Company: Wood
Skills: Electrical Engineering, Instrument & Controls Engineer
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Reading, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting for Lead Instrumentation & Control Engineers to assist us on some of our exciting projects both in the UK and overseas. This is a full-time - staff position with excellent salary and benefits on offer.

As many of you maybe aware 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. We work on some of the largest projects globally with an outstanding list of energy clients. Our projects span the globe and beyond.

At present we are seeking to assist our teams in Reading with the hiring of these crucial positions.

Here are some of the benefits of working with Wood.

What we can offer *

Meaningful and interesting projects delivered to leaders of industry across the energy transition, emerging and conventional energy sectors

A caring team culture; we support each other professionally and personally, encouraging knowledge sharing across all areas of the business

Energy Transition Academy; join a community of experts sharing your knowledge and gaining more exposure to a variety of existing and emerging energy systems - delivered by experts in their field

Flexible working arrangements that balance client, team and individual needs offering hybrid and remote working where relevant

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion; we are an organisation actively committed to diversity and inclusion across our business

Competitive remuneration package with regular reviews to ensure we are rewarding at the right level in line with the market

Flexible benefits package inclusive of 33 days annual leave (including public holidays),plus the potential for one additional 'flex day' per month. Further benefits include a generous contributory pension scheme, private medical cover, 4x base salary life insurance; all of these and more that can be adapted to suit your own lifestyle

Commitment to continued professional development; development plans that are tailored to your individual needs and interests

Global connections; join experts around the world who are at the leading edge of our industry, shaping the standards of our profession

If all of this sounds good to you then get in touch and start your journey with Wood.

All candidates must have the right to work in the United Kingdom.

Skills / Qualifications

  • BSc Electrical / Process / Process Control Engineering
  • Extensive experience in instrument and control engineering in the oil, gas or petrochemical industry
  • Middle East project experience is preferable (Gas Plants, Refineries etc)
  • Must have in - depth knowledge of basic instrumentation and control including flow, level, pressure, temperature, and process analysis
  • Must have traceable experience in the field of instrument selection in relation to process applications
  • Good knowledge of boiler control, process heater control and process furnace control in accordance with Project Process requirement
  • Good knowledge on materials and material selection for in - line instrumentation
  • Knowledgeable of electrical systems for instrumentation, including cabling, wiring methods, grounding, materials, control circuits. In addition, hazardous area design implementation shall be part of candidate's experience
  • Very knowledgeable with a wide variety of national and international standards, especially related to ISA, ANSI, ASME, API, NFPA and IEC
  • Field experience is required in oil, gas, or petrochemical industries with a wide variety of instrument and control installations. Candidate should have experience during plant construction, commissioning, start - up or operations and including selection and installation of field instruments, cables, enclosures, trays, hazardous area installations and grounding
  • Candidate should have knowledge of and experience with Distributed Control System (DCS) and Emergency Shutdown System (ESD) and their implementation. Experience with Foundation Fieldbus is a must
  • Experience on selected project vendor's PCS (project control system) and FAT (final acceptance test)
  • Must be computer literate with advanced level of experience in use of office and technical software
  • Good knowledge of English, both written and verbal

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.