, electrical diagrams, and P&ID’s.
• People that understand and manage the risk.

General information

Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in Portuguese, English or a Scandinavian language. Applications submitted without necessary attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process after signing a consent form. All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law, in addition to other relevant checks in order to safeguard our reputation. Furthermore, background checks are performed on all final candidates.

To apply for this job please visit careers.peopleclick.eu.com.