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

    Wood is recruiting for a C&I Engineer to join our Engineering team office in Saudi Arabia. The position will be based in our office in Al-Khobar and has an expected duration of 12 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.

    • Develop specification and prepare material requisitions for control and safety systems, instruments, valves and all other instruments on assigned front end and detailed engineering projects
    • Carry out instrument sizing calculations and verification checks.
    • Review and develop P&IDs for correctness in respect of control & safety requirements and instrumentation.
    • Prepare a project instrument index in accordance with the P&IDs.
    • Assist the designers with the preparation of cable block diagrams, cable routing, equipment layouts, termination drawings and schedules.
    • Review all C&I drawings and ensure that the quality of design and drawings produced for enquiry and fabrication purposes is of satisfactory standard.
    • Prepare technical bid analysis for C&I equipment.
    • Attend coordination meetings and engineering review meetings with supplier as required.
    • Review document requirements and issue dates for major equipment with suppliers and assist Procurement Department in compiling a Supplier’s Document Index.
    • Assist Procurement Department with the expediting of supplier documents.
    • Review and approve supplier documents for instrumentation and distribute.
    • Attend site surveys and contribute to site survey reports.
    • Give support to client, project engineers, other specialist engineers and inspectors on C&I engineering matters. Review C&I aspects of package unit supplier’s drawings as requested by the engineer responsible for the equipment.
    • Advise the Lead C&I Engineer of any slippages and their causes and proposed corrective action.
    • Advise the Lead C&I Engineer of any technical problems and unresolved differences with other groups.
    • Co-ordinate with Procurement Department and ensure certified drawings are available in time to meet the engineering schedules.
    • Notify the Project Engineer of all deficiencies in the flow of data or other basic information required for execution of work.
    • Assist the Lead C&I Engineer with the progress reports.
    • Follow up C&I construction work on project sites to ensure correct interpretation of designs regarding installation. Resolve any C&I problems arising during commissioning.
    • Keep abreast of development in the C&I engineering field.
    • Suggest ways to improve efficiency, costs and service in the execution of projects.
    • Assist where necessary in the compilation of operating manuals and mechanical catalogues.
    • Perform such duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Lead C&I Engineer.

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in instrumentation and control engineering or similar.
    • 5 + years of experience.
    • Technically astute and conversant with the lasted advances in technology.
    • Ability to deliver documentation that is technically correct to the required standard and schedule.
    • Ability to identify problems, determines possible solution, and actively works to resolve issues.
    • Experience with Smartplant Instrumentation software tools.
    • Possess good interpersonal skills with sound English written and oral communication skills.
    • Previous Aramco / GCC Project experience with major Engineering Contractor is 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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