Lead Instrument Engineer

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

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an assignment opportunity for a Lead Instrument Engineer for a role in Baku, Azerbaijan. The assignment will involve 12 months in a PMC role, and you will be responsible for policing engineering design deliverables by Contractor and by Vendors, and guiding Owner on technical issues. The person will be part of a team of representatives of all Engineering Disciplines.


The successful candidate should have a proven track record of working on EPC projects for Oil & Gas facilities, especially refineries, and display good overall knowledge of Instrumentation & Automation Engineering. They must be fully knowledgeable about codes, standards & recommended practices for this discipline.



  • Guide and manage the EPC Contractor in developing the scope of works as defined in the Contract
  • Comment on Contractor's design documentation and vendors’ drawings
  • Providing advice and experience to the Client
  • Co-ordinating and resolving comments from Client to Contractor
  • Participate to meetings with Client, EPC Contractor, Vendors
  • Provide technical support to the project management team

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering or related discipline
  • Preferably fifteen years seniority in the position in the Instrument & Automation design of refineries and revamping rojects
  • Fluent in  English, spoken and written
  • Fluency in Italian is an advantage
  • Computer literate within Microsoft Office
  • Experience in PMC role
  • Experience with Wood is a plus

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

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