Company: Wood
Skills: Manufacturing Engineering, Marine Engineering
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Static Equipment Engineer to join our team in Abu Dhabi, to work on FEED and EPC Projects.



  • Prepare designs for pressure vessels, heat exchangers and storage tanks in accordance with code and project specifications
  • Preparation of data sheets for vessels, heat exchangers and storage tanks
  • Preparation of project specifications
  • Preparation of material requisitions
  • Evaluation of vendor offerings
  • Review of vendor drawings, calculations and procedures to ensure compliance with specifications
  • Liaising with other engineering disciplines regarding the integration of equipment into overall plant design
  • Liaising with other Company Departments (including Project Management, Procurement, Cost and Planning, Inspection and Construction)
  • Support and contribution to Project Reviews (including HAZOP, Plot Plan, P&ID, ,Value Engineering and Constructability)
  • Provision of support and advice on static equipment matters


Skills / Qualifications




  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Extensive experience, primarily in a contracting environment, working with pressure vessels, storage tanks and heat exchangers on FEED and EPC projects for the oil and gas, refinery and petrochemical industries
  • Mechanical design of pressure vessels using PV Elite (or other commercially available software package)
  • Experience of thermal design using HTRI would be an advantage
  • Familiarity with welding, heat treatment, non-destructive examination, coatings and linings
  • Flexible attitude, with good written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with the following codes : ASME VIII Division 1 and 2, API 620, 650, 660, 661, 662, TEMA
  • Computer literate within Microsoft Office


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.