Company: Wood
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Woking, England, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting a PAS (Process Automation Systems) Engineer with extensive experience in Automation and Control to support our projects in Woking.

The PAS Engineer will be responsible for the implementation of customised complex and / or standard engineering solutions, usually representing significant portions, (work packages) of a large project, to successful completion and within budgeted time and cost constraints. To support the implementation of projects in line with company objectives including continuous improvement of margin, customer satisfaction, schedule, working capital and safety performance.

Main Responsibilities :

  • Provides Expertise in at least one Automation Technical Area
  • Plays a primary role in defining Automation and Controls deliverable requirement and system design
  • Supports the Principal Automation Engineer in accomplishing project objectives
  • Leads project sub - teams during system design and implementation
  • Applies integration concepts to a wide variety of systems and across multiple vendor platforms
  • Leads technical aspects of automation project design and / or implementation
  • Experience of Honeywell Experion
  • Leads the configuration, database and / or programming activities
  • Typical duties include but not limited to:
  • PCS I / O Assignments
  • PCS Software Template Assignments
  • PCS FS / DDS
  • PCS Configuration
  • Control Narrative Review
  • Internal PCS FAT Lead
  • Customer PCS FAT Lead
  • Prepares and reviews engineering studies, design drawings and documents and material and equipment specifications
  • Resolves specialty related engineering issues by applying accepted principles, codes, and standards


Skills / Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in Automation and Control Engineering
  • Has good general knowledge of each engineering discipline with previous experience in directing personnel in an Automation and Controls Lead role, preferably with Honeywell Systems
  • Has detailed experience with multiple system implementation project and / or control system platforms
  • Has established expertise in technical aspects of automation project execution in at least one technical area or system
  • Has experience in project estimating, planning, and managerial / leadership aspects of project work
  • Has experience in the oil / gas, hydrocarbon, refinery, offshore, or infrastructure industries and is recognised 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
  • Working towards or being a chartered engineer and member of a recognised institution, such as the IET or IMC
  • Minimum BSc Degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of computerized control applications & tools
  • A good working knowledge of current industry specific technology and the application of current engineering software / tools
  • Strong computer and database skills preferred
  • Strong leadership ability, communication skills, loyalty, enthusiasm, and diplomacy
  • Potential visits to project sites, within or outside of UK, vendor shops and similar facilities
  • Motivated for advancement and shows leadership skills by controlling the assigned scope to ensure it is completed to the required quality and budget
  • Excellent communication and team motivation skills
  • Enhanced problem solving and ability to act diligently on behalf of all stakeholders


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 consulting and engineering 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 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.