Company: Wood
Skills: Operations Management, Technical Manager
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for an Senior Operations Technical Professional with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry. The Senior Operations Technical Professional will develop / review operations manuals, procedures, and other operations related support for all systems associated with offshore Oil and Gas facilities and oil spill response equipment. In addition, support and assist the Operations Team to ensure that all projects undertaken are completed and delivered within time and budget.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out detailed control and monitoring of all project work in progress, ensuring all scopes are achieved within time and budget
  • Develop / review technical deliverables (documentation) to ensure compliance with project requirements - based on templates agreed and approved by Client. Typically, this requires development of Operating Manuals and Procedures for equipment
  • Inform Project Manager on projected technical issues, constraints, and/or any potential shortfalls
  • Highlight issues related to document development, production and technical compliance as needed
  • Liaise with Clients and all associated third parties in relation to project work scopes under direction of Project Manager
  • Attend Client technical meetings as and when required
  • Participate in weekly project meetings, as required
  • Provide comprehensive and timely progress reports to the Project Manager
  • Ensure all work is implemented in accordance with the Company Business (Quality) Management System - use and maintain discipline check-sheets for all development effort
  • Maintain own work plan and allocation of priorities while collaborating with rest of the team
  • Proactive communication with Operations Team lead and Project Manager all project issues
  • Contribute to the evaluation and preparation of bids/tenders/quotations as required by Project Manager

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 years of hands-on/practical operational experience within oil and gas, marine or petrochemical industries
  • Minimum 5 years experience with Oil Spill Contingency Equipment, Procedures and Equipment
  • Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required
  • Strong understanding of Operations and Maintenance practices (including Industry best practices and regulatory requirements related documentation need)
  • Ability to explain the functionality of Oil & Gas equipment
  • Ability t o explain the functionality of Oil & Gas emergency response equipment
  • Competent in quickly reviewing detailed engineering drawings, like P&IDs, Cause & Effect, and Alarm Set Point registers - and its importance in creating Operations manuals & procedures
  • Hands-on experience in Operations and Maintenance is required
  • Strong Technical Writing Skills Experience is required
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Projects

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.