• Title
    Principal Process Consultant - Downstream Process Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Business Solutions
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is looking recruiting for a a Principal Process Consultant to join our  specialist in-house consultancy that focuses on advising clients, investors and asset owners on making the right investment decisions for their projects.


    This team has the skills, experience, and creativity to add value from the earliest screening or conceptual phases through to the establishment of a robust basis of design in the pre-FEED stage, ready for FEED. The remit of PTAC is to win and execute studies in the areas of Refining, Petrochemicals, LNG, XTL (GTL / CTL / BTL), carbon capture and emerging technologies.



    • Execute and provide technical and supervisory support to projects within Wood's PTAC group
    • Involved in conceptual and feasibility studies, optimisation work, and pre-FEED stages
    • Work closely with customers to understand their needs and produce designs and services to meet these needs
    • Be flexible, supporting several studies at the same time without missing milestones
    • Provide technical support to business winning activities as required (e.g.: generate and present technical papers, attend conferences, support proposal activities)
    • Able and willing to manage small technical teams including setting clear technical direction
    • Coach and mentor less experienced staff
    • Support recruitment activities and hold technical interviews
    • Identify issues and propose solutions using innovative and novel solutions, plus ability to grasp unfamiliar concepts
    • Complete technical design work to a high standard without supervision using Wood and Client design methods, standards and data
    • Understand and propose wider business goals and guide the input and decision making for the department
    • Create a solid professional network within their immediate discipline and actively develops connections in the wider business community
    • Identifies deficiencies and improvement changes to established Wood design methods, standards and data

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Chemical Engineering Degree and Chartered Engineer
    • Up-to-date technical expertise and an extensive record of project execution in the field
    • Previous experience with a range of different Refining and / or Petrochemical technologies is required for Principal Consultants and Principal Process Engineers
    • Experienced in the execution of conceptual studies, optimisation work and front end engineering design stage of projects
    • Familiarity with industry-wide process simulation or Linear programming (LP) modelling software
    • Excellent analytical and conceptual thinking skills, ability to manage own work and the work of others, plus a strong customer focus and team-working skills
    • Readily adaptable with excellent communication skills
    • Ability to analyse logical problems or problems with several obvious relationships, systematically break a complex task into more manageable parts and identify the critical components of a problem

    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  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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