Area Lead Process Engineer Jobs in Dubai at Wood Group


Wood is looking for an Area Lead Process Engineer to strengthen our team in Dubai.

This is a Home Office position based in Dubai and will involve occasional visits to the Client offices and/or site in Iraq.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager the candidate will assume sole responsibility for the project process systems

To manage the Process engineering and design team

To have single-point responsibility for all process engineering deliverables and ensure that they conform to all applicable engineering codes and standards as well as the Client’s policies and procedures

To ensure that the overall project is delivered to meet the asset operational needs

To provide direction and guidance on all technical queries relating to process engineering

To participate in all project safety and design reviews as necessary

To ensure that all work is completed without compromise to quality and is delivered according to the project schedule

To liaise with the Client’s Engineering, Operations and Maintenance staff as required to ensure a consistent approach to project completion

To promote safe behaviour at all times

To provide sound technical advice and solutions to a diversity of technical problems within the discipline

To co-ordinate with other disciplines during all stages of design development, construction, pre-commissioning, and start-up

To provide technical support to site in terms of material inspection, Factory Acceptance Testing etc

To assist in the coordination of all activities related to process systems

To identify any areas of concern with respect to progress and/or quality and recommend corrective actions as required

To attend weekly progress meetings and generate status reports for the Engineering/Project Manager

Skills / Qualifications

Degree qualification in Chemical Engineering is essential

Membership of a recognised professional institute is preferred

Minimum of 15 years experience in the oil and gas industry

Minimum of 8 years proven capability in an engineering design company

Previous experience of managing large process engineering teams on mega projects is essential

At least 12 months experience of site-based project work involving field engineering, construction, commissioning, operations, or maintenance

Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred

Previous experience of working in the Middle East is essential

Experience with Sour Service Operations would be an advantage

Thorough knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of process engineering design and analysis

Thorough awareness of relevant international codes and standards

Familiar with the typical software packages that are used for process engineering design and selection

Experience of the application of HAZOP, HAZID and SIL Rating to Process Design

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.

Job Overview

Title: Area Lead Process Engineer

Company: Wood Group

Location: Dubai

Type: Permanent

Category: Gulf


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