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Construction Engineer - Instruments

Construction Engineer - Instruments

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
KW-Al Zour
Department / Discipline 
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking to recruit a competent Construction Engineer - Instruments to join our Al Zour team in Kuwait. The Construction Engineer is required to engage in the coordination, monitoring and overseeing the daily execution of Contractor construction activities, in a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural environment.


  • Understand application of the current project methodologies and EPC Contractor execution strategies
  • Communicate the Project safety standards, site rules and regulations as captured in the PMC and EPC Contractor’s HSSE plans to all personnel
  • Monitor and enforce the adherence to the site standards, rules and regulations
  • Ensure overall construction is executed in accordance within applicable specifications, drawings, codes and standards and to the requirements of the Contract
  • Participate in regular on-site EPC Contractor progress meetings, at interface coordination meetings and attend other project meetings as required
  • Ensure work and quality related inspections are carried out in accordance with approved Inspection and Test Plans
  • Understand and be responsible for managing the site safety rules for the defined plant area and responsibilities for the EPC Contractor scope to be executed including all the interfaces and safety requirements
  • Technically review construction documentation issued by EPC Contractor
  • Ensure the Contractor work scope is managed, controlled and risk assessed by the Permit to work
  • Participate in site safety audits regarding work execution, permits, work site standards and workforce knowledge of the work
  • Ensure all preparatory work is completed prior to commencement of work
  • Ensure accurate progress reporting of physical scope completion and endorse as necessary daily progress report and time sheets
  • Detail the work progress, number of contractor personnel and equipment available on site and other related items identified in the scope of work of the EPC Contractor
  • Carry out inspection, surveillance witnessing of contractor activities, ensuring records are maintained, including as-built data
  • Report any EPC Contractor / sub-contractor non-conforming or non-compliant activities to the PMC Construction Manager

Skills / Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of BSc in Engineering
  • Minimum Industrial experience: 12 years
  • Experience in similar position: 5 years
  • Experience in PMC / EPC organizations in the field of Refinery / Petrochemicals industries in handling construction work of major projects of value not less than US $500 million each
  • Strong supervisory skills
  • Fluent English skills



Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

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.


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