Senior Project Controls Systems Specialist

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Project Control
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting a Senior Project Controls System Specialist to join the team in Aberdeen. 


The main objective of this role is to provide corporate project controls support for the operations business unit in Wood by assisting with the continued development and delivery of the Project Controls toolset.  This role involves working with the project controls systems team, supporting in the delivery of various initiatives and includes areas of start-up, monitor and control, and intervention.


Project Controls System Support 

  • Act as Project Controls System Focal point and provide direction, guidance and support to the project controls community as required
  • Have a detailed working knowledge of the Project Controls systems portfolio and the application of these tools
  • Work to identify and resolve technical problems with Project Controls systems
  • Assist with the configuration and implementation of Project Controls systems within established standards and
  • Engage and collaborate other technical teams (internal and external) as appropriate to escalate and resolve problems received from business users
  • Record, analyse and document technical issues and fixes
  • Deliver project controls system training sessions and functionality demonstrations to a range of audiences
  • Responsible for personal safety and working within the provisions and guidelines of the Wood HSE processes
  • Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Wood Quality Assurance systems and processes

Project Controls Support

  •  Support the implementation of the standard Power BI project controls reporting suite
  • Assist with the development of new Power BI reports

Skills / Qualifications


  • Degree desired in relevant technical or business discipline or can be substituted by suitable work experience

 Knowledge, skills and experience: 

  • Experienced with Office 365 suite of applications, in particular Word and Excel
  • Demonstrable aptitude in understanding Information Systems
  • Have a working awareness of Project Controls and Project Management concepts and processes
  • Knowledge of Power BI preferred 

Personal Attributes: 

  • Demonstrates commitment to Wood Values, Visions & Behaviours
  • Strong data analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 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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