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

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood requires a Senior Instrument Engineer to join an established engineering and design team to support CSL in their onshore and offshore gas storage operations on an initial 6 month contract.

Last year, Wood further strengthened its position as the leading partner for operations solutions in the UK North Sea following a series of contract awards with blue chip oil and gas operating companies. Wood is now seeking to leverage its rich heritage and expertise in North Sea energy infrastructure by partnering with clients to:
  • Build long-standing relationships
  • To optimise operations
  • To increase production efficiency
  • To drive decarbonisation ensuring reliable, safe, and sustainable energy supply across a suite of onshore and offshore assets

Join a culture of innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.

What we can offer
  • Meaningful and interesting projects delivered to leaders of industry across renewables and emerging energy sectors
  • Flexible working arrangements that balance client, team and individual needs offering hybrid and remote working
  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion ; we are an organisation actively committed to diversity and inclusion across our business
  • 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

Responsibilities will include:
  • Assisting customer personnel to ensure that their plant and assets are operated, maintained and modified in such a manner that integrity is not compromised, this may include development / revision of documented interlock test procedures, verification / MoC as necessary to ensure that assets comply with legal statute and customer policy
  • Sharing of extensive knowledge of asset integrity practices and legislation. provide functional leadership across departmental boundaries
  • Interfacing and managing any associated vendor organisations and / or personnel, supporting other customer Engineers and Maintenance Teams working within the same project group
  • Offering expert advice of Control and Instrumentation across a diverse range of industries with expertise in asset integrity practices, ATEX and engineering modification / control

On occasion, the individual may:
  • Be instructed to deliver technical support to departments / disciplines as required within other areas of the customer organisation, take the technical lead on a specific project or projects as identified by the customer Engineering Manager
  • Instructed to aid the customer Engineering Manager in coaching other individuals as may be required, etc. to enhance the engineering maintenance / compliance process

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Instrument and Control Engineering or HNC / HND with suitable experience
  • Experience of equipment specification and calculations, such as, Intrinsically Safe calculations, thermowell sizing, etc
  • Membership of an appropriate professional Body / Institute
  • Demonstrate an in-depth working knowledge of Instrumentation and Control engineering
  • Experience of relevant codes and standards including BS 7671, IEC 61511, ATEX, DSEAR, CDM 2015, etc
  • Experience within the oil and gas, petrochemical or power generation sectors
  • Have experience of working with Electronic Document Management Systems (EDMS)
  • Knowledge and understanding of control systems design and functionality, such as DCS, PLC's, SCADA, etc
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of industry best practices and work to established standards and current legislation

  • Chartered Engineer and member of appropriate engineering institution
  • Offshore certified and previous experience in site surveys
  • TUV functional safety certification
  • CompEx 12 training

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.