Returning Candidate?

Senior Construction Engineer - Mechanical

Senior Construction Engineer - Mechanical

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 - Mechanical 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.


  • Understand and responsible for managing the site safety rules for the defined plant area
  • Understand and responsible for 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
  • 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
  • Participate in joint walk downs of systems for handover to commissioning and operations
  • Support to commissioning department for functional commissioning
  • Attend contractor progress meetings, respond to, and evaluate field changes with assessment of any impact on cost and schedule
  • Conduct work site inspections and ensure quality of work meets contract standards 
  • Attend Contractor progress meetings
  • Respond to, and evaluate field changes with assessment of any impact on cost and schedule

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.


Join the Talent Community

Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity?

Join The Talent Community to keep informed about the latest Amec Foster Wheeler career opportunities, tailored to your interests.