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Project Engineer

Project Engineer

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
KW-Al Zour
Department / Discipline 
Project Management
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking to recruit a competent Project Engineer to join the Al Zour refinery project team. The Project Engineer is responsible for assisting the Package Project Managers in the management and execution of the EPC and Close-out phases in Kuwait.


  • Assist to plan, execute, monitor, report and coordinate the design, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and close-out phases of the Project
  • Assist to develop, maintain and implement the Project Management and Execution Plans, including the HSSE and QA / QC Plans, in accordance with Wood systems and procedures
  • Assist to control, monitor, report and coordinate communications with PMC, Company and EPC Contractors to ensure the Project is executed in accordance with overall objectives and commitments
  • Assist with the effective management, control, monitoring and reporting of suppliers and subcontractors, including the coordination between suppliers / contractors and the technical, document control, cost, schedule, expediting, inspection / QC, project services and commercial interfaces
  • Assist with the development and review of Project documentation, including Project specifications; drawings; scopes of work; vendor documentation; supplier / contract tender, award and administration packages; estimates; schedules; reports; studies; plans; procedures and the like
  • Provide leadership and direction to the specific Work Package in order to fulfill contractual commitments, and satisfy Company and Wood requirements, in accordance with the Project Management and Execution plans
  • Assist in identifying and managing change throughout all Project elements
  • Identify and manage Project risks (opportunities and threats)
  • Assist in coordinating cross-disciplinary input to engineering deliverables, including P&IDs, location plans, construction work packages, requisitions and electrical single line diagrams
  • Assist in monitoring discipline progress and performance with the Discipline Leads and assist in developing action plans, when required
  • Inform the Package Project Manager of difficulties encountered and issues that arise
  • Assist in interfacing and coordinating with Company
  • Comply with all Wood policies and procedures

Skills / Qualifications

  • BSc Engineering
  • Minimum industrial experience: 15 years
  • Experience in similar position: 5 years
  • Track record (past 10 years): Experience in PMC organizations in project management in refinery / petrochemical industries in handling project work of major projects of value not less than US$500 million each


Desirable skills:

  • Personality and drive to support the Package Project Manager to manage the PMC Package team to achieve the overall Project objectives, with high professional competence and management skills
  • Exposure to wide variety of project environments
  • Exposure to wide variety of design, engineering, project services, procurement and construction elements

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 around $10 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, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear 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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