Lead Mechanical Asset Support Engineer

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Mechanical - Engineering
Position Type
Fixed Term

Overview / Responsibilities


Wood is currently recruiting for an Asset Support Mechanical Engineer (Static) with extensive experience in the oil and gas or petrochemical industry, candidates with suitable mechanical equipment experience in other industries are also encouraged to apply, as are those from a maintenance background.


Candidates shall have experience of working closely with clients and vendors.

The role is to work directly with one client and take the lead on assessing static equipment and piping to improve plant efficiency and reliability. 


In addition as required day to day support to the operational asset and general mechanical engineering support and expertise. While ensuring all activities are carried in a safe manner to legislative and client standards.  

Contributing to the delivery of Engineering and Operational excellence through:


Executing assigned scopes of work.

Supporting and supervising task delegation to team.

Providing discipline expertise to the business, and improving cost efficiencies.




Skills / Qualifications


Candidate shall be degree qualified and Chartered Engineer status is preferred.


Work with team to best practices

Process Ownership:

Adhere to and comply with relevant discipline specific procedures and provide feedback for continuous improvement.

Participate in audits and incident investigations as required.

Subject Matter Expertise:

Technically competent in own discipline and actively maintains own competence according to standards and pursues continuous professional development.

Provide discipline support to the business.

Ensure self-awareness of relevant regulatory framework, legislation changes, initiatives and industry technology developments and promote to direct reports.

Provide discipline input to scope definition and execution.

Relevant experience in operational and maintenance engineering is preferred.

Ability to work on own initiative and highlight areas of production risk due to equipment vulnerability.


Supporting and supervising tasks delegated to direct reports.

Executing assigned personal objectives

Self-motivated and pro-active with good written and verbal communication skills to be able to pass on information

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. 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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