Company: Wood
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer, Instrumentation Technician
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for an Instrumentation Discipline Lead to work on our Offshore Maintain Potential Program (OMPP) in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia We are looking for a person to co-ordinate with all other disciplines Consultant / Principal and / or Lead Engineers to ensure full compliance of the project design with the requirements specified on project design scope and on the relevant industry standards.

OMPP is a multi-year, multi program venture covering both greenfield and brownfield offshore projects here in Saudi Arabia the scope of this program includes Engineering & Design, Procurement and Construction Management support.

  • Lead an instrumentation project team executing in all instrumentation scope items related to the overall control and safety design of a project
  • Act as the primary interface with project managements, Clients technical and project management contacts, and other disciplines
  • Coordinate with instrumentation and other disciplines lead or senior engineers to ensure full compliance of the project electrical design with the requirements specified on project design scope and on the relevant industry standards
  • Guide the instrumentation engineers to resolve engineering problems in accordance with industry principles, codes, and standards
  • Develop budgets and / or review proposals with estimate of man-hours and cost for design as well as project supervision
  • Oversee design efforts to assure projects are completed satisfactorily on time and within budget
  • Review and approve the instrument drawings, construction, and material specifications to ensure that the design and constructions conform to standards and customer requirements
  • Review and approve special study reports, design calculations and design specifications
  • Review and approve BOQ, specifications, construction specifications, testing and commissioning procedures
  • Review of Instrument and Control portion of P&ID's
  • Creation and Management of the Instrument Index database
  • Review of specification and selection of field instruments to meet performance criteria
  • Review of Instrument Sizing calculations (Control Valves, Relief Valves, Flow Elements, and thermowell vibration calculations)
  • Review of specification, selection and purchase of all Instrumentation, Process Control Systems and Safety systems
  • Functional design of the Process Control Logic and Safety logic (defining requirements)
  • Create and manage instrumentation scope work for project
  • Integrate packaged equipment into overall system design
  • Oversee development of detailed design drawings including Instrument Plans, Details, Wiring, Loops, and Fabrication Drawings
  • Interface with the Project Management team and Client
  • Develop and maintain instrumentation progress, schedule, staffing planning, and coordination with project management including regular reporting

Skills / Qualifications

  • Preferred: BSc Engineering in Instrumentation or equivalent
  • Required: 15 to 20 years in the Oil and Gas, Refining, or Chemical Industry with minimum 5 years Offshore
  • Brownfield / Greenfield, Study / Pre-FEED / FEED of Offshore Projects
  • Has experience in the oil / gas, hydrocarbon, refinery, offshore, or infrastructure industries and is recognized as 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
  • Knowledge of IN tools / SPI 2013 Intergraph product including capability to prepare Instrument Sizing Calculations, Instrument Index, Specification Sheets and Cable Schedules
  • Knowledge of industry codes and standards applicable to Oil and Gas and Refining Industries (API, ISA, NEC / IEC, NFPA, ASME)
  • A good working knowledge of current industry specific technology and the application of current engineering software / tools
  • Strong computer and database skills preferred
  • Good communication and presentation
  • May be assigned as a Discipline Technical Authority (DTA); a person identified as an overall technically competent team member able to address technically complex issues & mentor team members with their technical work
  • May be assigned as a Subject Matter Expert (SME); a person recognized to possess a high degree of knowledge on a subject and / or piece of equipment

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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