Wood - Khobar

Wood is currently looking for a Principle / Chief C&I Engineer to work on the engineering and project management services in Al - Khobar office, Saudi Arabia.


  • Discipline technical leadership in terms of best practice, unconventional yet safe, proper and fit for purpose engineering and thinking outside the conventional box to achieve cost effective approaches
  • Achievement of targets and initiatives assigned to the Instrumentation function
  • Contribute to all safety design processes including HAZAN, HAZOP, SIL Classification, Safety Lifecycle
  • Organise, monitor, report on assigned work scope
  • Participate in the technical assessment and ratification of bids from prospective contractors and vendors
  • Inter - action with client, contractor and company management and other disciplines to develop the control, safety and monitoring systems and instrumentation philosophies per the above criteria
  • Develop FEED packages suitable for client review, Contractor bidding and selection
  • Review all relevant other discipline documentation and participate in the development of the P&IDs
  • Issue / review material requisitions for the Procurement Department for enquiry, order placement and for any subsequent revisions
  • Prepare the Master Requisition Index and update and issue it on a regular basis
  • Review Vendors' quotations, prepare technical quotation evaluation and recommend the final technically acceptable Vendor, in conjunction with Materials Management Department commercial quotation evaluation
  • Technically approve Order Variation Summaries
  • Review the project execution developed by the Cost and Planning Department
  • Hold co - ordination meetings and engineering review meetings with Vendors of major equipment as required carry out technical investigations, produce technical reports, engineering standards and procedures
  • Assist in the development and training of Client's personnel when requested

  • Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Chemical Engineering or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 15 years instrumentation experience
  • Minimum of 5 years at a senior level
  • Minimum of 10 years gas processing or gas plant experience
  • Previous EPC / PMC experience is essential
  • Knowledge in Smart Plant Instrumentation and or MS Access is an advantage
  • Must have prior experience in developing FEED’s and Engineering Flow Diagrams (P&IDs)
  • Extensive high pressure gas and condensate processing experience
  • Good knowledge of upstream, preferably with an appreciation of the development of unconventional gas
  • Knowledge of Saudi Aramco standards is an advantage though not mandatory
  • Self - motivated working, driven with foresight and own experience, within client Project Management Teams

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 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

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.