TPE II / Instrument Engineer

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Instrumentation - Engineering
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting for a TPE II / Instrument 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.


  • Responsible for field instrumentation and control system design of oil & gas upstream, downstream, refining, petrochemical design for FEED and detail design phases
  • Participate in all instrumentation related aspects of overall control and safety design
  • Participate in the engineering and design of a facility under the supervision of senior personnel, including heavy coordination with Process Engineering, Piping Design, and Mechanical Engineering groups for functional requirements of instruments 
  • The associate position will have the following duties that will be developed through training with oversight Awareness of the following responsibilities is required:
  • Development of Instrument and Control portion of P&IDs
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 3-5 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 preparing ISS, IIS, control room / rack room layouts, point and lines, block diagrams, instrument sizing calcs 
  • Competent user of MS Office, SPI, Navisworks, Smart plant review
  • Potential visits to refineries, offshore sites (helicopter, boat), vendor shops, and other similar facilities
  • Knowledge of process industries preferred
  • Strong computer and database skills preferred

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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