Lead Preservation Engineer

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Quality Assurance
Position Type
Fixed Term
Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)
Oil & Gas

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Brunei has an opportunity for a Preservation Engineer / Lead. There is an increased demand to deliver our services for the growing Asian market. As a result of this, the Quality Management Function is expanding and evolving to manage the challenges of regional projects that continue to pose challenges in offering our services through a global talent pool.


Job Description: 

  • Commitment to and promotion of Wood’s values and ensuring the realization of Company and project health, safety, environmental, quality and ethics, systems, policies, and procedures
  • Reporting to the Quality Control Manager: the main functions of the role will be to ensure received materials and equipment is maintained in a demonstrable and recordable manner in line with manufacturers recommendations and or Industry best practices
  • Take ownership of and develop the preservation philosophy and strategy to meet the Rejuvenation Contract needs
  • Implement and maintain a demonstrable system (data base) that records compliance to manufacturers recommendation and or industry best practice
  • Develop a suite of preservation check lists, routines, and procedures consistent with the preservation philosophy and strategy
  • Interrogate and evaluate supplier recommendation concerning the preservation of supplied materials and equipment, ensuring that appropriate requirements are ascertained in a timely manner, thus allowing suitable storage to be secured, preservation materials procured and delivered plus where required engagement of specialist third party service providers
  • Where specialist third party service providers are required, develop appropriate Scope of Work to facilitate the establishment of a supportive Subcontract
  • Support Package Engineers in the review of supplier documentation that relates to preservation requirements
  • Liaise closely with Rejuvenation Contract Warehouse Manager to advise, monitor, and ensure that preservation requirements are being maintained in line with preservation philosophy and strategy
  • Mentor team members as required and directed
  • Conduct aligned duties as directed by Quality Assurance and Quality Control Managers

Personal Requirements:

  • A demonstrable commitment to safety in the workplace; leading by example
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Oil & Gas industry materials and equipment and the preservation of same, e.g. mechanical, and electrical equipment, instrumentation, piping materials
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Attention to detail, commitment to a “Right - First - Time” ethos
  • Good coordination, interpersonal skills
  • Good written skills, ability to present data in a clear and concise manner
  • Self - motivating, well organized, resourceful, and proactive
  • Flexible approach and able to work under pressure with a can - do attitude and a commitment to meeting and maintaining compliance


  • Discipline degree preferred but demonstrable experience, e.g. mechanical, E&I technician etc. is acceptable
  • Computer literate in MS Word, XL, and MS Power point

Skills / Qualifications

Valid Qualification:

  1. Minimum ONC / Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  2. Shall have experienced with preservation and maintenance routines
  3. Shall have experienced and knowledge in corrosion causes and methods of prevention



  • Min 5 years in the oil and gas industry in similar position
  • For Local Bruneian Development purposes: Min 4 years in the oil and gas industry in similar position

Company Overview

Amec Foster Wheeler is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

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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