Company: Wood
Skills: Design Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a ED V / Instrumentation Designer to work in our Al-Khobar office in Saudi Arabia.

  • Perform all assigned work to agreed Safety, Health & Environmental standards and demonstrate a commitment to attaining high levels of HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) performance
  • Prepare project specific standards and job notes
  • Prepare and maintain a Drawing Index for all Instrumentation Design Drawings, indicating planned and actual issue dates inclusive of the various revisions
  • Design preparation, produce and review , instrument cable block diagrams, cable schedules, cable racking / routing drawings, instrument representation on the model, loop drawings, termination detail drawings and other design documents as required
  • Produce or review and comment on drawings and ensure that the quality of design drawings produced for enquiry and fabrication purposes is of satisfactory standard and in accordance with the relevant Client and Wood specifications
  • Comment on other discipline drawings and specifications where relevant. Review and comment on the instrument interface drawings applicable to mechanical and electrical interface
  • Review package supplier drawings as requested by the Instrument Engineer responsible for the equipment
  • Using the instrument database and project specifications / standards, produce instrument hook-up drawings and instrument installation detail drawings
  • Produce or review instrument location drawings based on the instrument database, EFDs and plant layout drawings
  • Develop and provide input on the 3D Model to clarify instrument requirements on the model inclusive of cable racking, junction boxes, air headers and field instrument placements
  • Produce or review instrument loop diagrams and termination schedules utilizing the SPI database and / or native file formats
  • Maintain the instrument design database and drawing register in a current project state
  • Produce or review instrument requisitions for instrument cable and junction boxes
  • Produce or review Instrument contract indirect BOM
  • Liaise with engineers to ensure design intent on various projects is implemented
  • Liaise closely with CAD Operators and instrument designers for the creation and validation of instrument design drawings and deliverables
  • Notify the Lead Engineer of all deficiencies in the flow of data or other basic information required for execution of work
  • Assist the Lead Engineer with estimates, progress assessment and control of manpower on assigned projects
  • Suggest ways to improve efficiency, costs and service in the execution of projects
  • Keep abreast of developments in the Instrument Engineering field

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience as an Instrument Designer in Petrochemical / Chemical Plant
  • A good understanding of FEED and Detailed design deliverables, the associated work processes, work share and cost control & scheduling
  • Conversant with relevant international standards and Codes of Practice
  • Working knowledge of Saudi Aramco and Sadara Standards (preferred)
  • Adept at:
    • 2D CAD (Autocad & Microstation) and 3D modelling design
    • SPI / Intools
    • IEC hazardous area requirements
    • MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access & Outlook)
  • Experience in Petrochemical plant design and Pipelines
  • Excellent oral and written English language communication skills
  • Highly motivated, well organized, resourceful and proactive
  • Previous Aramco / GCC Project experience with major Engineering Contractor preferred

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.