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

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking to hire a Senior Fire Protection Engineer (local hire / In Kingdom hire) to work in our office in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

  • 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
  • To provide and support engineering activities to Wood's Conceptual / FEED / Detailed Design projects
  • Finalizing 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Reports on work status/problem areas/needs on a weekly basis
  • Familiarity with quality control systems in engineering design
  • Field visits to refineries, chemical plants, petro-chemical plants, etc

Skills / Qualifications

  • 10 - 12 years' experience in design
  • 2 - 3 years' experience in supervision
  • Professional Registration or equivalent registration is preferred
  • CFPS Certification is highly preferred
  • ICC Fire Plan Examiner Certification is highly preferred
  • Proficient knowledge of applicable codes and standards (NFPA, SFPE, IBC, API, SBC, Saudi Aramco Standards, Sabic Standards, etc.)
  • Ability to perform Hydraulic calculations using PIPENET and Elite Software
  • Ability to perform water hammer Hydraulic calculations using PIPENET is highly preferred
  • BS Engineering degree
  • Registered in Saudi Caruncle of Engineers (SCE)

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.

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.