Company: Wood
Skills: IT - Networking & Telecom
Experience: 20 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Instrumentation Controls and Telecom (ICT) Engineer with experience in the oil and gas sector to join our Downstream & Chemicals office in Fort McMurray, AB. We are looking to grow our engineering team in Fort McMurray. As a part of the Instrumentation Controls and Telecom discipline, your responsibilities within the discipline will be as follows:
  • Provide high-level strategic direction, leadership and support to corporate/project/site staff and management
  • Interviews, evaluates and assigns qualified staff to projects, and recommends salary levels
  • Supports business development, and development of major proposals to Clients
  • Assures compliance with Engineering Procedures and quality control standards
  • Assists ICT leads with establishment of project plans, schedules and budgets
  • Provides guidance and direction to project ICT Engineering staff
  • Monitors the performance of the I&C Engineering function on each project
  • Delegates tasks and authority to Project Discipline Leads as required and supervises resulting actions
  • Approves staff performance appraisals and recommendations to senior management for promotion, salary levels, work assignment and external training programs
  • Promotes, supervises and monitors inter-department relations between Business Units, projects and other departments with respect to performance of I&C Engineering
  • Promotes, supervises and monitors compliance with company HSSEA, Risk Management and QM procedures for project work
  • Participates in project audits
  • Project Execution which may include:
  • Providing input to process P&ID's
  • Provide input into DBM
  • Design, development and technical content of the ICT portion of project work which may include:
  • Responsible for specifying and selecting field instrumentation and control devices
  • Prepare and review control deliverables such as Control Philosophy, Control Narrative, Cause and Effect diagram, and Control system architecture
  • Participate in HazOp, LOPA, and SIL review
  • Preparing and reviewing IO lists and assignments
  • Equipment communications and network systems
  • Selection and procurement of controls hardware
  • Plan, coordinate and prepare equipment or work specifications, bid evaluations and award recommendations for various equipment
  • Responsible for performing squad check of vendor data and drawings from other disciplines
  • Have frequent contact with vendors, and internal staff
  • Providing technical support in SAT/FAT

Skills / Qualifications

  • Instrumentation Technologist / Bachelors in Science, Engineering
  • Professional designation, IE: P.Eng. licensed for Alberta
  • Minimum of 20 + yrs. Industry experience
  • Experience in the oil and gas sector. Midstream and downstream experience is preferred
  • Ability to problem-solve effectively
  • Has the ability to manage multiple ongoing projects
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer skills and database knowledge
  • Application of Smart Plant Instrumentation

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 (EEO)

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.