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

Overview / Responsibilities

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

  • 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
  • Prepare and review engineering studies, design drawings and documents, and material and equipment specifications
  • Resolve specialty related engineering issues by applying accepted principles, codes, and standards
  • Must have thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, international codes and standards, procedures, and specifications
  • Provides guidance to the project detail design engineering work
  • Individual responsibilities will be commensurate with capabilities and experience level
  • Work within project team environment
  • Shall have 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
  • Familiarity with quality control systems in engineering design
  • Have an understanding of the project scope of work, budget, and schedule, particularly as it applies to Fire Protection Engineering and Design
  • Responsible for safe, technically accurate and cost-effective designs and deliverables for refineries, chemical plants, petro-chemical plants, offshore installations, and oil and gas production facilities
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable specifications and standards
  • Ensure coordination with other in-house departments
  • Perform review of relevant vendor information (TBE, NMR)
  • Incorporate Wood Al-Hejailan procedures and standards into design as applicable
  • Assists in the development of discipline project documentation and design data records
  • Field visits to refineries, chemical plants, petro-chemical plants, etc

Skills / Qualifications

  • BS Engineering Degree
  • 5 - 10 years' minimum experience in design
  • Strong 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
  • Basic knowledge of using MicroStation and AutoCAD
  • Registered in Saudi Caruncle of Engineers (SCE)
  • Considerable experience in producing fire protection deliverables including Design Basis, coverage layout, P&ID, Hydraulic report, Isometric Drawings, Material Take-off, Specifications etc

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.