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Senior / Lead Construction Engineer - Heavy lift

Senior / Lead Construction Engineer - Heavy lift

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 Sr. / Lead Construction Engineer - Heavy lift to join our Al Zour team in Kuwait to engage in the coordination, monitoring and overseeing the daily execution of Contractor construction activities, in a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural environment.


  • Review, comment and agree EPC Contractor lifting plans, procedures and rigging studies
  • Understand and responsible for managing the site safety rules for the designated plant areas assigned to each EPC Contractor
  • Understand the EPC Contractor scope to be executed including all the interfaces and safety requirements
  • Ensure the Contractor work scope is managed, controlled and risk assessed by the Permit to Work
  • Check competency of crane operatives, riggers and supervisors as part of random on-site inspections/audits
  • Participate in site safety audits regarding work execution, permits, work site standards and workforce knowledge of the work
  • Ensure all lifting and rigging preparatory work is completed prior to commencement of work
  • Carry out random visual inspection, check condition and review certification of cranes and rigging equipment
  • Attend contractor progress meetings and be able to report on any impact to cost and schedule
  • Conduct work site inspections and ensure quality of work meets contract standards 




Skills / Qualifications

  • BSc. University degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 15 years of industrial experience in oil and gas related projects
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar position as Senior Field Engineer / Senior Construction Engineer in a multidiscipline workforce
  • Worked on Multi-million projects
  • Strong supervisory experience
  • Fluency in English

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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