Company: Wood
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Location: Almaty, Almaty Province, Kazakhstan

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood (trading locally as JSC WOOD KSS) is currently looking for a Principal Instrument & Control Engineer (EOI) to join our team in Almaty (for KZ passport holders only). We are looking for candidates with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference to our performance to ensure that the company continues to differentiate itself from competitors by delivering quality projects to our client's requirements.



  • Able to manage and co-ordinate the instrument discipline team and achieve objectives with resources
  • Evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgment in making minor adaptations to major modifications
  • Manage the design of larger and more complex projects which involve conventional types of plans, investigations and surveys with complex features for which there are not precedents
  • Shall be conversant in preparation of control/ESD/F&G philosophies/specifications, instrument selection and sizing, I/O schedules, load schedules, block diagrams, cause and effects, loop diagrams, instrument data sheets, pneumatic hook-ups
  • Job tasks, correctly performed, impact indirectly on cost containment, efficiency, profitability or operations
  • Participate in safety reviews, HAZOPs and SIL Assessments
  • Ensure Safety in design and HSE requirements
  • Undertake checking and approval activities in accordance with company procedures
  • Undertake internal QA checks on discipline activities and deliverables
  • Ensure adherence to company /client's policies, procedures and core values
  • Assignments usually include the following - either directly or supervising
  • Control theories and application
  • Control, safety system, F&G definition and engineering execution
  • Specification and procurement of field instruments
  • Specification, procurement and detail design of Control and Safety Systems
  • Provide technical direction for Instrument Engineers and Designers
  • Provides training, mentoring and technical guidance to instrument engineers and designers working in the group


Skills / Qualifications

Degree qualification

Certification as a Licensed/Chartered Professional Engineer is preferred

Proficiency in Sizing Software: Flow Elements, Control & Safety Valves

Working knowledge of Smartplant INtools

Working knowledge of Russian GOST and SNiPs

Good communications (oral and written), networking, collaboration and well developed team-working skills

Experience with supervision and developing potential in others

Offshore and onshore oil & gas related design experience

Experience of a leadership role in Instrumentation & Control Design and Engineering with the ability to manage a team

Expert in writing reports

Familiarity with International Design Guidelines and Standards

Commercially and contractually aware and able to manage budgets

Skills typically acquired through 10 years' experience with experience at senior level in instrumentation & control engineering position

Fully conversant with standard offshore international and national industry standards and specifications

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.