• Project Engineer

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Project Engineering
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently looking for a Project Engineer to work out of our office in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. This position will be part of the COTC Client's Support team and is expected to last for approximately twelve months.


    Our clients are setting up a new Joint Venture business which will take crude oil and produce a wide range of bulk chemical products. The project will be a first of a kind investment with a fully integrated 600,000 bpd refinery and chemicals complex including two parallel ethylene crackers, and with limited co-production of fuels. All the individual parts of the project will be world scale, and the integration will deliver world beating production efficiency. The TIC is likely to be of the order of $20-$25 Billion making it one of the largest ever single-phase investments in the petrochemicals industry.


    • Have a strong and developed sense of health and safety within the working environment and in the design process, and contribute to maintaining the highest of standards
    • Be familiar with the preparation of or leadership skills required in the development of P&IDs, line lists and special piping item lists. Drafting is done by Designers, so part of the role is to manage the input, transfer and check processes
    • Prepare and issue of Project Engineering deliverables in accordance with Wood procedures and work practices
    • Be familiar with the use of an electronic mark-up system as an advantage. Wood uses Bluebeam software
    • Organize, attend, contribute and prepare reports for safety reviews and other multidiscipline meetings
    • Collate actions and be responsible for expediting the closure of the outstanding actions with engineering disciplines
    • Understand project work sequences in producing deliverables and executing activities and have a good knowledge of standards, specifications and procedures
    • Control and forecast work area activities and deliverables against schedule
    • Contribute and participate at work in an enthusiastic manner, working to the requirements of quality and environmental management systems maintained to ISO standards
    • Understand the nature of and contribute to the identification and control of change
    • Prepare project and progress reports
    • Perform all assigned work to agreed standards for safety, health environment and demonstrate a commitment to attaining high levels of HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) performance
    • Participate in and advice on all design activities and initiatives, including provision of training, inductions and documentation review
    • Verify that all designs are to required standards and that the objectives of the project are met
    • Verify that the works is completed to the agreed schedule

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Degree qualified in an Engineering discipline
    • 5 years+ post graduate experience
    • Extensive gas plant experience
    • FEED experience
    • Engineering execution experience in petrochemical or similar related industry, preferably including construction site experience
    • A self-motivated, proactive individual with good communication skills
    • Ability to deal proactively with senior discipline representatives in the co-ordination of their work
    • Ability to engage in effective dealings with both Client / Owner and detail design Contractors

    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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