Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currenly recruiting for a Lead Instrument Engineer to strengthen our team in Dubai.

  • Technical Assurance (engineering quality assurance and control)
  • Resource management
  • Standardization and replication across the Contract
  • This is a Home Office position based in Dubai, but it may involve occasional visits to the Client offices and/or site in Iraq
  • Reporting to the Engineering Manager engineer the candidate will assume sole responsibility for assigned Instrument and Controls engineering work scopes
  • To carry out Instrument and Controls discipline work within a project team, supporting the project team for field development of oil and gas production facilities
  • To plan, budget, organize, and control a segment of the Instrument and Controls engineering deliverables for the project
  • To prepare Instrument and Controls deliverables for all project Phases the oil and gas industry
  • To ensure that all work is completed without compromise to quality and is delivered according to the project schedule
  • To provide direction and guidance on all Instrument and Controls engineering technical queries raised by either internal or external parties
  • To liaise with the Client’s Engineering, Operations and Maintenance staff as required to ensure a consistent approach to project completion
  • To promote safe behaviour at all times
  • To provide sound technical advice and solutions to a diversity of technical problems within the discipline
  • To co-ordinate with other disciplines during all stages of design development, construction, pre-commissioning, and start-up
  • To assist in the coordination of all activities related to Instrument and Controls engineering design
  • To identify any areas of concern with respect to progress and/or quality and recommend corrective actions as required
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of Instrument and Controls engineering design and analysis
  • Thorough awareness of relevant international codes and standards
  • Familiar with the typical software packages that are used for Instrument and Controls engineering design
  • Experience of the application of HAZOP, HAZID and SIL Rating to Instrument and Controls design
  • Experience with Instrument and Controls design for prefabricated modular packaged equipment
  • Experience with Concept Selection and FEED studies

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Instrument or Electronics Engineering (B.Sc./B.Eng./M.Sc.)
  • Membership of a recognised professional institute preferred
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry
  • Minimum of 10 years’ proven capability in an engineering design company
  • Operational support / construction and commissioning experience
  • Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred
  • Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage
  • Experience of sour service operations would be an advantage
  • Relevant experience in Oil and Gas Operator organizations
  • Prior experience as Technical Authority