Maintenance Engineer (Electrical/Mechanical/Instrument) 

Requisition ID
Work Location
AE-Abu Dhabi
Department / Discipline
Asset Management
Position Type
Fixed Term

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently sourcing for Maintenance Engineer (Electrical/Mechanical/Instrument) to work on our PMC project in Abu Dhabi for 12-18 months assignment.


The work involved is not limited to below mentioned tasks:

  • Execute assigned personal objectives with limited direct guidance and supervision
  • Adhere to and comply with relevant discipline specific OMS and client procedures in execution of work activities. Provide feedback for continuous improvement of aforementioned procedures, if applicable
  • Undertake review of peer and junior personnel work in accordance with OMS Review and checking procedure 
  • Under instruction from Lead Maintenance Engineer, delegate tasks to junior personnel 
  • Provide coaching and mentoring of junior position personnel directly assigned by Lead Maintenance Engineer
  • Provide discipline technical support to the wider OMS business 
  • Provide discipline specific input to scope definition and execution for new project work scopes 
  • Ensure self awareness of relevant regulatory framework, legislation changes, initiatives, and industry technology developments
  • Clearly communicate any identified improvements to service execution to Lead Maintenance Engineer

Performance Indicator:

  • Effective delivery of assigned work scopes in accordance with applicable OMS or client Process and Procedures
  • Attain and sustain Senior Maintenance Engineer competency
  • Agree and action personal ‘My Success Plan’ with Lead Maintenance Engineer
  • Define and action personal development plan towards next career position


  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships and communicate across the business, project, contract, and discipline interfaces
  • Networking and knowledge sharing


  • Maintain awareness of external stakeholders including: industry bodies, academia, vendors, client interface (as appropriate and requested)

As delegated by Lead Maintenance Engineer and in accordance with Wood limits defined within the Delegation of Authority

Skills / Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • BSc, B.Eng, HNC, HND or equivalent with industrial experience in applicable maintenance discipline OR NVQ or equivalent trade based qualification with hands on industrial experience in applicable maintenance discipline

Minimum Experience: 

  • Demonstrable balance of industrial experience at relevant level and position


Job-Specific Skills: 

  • Intellectually capable, can apply maintenance theory in a practical context
  • Diligent and dependable in consistent application of established process
  • Professional demeanor with appropriate interpersonal skills
  • Good team working skills 
  • Good written communication [technical report writing


  • Adhere to Company Core Values and Ethics Policy

 Discipline Specific  

  • Develop, review, and modify maintenance procedures
  • Assign equipment specific Tag Numbers to asset items in accordance with applicable procedures
  • Develop, review, and modify hierarchal equipment asset structures in accordance with applicable procedures
  • Develop, review, and modify maintenance task lists in accordance with applicable procedures
  • Assign resources and supporting activities required to undertake specified maintenance activities
  • Develop performance assurance maintenance tasks aligned to safety case performance standard requirements
  • Apply maintenance criticality assessment to asset systems and equipment items


Note: Refer to OMS Maintenance Knowledge Tables for detailed listing of competency activities.

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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