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Project Engineer

Project Engineer

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Project Management
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Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking to recruit a Project Engineer to be a member of its Project Management Consultancy (PMC) team responsible for the delivery of KNPC’s Fifth Gas Train Project.


  • Ensure that key KNPC relationships are maintained at all levels within the project
  • Create and sustain a good team spirit within the project team and KNPC
  • Interface with KNPC and the Contractor for formal and informal reviews on technical matters with respect to engineering work
  • Provide technical guidance and direction as may be requested from time to time
  • Monitor and review design documentation originated by the EPC Contractor
  • Liaise directly with KNPC and the EPC Contractor for review / approval of critical drawings and documents
  • Review and monitor the EPC Contractor’s and / or their Subcontractor’s engineering / design activities
  • Participate in key KNPC reviews and meetings as required
  • Participate in Monthly Progress reviews with the EPC Contractor
  • Review and monitor the critical engineering and design activities performed by the EPC Contractor
  • Coordinate and resolve filed engineering queries interfacing with construction and completions
  • Monitor, appraise and report to KNPC on quality and safety aspects of engineering, design and construction performed by the EPC Contractor and their Subcontractors / Vendors

Skills / Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Engineering
  • Minimum 12 years post graduate experience
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in the oil & gas, refining, and petrochemical industries
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with reputed Consultants in the same / similar position is desirable
  • Willingness to be assigned to the EPC Contractor’s home office for 8 months (extended up to one year) and then to Kuwait for the balance of the 45 month project
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Functional management, leadership, and teambuilding skills
  • Good HSE awareness and commitment
  • Prior PMC experience an asset
  • Prior Middle East experience an asset

Company Overview

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.


Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.


Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.


Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

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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