• Title
    Lead Technical Professional, Instrumentation
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Instrumentation
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood. are recruiting a Lead Technical Instrumentation Design Engineer, to further increase the capacity and knowledge base of the well-established Instrumentation & Control Engineering department. This will give you the opportunity to work on a wide range of Wood. projects.

    • Lead an instrumentation project team executing in all instrumentation scope items related to the overall control and safety design of a project.
    • Act as the primary interface with project managements, Clients technical and project management contacts, and other disciplines.
    • Development of Instrument and Control portion of P&ID’s
    • Creation and Management of the Instrument Index database
    • Specification and selection of field instruments to meet performance criteria
    • Instrument Sizing calculations (Control Valves, Relief Valves, Flow Elements, and thermowell vibration calculations).
    • Specification, selection and purchase of all Instrumentation
    • Specification, selection and purchase of Process Control Systems and Safety systems
    • Functional design of the Process Control Logic and Safety logic (defining requirements)
    • Create and manage instrumentation scope work for project
    • Integrate packaged equipment into overall system design
    • Oversee development of detailed design drawings including Instrument Plans, Details, Wiring, Loops, and Fabrication Drawings
    • Knowledge of industry codes and standards applicable to Oil and Gas and Refining Industries (API, ISA, NEC / IEC, NFPA, ASME, etc.)
    • Interface with the Project Management team and Client
    • Develop and maintain labor and material estimates for projects
    • Develop and maintain instrumentation progress, schedule, staffing planning, and coordination with project management including regular reporting
    • Coordinates with project discipline and lead engineers to ensure correct implementation of the design for his engineering specialty and coordinates the work of engineers within his specialty.
    • Prepares and reviews engineering studies, design drawings and documents, and material and equipment specifications.
    • Resolves specialty related engineering issues by applying accepted principles, codes, and standards.

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Preferred: BS Instrument & Control, BS Electronics Engineering / Equivalent.
    • 15 to 20 years in the Oil and Gas, Refining, or Chemical Industry
    • Has experience in the oil/gas, hydrocarbon, refinery, offshore, or infrastructure industries and is recognized as specialist in a specific engineering field on large to mega projects.
    • Must have thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, international codes and standards, procedures, and specifications.
    • Knowledge of INtools / SPI 2013 Intergraph product including capability to prepare Instrument Sizing Calculations, Instrument Index, Specification Sheets and Cable Schedules. Knowledge of process industries preferred.
    • Strong computer and database skills preferred.
    • Preferred: Professional Engineering License.
    • A good working knowledge of current industry specific technology and the application of current engineering software / tools.
    • Strong computer and database skills preferred.
    • Good communication and presentation
    • May be assigned as a Discipline Technical Authority (DTA); a person identified as an overall technically competent team member able to address technically complex issues & mentor team members with their technical work.
    • May be assigned as a Subject Matter Expert (SME); a person recognized to possess a high degree of knowledge on a particular subject and/or piece of equipment.

    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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