Company: Wood
Skills: Fire Protection
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Is currently recruiting for a Certified Fire Protection Engineer with the below required skills and experience.
  • Shall have experience in the oil / gas, hydrocarbon, refinery, offshore, or infrastructure industries and is recognized as a specialist in a specific engineering field on large to mega projects
  • Must have thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, international codes and standards, procedures, and specifications
  • Prepare and review engineering studies, design drawings and documents, and material and equipment specifications
  • Provide guidance to the project / Design & Engineering work
  • Resolves Engineering issues by applying accepted principles, codes, and standards
  • Support engineering activities to Wood Al-Hejailan Conceptual / FEED / Detailed Design projects
  • Finalizing all discipline deliverables for assigned projects
  • Planning and scheduling of discipline deliverables and activities including man-hour estimation when requested, requesting personnel as identified by the plan, and supervision of discipline personnel on the Projects
  • Reviews the Basis of Design (BOD) & Project Execution Plan (PEP) as well as all Client provided data for assigned projects
  • Coordination with all disciplines (as necessary) in the preparation and development of the deliverables and ensuring those other disciplines' inputs are incorporated for the assigned projects
  • Ensures the submission of all drawings requiring squad check to the respective discipline / disciplines
  • Day to day coordination with Lead Technical Professional for smooth progress of development of project Deliverables
  • Prepares enquiry requisitions in PDMC / Pacesetter
  • Evaluates bids & prepares technical bid evaluations & provides input to joint purchase recommendation
  • Prepares bid clarification questions and handles responses, and coordinates / chairs technical aspects of bid clarification meetings
  • Updates datasheets and specifications for purchase
  • Reviews all vendor data, solicits specific input from affected disciplines, and returns comments on 'coded' documents within the allocated timeframe
  • Reports on work status / problem areas / needs on a weekly basis
  • Shall have extensive design experience with water-based suppression systems, clean agent suppression systems, fire water pumps, fire water distribution systems, fire water storage tanks, foam suppression systems, hydrants, monitors, and fire extinguishers
  • Familiarity with quality control systems in engineering design

Skills / Qualifications

  • May assist Lead Technical Professional in providing technical excellence and standards for the department Routinely report job progress status to the Lead Engineer
  • Perform and/or oversee all design activities, assuring compliance with all applicable codes pertaining to piping systems and strain sensitive equipment
  • Oversee the work of other Engineering personnel Provide direction and guidance to the Engineering Team
  • Prepare man-hour estimates for all Engineering activities
  • Schedule, track, and forecast Engineering activities
  • Manage man-hour expenditures
  • Produce required project reporting
  • Ensure coordination with other in-house departments
  • Perform thorough review of relevant vendor information
  • Provide a timely internal check of drawings produced by other WOOD AL-HEJAILAN disciplines
  • Incorporate WOOD AL-HEJAILAN procedures and standards into design as applicable
  • 10 years' minimum experience in design
  • Professional Engineer (PE) in Fire protection IS A MUST
  • CFPS Certification is preferred
  • ICC Fire Plan Examiner Certification is preferred
  • BS Engineering degree
  • Field visits to refineries, chemical plants, Petro-chemical plants, etc.
  • Possible field assignments
  • Potential visits to offshore sites
  • Lifting and carrying things
  • Inspection trips
  • Leadership experience or proven leadership skills
  • Proficient knowledge of applicable codes and standards (NFPA, SFPE, IBC, API, Saudi Aramco, etc.)
  • Proficient in the below:
  • Windows file management
  • Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • MicroStation and AutoCAD
  • Navisworks / Smart Plant Review
  • PDS / S3D / REVIT (recommended but not essential)

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

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.

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 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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