Company Name : Wood

Lead Instrument & Control Engineer

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Due to anticipated growth throughout 2022, Wood is currently inviting expressions of interest for Lead Instrument & Control Engineer with experience in refining and offshore industry to be based in UAE

Please note that at this stage, applications for this role are invited as an Expression of Interest (EOI) only whilst exact opportunities are being fully determined

Below are some key responsibilities and duties:


  • In conjunction with the Engineering Manager / Project manager, manages succession planning for direct reports
  • Instrument and controls system design responsibility
  • Definition of plant overall controls architecture
  • Ownership of I&C schedule and planning
  • Responsible for production and / or review of deliverables including models, drawings, calculations, specifications, reports, evaluations etc
  • Management and leadership of a medium size team
  • Working closely with the design team to achieve successful model review outcomes
  • Liaise with other disciplines, clients and vendor representatives
  • Experience of working with multi – national and multi – cultural project teams is strongly preferred

Skills / Qualifications

  • Engineering Degree in a relevant discipline ( I&C OR EC)
  • At least 15 Years plus experience with instrumentation in the Oil & Gas environment
  • Experience FED, Detail design and EPC projects
  • Fully coherent in all international codes and standards
  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English is required
  • Assurance of tender and supply for all I&C equipment
  • Thorough knowledge of DCS, ESD, F&G and SCADA systems generally incorporated in major Brownfield oil / gas offshore projects
  • Participation with contribution during P&IDs, HAZOP, and SIL reviews workshopReview and where required approval of work by others

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

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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