Company: Wood
Skills: Operations Management
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Ingleside, Texas, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting a Simultaneous Operations Coordinator (SIMOPS) with upstream O&G offshore commissioning experience. The location for this position will be Ingleside, TX.

"Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required"

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: The SIMOPS Coordinator operates under the direction and authority of the Commissioning Manager and Commissioning HSE Manager to communicate all potential work tasks, to prevent conflicts in the form of unsafe conditions between all groups working in the facility.

KEY OBJECTIVES OF THE JOB: Coordinate, facilitate and ensure that all Permit Work Tasks and JSEA's are properly documented and communicated between responsible parties and posted when necessary. Maintain adequate reports of Permits and work tasks for area specific work tasks. Approve work activities and tasks depending on contractors work scope, risk, conditions, and priority in the project.

CRITICAL SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES: Be responsible for understanding and executing Woods's Safety Policies and Procedures throughout all phases of the project. Personal safety awareness and team safety awareness are necessary.



  • Oversee and support JSEA and PTW requests in the form of reviews / walk downs and work scope verification.
  • Ensure that the appropriate supervisors are involved in the safe work process and approvals are secured.
  • Oversee permits are posted in designated areas and maintain status board updates.
  • Ensure All PTW work packs are completed properly before being presented to the PTW Coordinator 24 - 48 hours prior to the daily SIMOPS/PTW coordination meeting.
  • Ensure that all completed permits are properly closed and communicated to affected parties.
  • Notify the HSE Advisor, OIM, Project Manager and Emergency Response Team for the facility of all High Risk Activities before performed.
  • Verify, review and audit JSEA's and Work Permits on a daily basis.
  • Facilitate Task Risk Analysis as requested.
  • Notify the Commissioning Manager, OIM and Project Management of any potential SIMOP's issues.
  • Monitor the SPOC(s) (Single Point of Contact) or isolators to ensure verification of work place controls are in place and being utilized correctly.
  • Once per week, audit permits documentation in the office and in the field. This includes all pertinent permit to Work documentation (Signed JSEA, Current PTW forms, and all other applicable documentation with regards to that permitted activity). Identify and document findings on the Audit Sheet and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Perform a pre task review for proposed work in the form of site verification to ensure correct application of safe work practices and communication in regards to potential conflicts.
  • Assist or Facilitate any and all incident/accident investigations under the direction of the HSE Manager. The Site
  • Superintendent shall give support to the site HSE Representative as requested by company HSE Manager.
  • Train all Wood Commissioning personnel as directed by the HSE Manager utilizing the Approved training content.
  • Review One Line Diagrams / P & ID's for correct implementation of Isolations of Hazardous Energy.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.
  • Other duties may be assigned or requested.


Skills / Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate should be a motivated self-starter with complex problem-solving ability. Excellent communication skills and team-oriented personality required to interface with Construction and Operations Teams including but not limited to Senior Managers, Directors and Leaders, Operations, Engineering/Technology Teams, Third party providers, External auditors, Regulatory authorities, and the Client. Working knowledge of offshore oil and gas process, drilling, and topsides facilities including but not limited to:



  • Electrical-High Voltage, extensive knowledge and experience
  • LOTO (Lock out Tag out)
  • PTW (Permit to Work)
  • SIMOPS (Simultaneous Operations)
  • OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry (29 CFR 1926)
  • OSHA Standards for General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
  • Construction / Commissioning Projects
  • Microsoft Office Programs
  • Clerical Skills

Education and Experience:



  • A combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
  • Eight (8) years minimum of responsible experience in the in the offshore oil and gas industry or upstream with a strong HSE background. Some college preferred, though not required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Certified Trainer Certification or other Safety Certification is a plus.

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.