Senior Instrumentation (PACO) Engineer

  • Listed: April 6, 2019 2:33 pm
  • Company Name: Wood
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary Package: Negotiable
  • Required Experience: 5-10 Years
  • Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Employer Website:


Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is looking for a Senior Instrumentation Engineer to strengthen our team in Dubai.

This is a Home Office position based in Dubai, but it may involve occasional visits to the Client offices and/or site in Iraq. Normal working time will be 48 hours per week
Reporting to the Lead PACO 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 & gas production facilities.
To plan, budget, organize, and control a segment of the Instrument and Controls engineering deliverables for the project.
Primary Role:
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
Principal Responsibilities:
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 10 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry.
Minimum of 6 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
Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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