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Lead Fire Protection Engineer

Lead Fire Protection Engineer

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Building Services / Architecture
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood seeks a Lead Fire Protection Engineer for the Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia Office. The candidate should be self-motivated, with excellent leadership skills, and possess a balanced skill set of Fire Protection design, construction management, business development, and project management experience. The ideal candidate will have a background in industrial fire protection and loss prevention.


  • Provide leadership in technical and task / project management aspects of the Fire Protection consulting business
  • Help expand service line to current and new industrial clients
  • Communicate effectively with staff, Fire Protection / Amec Foster Wheeler leadership, and clients
  • Provide senior review and direction on technical projects
  • Serve as senior Fire Protection Engineer and / or project expert on specific tasks or projects

Skills / Qualifications

  • BS / MS in Fire Protection Engineering or related field
  • Registered Professional Engineer 
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Strong planning, organization and execution skills
  • Minimum 12 years of professional experience
  • Experience in business development
  • Aramco experience preferred

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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