Company: Wood
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a TPE IV / Senior Instrument Engineer to work in our Al Khobar office, Saudi Arabia.
  • Performs complex assignments often requiring development of new or improved products, processes or techniques
  • Assesses feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering designs, products, and equipment
  • Uses advanced technical knowledge to perform engineering assignments and produce engineering deliverables including complex problems and to complete any project tasks with minimal guidance and direction
  • May serve as the Lead Engineer or the project Technical Authority on projects and hold advanced level specialization in one or more areas of expertise
  • Functions as a technical specialist who develops applications, hypothesis, approaches and applies advanced engineering concepts to unique engineering problems
  • In addition to specialization, generally directs highly qualified professionals engaged in complex engineering projects
  • Provides technical reviews for complex project within the area of expertise
  • In consulting business areas, may have authority for a portfolio of consulting projects, managing and providing technical direction and guidance, managing client relationship and project team engagement, with responsibility for cost, schedule, resource allocation and risk
  • Assists in establishing project aims and outcomes to contribute to the development of a comprehensive project design
  • Evaluates current procedures and recommends changes to improve the efficiency of planning and scheduling projects
  • Makes recommendations on project organization requirements, work methods and procedures and technical innovations by devising practical and economical solutions to problems in own or various engineering disciplines
  • Supervises and participates in delivery of complex engineering tasks
  • Formulates and directs investigations or prototype, model and system studies, evaluating and interpreting the data obtained and recommending practical application of results
  • Contributes to successful project completion by participating in the resolution of issues such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of standard materials, and complex coordination requirements
  • Coordinates implementation of design engineering solutions
  • Reviews project-related documentation to ensure accuracy
  • Supervises complex engineering tasks related to a portion of a major project
  • Work consists of complex procedures and tasks where diagnostic ability is required to assess the situation and identify appropriate actions to follow
  • Assignments cover broad and complex subject matter where issues and factors may be characterized by unusual demands and require additional evaluation to establish the nature and scope of the problem
  • Exercises mature business judgement in devising practical, economical solutions
  • Participate in incident investigations as required
  • Assesses work against standards, aims and specifications
  • Adhere to and comply with relevant discipline specific procedures and provide feedback for continuous improvement
  • Management of key stakeholders in the execution and delivery of contracted activities
  • Organising, active participation and occasional leading of design reviews

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bs in Instrument Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experiance
  • Previous experience on Saudi Aramco or SABIC projects is preferred
  • Technically competent in own discipline, pursues continuous professional development of skills and knowledge according to standards
  • Professional level of knowledge of relevant regulatory framework and legislation
  • Ability to supervise, manage, motivate and mentor technical professionals
  • Multi-discipline knowledge, knowledge of advanced principles and techniques of engineering as well as quality management standards and practices required
  • Recognized as a technical expert with ability to develop and mentor more junior staff
  • Ability to execute and oversee project scope, budget and schedule
  • Consistently demonstrates creativity and innovation in finding solutions and alternatives to address complex client requirements
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills for inter-departamental and external company
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve significant and unusual problems and generate substantial improvements to practices and procedures
  • Agile, with ability to adapt and troublesheet solutions
  • Ability to broadly interpret principles, theories, and concepts of an engineering specialty

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.