Senior Construction Engineer

Requisition ID
Work Location
AE-Abu Dhabi
Department / Discipline
Position Type
Fixed Term
Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)
Oil & Gas

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking to recruit a Senior Construction Engineer to be deployed within a client Project Management Team in PMC capacity to assist in the management of a large oil and gas project with one of ADNOC group of companies projects. Successful candidate with my responsible to deliver below minimum duties; 

  • Monitor the Mechanical scope to ensure EW Contractor and sub-contractors perform the work to agreed scope of work, specifications, and schedules and to an acceptable standard
  • Supervise the EW contractor and sub-contractor personnel to ensure EW contractor performs all work to agreed standards for safety, health and environment and to attaining high levels of HSE performance
  • Ensure assigned scope of work is carried out without any significant HSE incidents
  • Ensure the work is carried out in time and in accordance with scope of work, specification and quality requirement
  • Responsible for construction mechanical activities through the contractors supervision in respect of HSE, method, working practices, quality and timely execution of the works
  • To be fully familiar with the assigned scope of work and interlaces with existing facilities, other projects and disciplines
  • Ensure that construction hazards and risks are fully considered by designers and contractors and that appropriate mitigation actions are implemented and appropriate action taken
  • To be fully familiar with the contractors methods of construction, schedule and procedure
  • Initiate and manage the project continuous improvement processes
  • Ensure contractor produces appropriate execution documents in a timely manner and monitor approval / compliance
  • Monitors progress and performance of the construction contractor to ensure that he performs to the approved schedule, specification and standards
  • Interface with other IPMT groups as required to ensure a good relationship for timely and effective release of Contractors data / drawings and resolution of problems
  • Review look ahead schedules & ensure future work / discipline / interface issues are communicated and resolved
  • Monitor site activities for potential contractual / claims problems Maintain records of site activities and check Contractor records for accuracy
  • Carry out inspection, surveillance witnessing of contractor activities, ensuring records are maintained, including as-built data
  • Prepare and / or endorse daily progress report and time sheets detailing the work progress, number of contractor personnel and equipment available on site and other related items identified in the scope of work

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 13 years of experience in construction related roles in oil and gas industry
  • Extensive experience in onshore upstream / downtsream oil and gas projects
  • Candidate must be in UAE

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 45,000 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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