Company: Wood
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is hiring for an Instrument Engineer with willingness to lead projects for the discipline for the Houston, TX Office (this is a mid to senior level position). This individual will support various projects at the Park Ten Campus.

Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required

Responsibilities entail:
  • Executing the work plan for the on-time and on-budget delivery of all Instrument and Control deliverables
  • Good understanding of the design of facility Instrument and Controls:
    • Process Control and Safety System functional requirements
    • Process Instrumentation application, installation and hook up.
    • Control and Safety System installation and hook up, including field wiring, power requirements and circuit design
  • Participate in the production of:
    • Process Control and Safety system input to P&IDs
    • Instrument Index, I/O List
    • Instrument Selection and Sizing Calculations
    • Instrument Specifications, Datasheets, Requisitions, Bid Tabulations
    • Control System & Safety System Specifications
    • Control and Safety Logic definition including Cause & Effect, and SAFE Charts
    • Control system Wiring Diagrams and Loop Diagrams
    • Instrument location plans, Installation details (Hook Ups) and Bill of Materials (MTO)
    • Control Panel Fabrication drawings
    • Equipment layout drawings
  • Broad knowledge of applicable codes and regulatory requirements
  • Coordination with all other project disciplines for maximum integration of design
  • Provide field construction support as required by the project

Lead responsibilites entail:
  • Understand and execute the scope defined for the Instrument discipline
  • Develop staffing plans
  • Support estimates
  • Develop schedule of activities in coordination with other discipline leads
  • Manage material requisitions and planning
  • Identify changes in scope and coordinate at a project level for change management
  • Quality management of deliverables
  • Effective and timely communication with all team members including issuance of reports.

Skills / Qualifications

Successful candidate will possess:
  • 5+ years' experience in Instrument Design Engineering related to the oil and gas industry
  • Bachelor of Engineering from an Accredited College or University (Chemical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering Degree preferred)


NCEES Professional Engineer License (preferred)

NCEES Engineer-In-Training (preferred)

Physical requirements:

Occasional field visits, climbing stairs, ladders and lifting up to 25 lbs

Potential visits to offshore sites (helicopter, boat)

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 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.