Wood is currently seeking to recruit Lead Process Engineer to:

  • To act at all times in accordance with the Policy on Health, Safety and the Environment
  • To lead the process engineering design of Oil Refinery projects in accordance with the agreed client project scope and within approved manhours and budget.
  • Ensure that the client business drivers and company performance incentives are fully understood by all discipline personnel being supervised
  • Maintain technical integrity within discipline


  • Achieve safety standards as defined in personal performance contract
  • Lead the timely preparation of the process engineering and technical safety components of Wood proposals to clients, including :-
  • Preparation of design manhour estimates.
  • Preparation of project management Plans (PMPs)
  • Preparation of design schedules.
  • Lead the process engineering and technical safety component of approved work orders to deliver cost effective designs that are fit for purpose and safe.
  • Ensure, as far as practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out in compliance with the agreed budget and schedule
  • Close liaison with project engineers, related discipline engineers and staff within other Wood office to meet the overall project objectives.
  • Participate in project reviews including : design reviews, HAZOP, SIL, HAZID, constructability etc.
  • Ensure that designs comply with the relevant Codes, Standards, Regulations and Procedures.
  • Supervision of process engineering and technical safety staff, including :-
  • Provision of technical direction and guidance.
  • Administrative supervision including leave planning, performance reviews, resource planning, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with Wood policies, behaviours
  • Carry out work in accordance with Wood and project Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems.
  • Maintain the required technical quality of work produced by discipline assigned staff.
  • Keep up to date with technical developments, National and International standards and legislative requirements related to the discipline scope
  • Assist in developing the knowledge and skills of the discipline assigned staff, including assisting in the training and technical development of engineers.
  • Identification of process software tools required to maximise work efficiency.

Skills / Qualifications

Minimum B.Sc. Engineering

Minimum 12 years post graduate experience.

Minimum 8 years’ experience in the refining and petrochemical industries.

Minimum 5 years’ experience in the designation.