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

    Wood is recruiting for an Instrumentation Engineer to join our Sadara Enterprise project in Saudi Arabia. The position will be based in our office in Al-Khobar and has an expected duration of six months, although there is the possibility of follow-on work in the future.


    This role will work in a multidiscipline team environment where the overall success of the project is paramount. Being a team player and having the interpersonal skills to interact effectively with other team members and other disciplines is essential.


    • Perform all assigned work to agreed Safety, Health & Environmental standards and demonstrate a commitment to attaining high levels of HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) performance
    • Participate in and advise on all design activities and initiatives, including provision of training, inductions and documentation review
    • Ensure that all designs are up to required standards and that the project objectives are met. Ensure that the work is completed to the agreed schedule and budget
    • Prepare project-related standards, specifications and job notes. Review flowsheets for correctness with respect to instrumentation
    • Prepare project instrument index in accordance with the flowsheets. Responsible for design and requisitioning of instrumentation, including instrument sizing and selection, calculations and verification checks
    • Assist Instrument Designers with the preparation of instrumentation drawings. Prepare technical bid analysis for instrumentation
    • Provide guidance to project engineers and other discipline engineers on Instrumentation engineering matters. Review instrumentation aspects of package unit supplier’s drawings
    • Interact proactively with other disciplines to ensure overall project goals are met. Drive innovative solutions to reduce cost and schedule
    • Participate in relevant meetings, such as Model Reviews, HAZOP, Design reviews. Use suitable technology to increase efficiency
    • Report on progress of assigned work tasks; identify and highlight potential issues. Advise management of variations in a timely manner
    • Support the Lead Control and Instrumentation Engineer and Management where required. Supervise junior Engineers
    • Keep up to date with latest company procedures, client requirements and international standards. Keep abreast of new developments in the instrumentation engineering field

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Relevant degree level qualification in Engineering
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the oil and gas industry
    • Minimum of 2 years working in a similar multidiscipline team environment
    • Conversant with relevant international standards and Codes of Practice
    • Working knowledge of Saudi Aramco Standards (preferred) and Wood Procedures (preferred)
    • MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint & Outlook)
    • Knowledge and experience of a wide range of C&I equipment and its application in both conventional and safety-related applications
    • Working knowledge of Safety Instrumented System design requirements. Keen safety awareness
    • Working knowledge of SPI / Intools, Foundation Fieldbus design methods and IEC hazardous area requirements
    • Understanding of FEED and Detailed design engineering work processes, cost control & scheduling
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language

    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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