• Title
    Lead Mechanical Engineer - Expression of Interest
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Mechanical
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently bidding for project in Kazakhstan. If awarded the work, we will have a requirement for a Lead Mechanical Engineer to join the business on a 28/28 rotation. If you want to express your interest please apply and upload your updated CV.



    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Represent Contractor in Coordination with Company Discipline Heads / Project Team for monitoring of Company Standards and quality
    • Review any design work carried out by third parties (vendors) and to participate in some instances lead HAZOP, HAZID, IPF, reliability studies, and Safety and Facilities Technical Audits
    • Establish the actual (as opposed to design) capacities / capabilities of existing field facilities to identify potential bottlenecks and scope for optimization
    • Identify potential applications for new technology
    • Actively develop local staff to fulfill engineers and managing role
    • Environmental aspects (ISO14001) of oil and gas design
    • Safety aspects of design in relation to the project cycle (e.g. HAZID, HAZOP, HAZAN, IPF classification methodology and implementation, reliability studies, Fire and Gas mapping and risk analysis techniques)
    • Life cycle cost analysis
    • Prepare Engineering, construction and material estimation, schedule, resource planning and update resource capacity planning half yearly

    Skills / Qualifications


    • Relevant degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering
    • Member of a recognized institution and registered Professional Engineer / Chartered Engineer
    • Conversant with relevant international standards and Codes or Practice
    • Leadership skills
    • Worked in an EPC environment
    • 10 years’ experience of which 5 years similar experience to the offshore oil and gas industry (excluding designer or drafting positions)
    • Minimum of 3 years in a supervisory role


    • Experience in onshore/offshore projects in cold/remote regions is advantageous but not essential.
    • Oil and Gas engineering required, preferably brownfield.
    • A working knowledge of Conceptual, Front End and Detailed Design required.
    • Field experience in construction and commissioning strongly preferred.

    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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