Company: Wood
Skills: Chemical Engineering
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Khobar, Saudi Arabia


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for Senior Flow Assurance Engineers to work on the engineering and project management services in Al - Khobar office

  • Hands - on transient thermal - hydraulic modeling / simulation work in the support of the design and operation of offshore facilities including wells, pipelines, risers, separations and pressure - boosting equipment using OLGA is essential
  • Experience must include startup / shutdown / ramp up / ramp down / Slug catcher sizing. A minimum of four years solid OLGA experience on multiple projects is the basic requirement
  • Hands - on steady state modeling experience using SPS, PIPESIM and HYSYS is essential
  • Experience with fluid characterization and liquid surge analysis is required
  • Experience with hydrate remediation and wax management is highly desirable
  • 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
  • Resolve Engineering issues by applying accepted principles, codes and standards
  • To provide and support engineering activities to Conceptual / FEED / Detailed Design projects
  • Finalize all discipline deliverables for assigned project / 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
  • Review 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
  • Ensure the submission of all drawings requiring squad check to the respective discipline / disciplines
  • Day to day coordination with Lead Engineer for smooth progress of development of project Deliverables
  • Prepare enquiry requisitions
  • Evaluate bids & prepares technical bid evaluations & provides input to joint purchase recommendation
  • Prepare bid clarification questions and handles responses, and coordinates / chairs technical aspects of bid clarification meetings
  • Update datasheets and specifications for purchase
  • Review all vendor data, solicits specific input from affected disciplines, and returns comments on 'coded' documents within the allocated timeframe
  • Report on work status / problem areas / needs on a weekly basis
  • Familiar with quality control systems in engineering design


Skills / Qualifications

  • BS Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering. Mechanical science degree with specialization in fluid dynamics is also acceptable
  • 10 years' experience in Flow Assurance
  • 2 - 3 years' experience in supervision
  • Professional Registration or equivalent registration is preferred
  • Process design and / or operations support experience is highly regarded
  • Excellent report - writing and communication skills are essential
  • Membership with a recognized professional body
  • Demonstrated experience in the oil and gas industry, with most of this in a multidiscipline design environment
  • Experience in the development processes employed with the oil and gas industry with particular experience in identification and screening of development concepts and FEED
  • Familiar with project execution and regulatory issues
  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable design standards


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 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

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  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.