Company: Wood
Skills: Process Engineer
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting for a Lead Process Engineer to join our team in Perth, Western Australia as part of its Asset Support Business. This is a long term opportunity and anticipated to be an ongoing requirement.

Wood delivers brownfields engineering, procurement, construction, optimisation and technical services to the mining and chemicals sector and enjoys long-term partnerships with some of the region's most prominent producers, actively supporting operations in Western Australia and across the world.

You will be reporting directly to the Project Engineering Manager, as part of an EPCM team delivering a technically challenging brownfields Chemicals project for Wood's Asset Support Engineering group.

Your scope and responsibilities will be:

  • Process engineering services for studies, detailed design, as built and close-out activities for timely delivery of project deliverables according to approved schedules
  • Completing a variety of complex process engineering computations, HYSYS simulation (steady & dynamic) modelling
  • Preparing P&ID's, PFD's, heat and material balances, instruments and equipment data sheets, utilities and chemical summaries
  • Hands-on approach to engineering problem solving and commissioning experience will be an advantage
  • Lead a small team of process engineers

Join us in the heart of Perth's CBD at Dexus Place - 240 St Georges Terrace, free 24/7 access to an exclusive onsite gym, superb end of trip facilities, coffee machines serving on demand and plenty of spaces to get creative. In addition, you will have access to remote and flexible working options, purchased annual leave and employee discount programs.

At Wood you will join an inclusive and diverse global community of inquisitive minds and recognised industry innovators, partnering to create new possibilities.

Skills / Qualifications

Ideally, you will hold full working rights in Australia to be able to work lawfully in an Australian location. However, this opportunity is also a visa sponsorship opportunity, for the right candidate.

Suitably qualified in Chemical Engineering from a recognised institution, ideally you will have a minimum of 15+ years of proven design engineering experience in the Chemicals sector in Australia including in brownfield contexts. Similar experience in brownfields oil & gas engineering would also be considered. Knowledge of the NaCN production is highly desirable.

In addition, you will have:
  • An ability to apply the relevant theories, codes and standards appropriate to process discipline
  • Ability to manage risk during the design process consistent with technical and commercial requirements
  • Excellent analytical, numerical and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Be prepared to undertake site visits (site location is approximately 50 km of Perth CBD)
  • Well-developed computer skills and knowledge of databases, spreadsheets and engineering programs
  • A "solutions mindset" and able to manage varying tasks with often changing and competing priorities
  • Willingness to engage with the client in productive technical discussions

What will set you apart will be your proven experience of:
  • Hazardous chemicals production processes and facilities
  • HAZOP, HAZID and SIL rating studies
  • Familiarity with HYSYS, Dynamic HYSYS

It takes a diverse and inclusive community of inquisitive minds to unlock tomorrow's solutions to the world's most critical challenges. Wood encourages Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply.

If you are a Lead Process Engineer and ready to join an established team working within a global engineering organisation - apply today!

Shortlisting will commence immediately.

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.