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

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting for a Senior Instrument Engineer to work on the engineering and project management services in Al - Khobar office
  • Develop specification and prepare material requisitions for control and safety systems, instruments, valves and all other instruments on assigned front end and detailed engineering projects
  • Carry out instrument sizing calculations and verification checks
  • Review and develop P&IDs for correctness in respect of control & safety requirements and instrumentation
  • Prepare a project instrument index in accordance with the P&IDs
  • Assist the designers with the preparation of cable block diagrams, cable routing, equipment layouts, termination drawings and schedules
  • Review all C&I drawings and ensure that the quality of design and drawings produced for enquiry and fabrication purposes is of satisfactory standard
  • Prepare technical bid analysis for C&I equipment
  • Attend coordination meetings and engineering review meetings with supplier as required
  • Review document requirements and issue dates for major equipment with suppliers and assist Procurement Department in compiling a Supplier's Document Index
  • Assist Procurement Department with the expediting of supplier documents
  • Review and approve supplier documents for instrumentation and distribute
  • Attend site surveys and contribute to site survey reports
  • Give support to client, project engineers, other specialist engineers and inspectors on C&I engineering matters. Review C&I aspects of package unit supplier's drawings as requested by the engineer responsible for the equipment
  • Advise the Lead C&I Engineer of any slippages and their causes and proposed corrective action
  • Advise the Lead C&I Engineer of any technical problems and unresolved differences with other groups
  • Co-ordinate with Procurement Department and ensure certified drawings are available in time to meet the engineering schedules
  • Notify the Project Engineer of all deficiencies in the flow of data or other basic information required for execution of work.
  • Assist the Lead C&I Engineer with the progress reports
  • Follow up C&I construction work on project sites to ensure correct interpretation of designs regarding installation. Resolve any C&I problems arising during commissioning
  • Keep abreast of development in the C&I engineering field
  • Suggest ways to improve efficiency, costs and service in the execution of projects
  • Assist where necessary in the compilation of operating manuals and mechanical catalogues
  • Perform such duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Lead C&I Engineer

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in instrumentation and control engineering or similar
  • 10 years of experience
  • Technically astute and conversant with the lasted advances in technology
  • Ability to deliver documentation that is technically correct to the required standard and schedule
  • Ability to identify problems, determines possible solution, and actively works to resolve issues
  • Experience with Smart plant Instrumentation software tools
  • Possess good interpersonal skills with sound English written and oral communication skills
  • Previous Aramco / GCC Project experience with major Engineering Contractor is preferred

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.