Lead Control, Instrumentation and Telecoms Engineer

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

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking expression of interest for a Lead Control, Instrumentation and Telecoms Engineer to work on a new project in Saudi for approximately 15 months. The ideal candidate will be at Principal or Lead level in their career with extensive experience within the industry in a similar role. 


Project Summary


Our client is seeking to produce an additional crude oil from an existing field by 2027. There are no current offshore oil and water injection facilities to cater for this increment and the onshore processing facility has no available capacity. The project program will provide an expansion of current facilities to ultimately allow for producing, processing and transporting the additional crude oil. This will provide the required offshore oil facilities by installing the required wellhead platforms, tie-in platforms and associated trunklines and flowlines as well as onshore drill sites and associated facilities. The project’s scope also includes the design of the associated electrical, process automation, and supporting facilities infrastructure.


*Please note that at this stage, applications for this role are invited as an Expression of Interest (EOI) whilst opportunities are being fully determined. If suitable, we wil contact you regarding submitting your CV as part of the bid. We expect the bid to be awarded in the next 4-6 weeks. 



  • Review Vendors' quotations, prepare technical quotation evaluation and recommend the final technically acceptable Vendor, Technically approve Order Variation Summaries
  • Hold co-ordination meetings and engineering review meetings with Vendors of major equipment as required
  • Liaise with other Groups and Client as necessary 
  • Assess progress and procedure associated reports and input to the DMS. Derive and suggest plans to recover slippage, correct inefficiency and to take any resulting agreed actions
  • Advise the Chief / Principal Instrument Engineer of any major slippages and their causes, all policy matters, major technical problems and unresolved differences with other Groups, and requests for changes by the Client which may constitute a contract change 
  • Establish and maintain a filing system of project documents
  • Prepare, check, approve and provide technical input into project deliverables to the required quality standards in conformance with or better than, the approved budget and programme
  • To provide relevant knowledgeable practical skills in the response and actions for:
  • Site visits and site surveys
  • Site queries and discussions
  • Supplier, vendor, contractor, client and site related discussions
  • Site based activities

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in appropriate engineering subject.
  • Chartered Engineer and member of appropriate engineering institution
  • To be technically astute and conversant with the lasted advances in technology
    Ability to deliver documentation that is technical correct to the required standard and schedule 
  • Understand and control Material Take Off
  • Ability to develop subcontract requisitions where applicable Experience in a similar role within the contractor environment is essential
  • Prior experience reviewing and approving Engineering Deliverables

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. www.woodplc.com

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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