• Title
    Lead Process Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is looking for a Lead Process Engineer to strengthen our team in Dubai.


    This is a Home Office position based in Dubai and will involve occasional visits to the Client offices and/or site in Iraq.

    • Reporting to the Engineering Manager the candidate will assume sole responsibility for the project process systems
    • To manage the Process engineering and design team
    • To have single-point responsibility for all process engineering deliverables and ensure that they conform to all applicable engineering codes and standards as well as the Client’s policies and procedures
    • To ensure that the overall project is delivered to meet the asset operational needs
    • To provide direction and guidance on all technical queries relating to process engineering
    • To participate in all project safety and design reviews as necessary
    • To ensure that all work is completed without compromise to quality and is delivered according to the project schedule
    • To liaise with the Client’s Engineering, Operations and Maintenance staff as required to ensure a consistent approach to project completion
    • To promote safe behaviour at all times
    • 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 provide technical support to site in terms of material inspection, Factory Acceptance Testing etc
    • To assist in the coordination of all activities related to process systems
    • To identify any areas of concern with respect to progress and/or quality and recommend corrective actions as required
    • To attend weekly progress meetings and generate status reports for the Engineering/Project Manager

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Degree qualification in Chemical Engineering is essential
    • Membership of a recognised professional institute is preferred
    • Minimum of 15 years experience in the oil and gas industry
    • Minimum of 8 years proven capability in an engineering design company
    • Previous experience of managing large process engineering teams on mega projects is essential
    • At least 12 months experience of site-based project work involving field engineering, construction, commissioning, operations, or maintenance
    • Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred
    • Previous experience of working in the Middle East is essential
    • Experience with Sour Service Operations would be an advantage
    • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of process engineering design and analysis
    • Thorough awareness of relevant international codes and standards
    • Familiar with the typical software packages that are used for process engineering design and selection
    • Experience of the application of HAZOP, HAZID and SIL Rating to Process Design

    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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