Design Engineer Process (Expression of Interest)

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Process Engineering
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking to recruit Design Engineer Process (Expression of Interest) in Kuwait to execute Process Discipline engineering activities under the direction of a Lead or Senior Engineer. Work under the supervision of senior engineers to ensure that asset or project discipline engineering activities are executed within budget and schedule, while maintaining technical integrity.


Please note that at this stage, applications for this role are invited as an Expression of Interest (EOI) whilst opportunities are being fully determined.



  • Execute Basic & FEED activities for the assigned projects.
  • Preparation of BFD, PFD, UFD, DPDT and P&ID's for the assigned projects.
  • Performing hydraulic calculation for all the process and utility lines and pump network.
  • Performing Vessel and Tank sizing calculation.
  • Performing PSV sizing, inlet, and outlet line sizing.
  • Performing Emergency depressurization / blowdown calculation.
  • Performing Flare header sizing.
  • Performing Control valve sizing
  • Performing design/rating for heat exchanger.
  • Should have knowledge about HAZID, HAZOP and SIL activities.
  • Performing the calculation for Utility system (Steam, Plant Air, Instrument Air System)
  • Preparation of cause and effect diagram.
  • Work as part of a team by supporting each other and sharing the workload to finish the project on schedule.
  • Maintain the required technical quality of work.
  • Maintain the discipline filing system.
  • Maintain good communication with lead and other teammates and with client (in absence of lead)
  • Assisting the lead to prepare Project Management Plan.
  • Assist with data collection / retrieval site related activities as required by SE/LE.
  • Achieve safety standards as defined in personal performance contract.
  • Carry out work in accordance with Wood and project Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality systems.
  • Execute engineering activities (Concept, Front End Engineering Development, Technical Study & Detailed Design)
  • Maintain the required technical quality of work.
  • Identify scope and schedule changes in accordance with the Change Control Process.
  • Provide planning and cost control on all scopes as required.
  • Ensure that designs comply with the relevant Codes, Standards, Regulations and Procedures.
  • Ensure, as far as is practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out in compliance with the agreed budget and schedule.
  • Develop awareness of technical developments, National and International standards and legislative requirements related to the discipline scope.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum B.Sc. Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years post graduate experience
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in the refining and petrochemical industries
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the designation

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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