• Title
    Senior Security Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Instrumentation
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently looking for a Senior Security Engineer to work on the engineering and project management services for an Unconventional Gas Development Program in Saudi Arabia. We are committed to managing the program from our Al-Khobar office where the project management team will be based for the duration of the contract.


    We have been awarded contracts by our client for the provision of engineering and project management services for their Unconventional Gas Development Program. The program covers current field development in 3 different parts of Saudi Arabia with potential further field developments to be added later as the Program develops and expands. The Unconventional Gas development program is focused on increasing gas production via the development of shale gas and tight gas resources in the Kingdom. The new sources of gas are intended to displace middle and heavy distillate fuels currently used in power generation within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


    • Define the technical requirements and scope for all technical and physical security systems to be delivered within the programme of work to ensure a site wide fully integrated security system is designed, approved and accepted
    • Ensure the EPR security design and specifications are interpreted correctly and new designs are up to date, fit for purpose and meet regulations and requirements
    • Ensure detailed documented records are created and maintained to ensure future clarity of the process and outcomes
    • Support the delivery of the program activities to ensure they are delivered safely, on time, to budget, meeting business & technical requirements
    • Monitor the progress of the program - track progress against milestones, deadlines, and provide key stakeholders with reports on these matters
    • Anticipate, manage and resolve issues within the program. Identify risks and facilitate the resolution of all issues raised, develop, and update the programme and escalate any issues to the Engineering Manager
    • Interface with other programs to ensure a high-level view of how the total project is progressing and to identify and adopt the use of best practice
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all project team members

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Degree qualified or equivalent experience in Electrical or Electronics Engineering
    • Experience in the management of design of Security System in for Oil & Gas Projects
    • Experience in specifying and designing complete technical and physical security solutions
    • Solid experience on large engineering / infrastructure projects
    • Track record of providing innovative security solutions within a technically complex and dynamic environment whilst ensuring high levels of safety, security and environmental responsibility, ideally within the Oil & Gas or Energy sector
    • Experience of successfully engaging senior management and diverse groups of stakeholders
    • Experience of developing technical solutions, with design decisions validated through design interface
    • Excellent presentation, influencing and facilitation skills
    • Knowledge and / or practitioner of Project and Programme Management 
    • Able to demonstrate a technical knowledge of current electronic security management systems and current electronic security systems.
    • Knowledge and / or experience of the Saudi Aramco Projects security equipment approvals process
    • Minimum 10 plus years of experience in similar discipline in Oil & Gas Project especially in Aramco Projects or GCC region Projects

    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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