Company: Wood
Skills: Process Engineer
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a PMC Lead Process Engineer to strengthen our team. This is a Home Office position based in Dubai, but it may involve occasional visits to the Client offices and/or site in Iraq.

Primary Role:
  • To manage the Process engineering and design team.
  • To have single-point responsibility for all process engineering deliverables and ensure that they conform to all applicable engineering codes and standards as well as the Client's policies and procedures.
  • To ensure that the overall project is delivered to meet the asset operational needs.
  • To provide direction and guidance on all technical queries relating to process engineering.
  • To participate in all project safety and design reviews as necessary.
  • To ensure that all work is completed without compromise to quality and is delivered according to the project schedule.
  • To liaise with the Client's Engineering, Operations and Maintenance staff as required to ensure a consistent approach to project completion.
  • To promote safe behaviour at all times.
  • People:
  • In conjunction with the Engineering Manager, manages succession planning for direct reports.
  • Provides coaching and mentoring for direct reports.
  • Actively supports recruitment, selection, transfers and promotion of resources to meet succession and business plans.
  • Support the development and retention of motivated and qualified people.
  • Ensures support and set performance expectations of direct reports.

Process Ownership:
  • Continuous promotion of, and adherence to, the discipline specific procedures and providing feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Support the development and delivery of the technical assurance framework.
  • Monitor compliance with qualified standards.
  • Participate in incident investigations as required.

Subject Matter Expertise:
  • Responsible in own discipline to provide support to the business.
  • Ensuring learning opportunities are captured and realised.
  • Responsible in knowledge of regulatory framework and associated legislation.
  • Perform the role of Technical Authority when appointed to do so.
  • Supporting and supervising tasks delegated to direct reports / respective team.
  • Management of key stakeholders in the execution and delivery of contracted activities.
  • Manage and direct resources efficiently and effectively.
  • Demonstrate current knowledge with industry and technology development within discipline.
  • Demonstrate continual professional development

Skills / Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
  • MSc / MEng in Chemical Engineering, or equivalent professional qualification, or BSc / BEng with extensive relevant experience.
  • Membership of a recognised professional institute is preferred

Minimum Experience
  • 15+ years of relevant experience in the oil & gas industry
  • Minimum of 6 years experience in similar role in Operating Company
  • PMC experience required
  • Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge, skills and experience
  • Experience with brownfield modification workscopes.
  • Experience with upstream oil processing facilities.
  • Experience with Sour Service Operations would be an advantage.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of process engineering design and analysis.
  • Thorough awareness of relevant international codes and standards.
  • Familiar with the typical software packages that are used for process engineering design and selection.
  • Experience of the application of HAZOP, HAZID and SIL Rating to Process Design.
  • Personal attributes

Core Values and Behaviours
  • Provide strong influence in promoting, demonstrating and being a role model in accordance with company core values, ethics policy and leadership framework.

  • Interact with team members in a positive and professional manner at all times.
  • Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred
  • Professional demeanour and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate a level of team working skills.
  • Enthusiastic, conscientious, and keen to learn.
  • Flexible with a can-do attitude.
  • Process
  • Responsible in the execution of standards, processes and procedures to effect delivery of operations excellence.

General Responsibilities:
  • Communication in written and spoken forms.
  • Knowledge in Engineering excellence.
  • Participate in audit and incident investigations as required.
  • Project management.
  • Commercial awareness.

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.