• Title
    Instrument and Controls Engineer (28/28 Iraq)
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Instrumentation
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for an Instrument and Controls Engineer to strengthen our team in Basra, Iraq on a 28 / 28 rotation.


    This is an office position based in Basra, with occasional visits required to site.


    • Assume responsibility for assigned Instrument and Controls engineering work scopes
    • To carry out Instrument and Controls discipline work within a project team, supporting the project team for field development of oil and gas production facilities
    • To plan, budget, organize, and control a segment of the Instrument and Controls engineering deliverables for the project
    • To prepare Instrument and Controls deliverables for a project FEED in the oil and gas industry, and ensure that they conform to all applicable engineering codes and standards as well as the Client’s policies and procedures
    • To ensure that all work is completed without compromise to quality and is delivered according to the project schedule
    • To provide direction and guidance on all Instrument and Controls engineering technical queries raised by either internal or external parties
    • To liaise with the Client’s Engineering, Operations and Maintenance staff as required to ensure a consistent approach to project completion
    • To provide sound technical advice and solutions to a diversity of technical problems within the discipline
    • To co-ordinate with other disciplines during all stages of design development, construction, pre-commissioning, and start-up
    • To assist in the coordination of all activities related to Instrument and Controls engineering design
    • To identify any areas of concern with respect to progress and/or quality and recommend corrective actions as required
    • To promote safe behaviour at all times


    Skills / Qualifications

    • Bachelors Degree qualification in Instrument or Electronics Engineering
    • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in an engineering design company as an Instrument and Controls Engineer
    • Operational support / construction and commissioning experience
    • Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred
    • Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage
    • Experience of sour service operations would be an advantage
    • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of Instrument and Controls engineering design and analysis.
    • Thorough awareness of relevant international codes and standards.
    • Familiar with the typical software packages that are used for Instrument and Controls engineering design.
    • Experience of the application of HAZOP, HAZID and SIL Rating to Instrument and Controls design.
    • Experience with Instrument and Controls design for prefabricated modular packaged equipment.
    • Experience with Concept Selection and FEED studies

    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.


    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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