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

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting for an Instrument Engineer for a client site in Geismar, LA (this is ideally a junior to mid level position). Local candidates only, as no relocation assistance or per diem are offered.

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

Client site responsibilities entail:

  • Develops funding requests, budget estimates, spending forecast, project schedule, project justifications and communicates with project owner (Unit Operations) to ensure alignment on scope of work.
  • Develops project bid package, leads job walks with third party construction teams, and make recommendation for award of execution.
  • I&E lead on assigned projects and work with assigned designer to complete IFA/IFC drawings.
  • Daily job walk for projects in execution phase.
  • Review IFA and IFC drawings and red line as required to support detailed engineering activities.
  • Update instrument and electrical drawings to reflect the "As Found" condition.
  • Define quality control required for projects and develop construction execution plan.
  • Works with client construction coordinators to perform constructability reviews to ensure IFC package is ready for construction phase.
  • Participate in weekly safety job walk around the facilities to promote safety awareness.
  • Participate in weekly Capital Project Department meetings.
  • Participate in monthly budget forecast.

  • 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:

    Climbing stairs, ladders, and lifting up to 25 lbs

    Ability to report to client site in Geismar, LA

    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.