Senior Project Engineer – Wood

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Civil Engineering
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : January 17, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an opportunity for a Senior Project Engineer to join our team in Qatar on a long-term basis. This is a key role within the Wood Doha office delivering across study, FEED, EPC and PMC scopes of work. In this role, you will be responsible for the execution of project work in accordance with the project execution plan, including Wood and/or project procedures, maintaining Safety and Quality within the manhour, cost and project schedule targets.

Reflecting the market focus for the office in both brownfield and greenfield opportunities, multi-skilled personnel are sought, in particular those with experience in:

  • Onshore Oil and Gas
  • Offshore Oil and Gas


  • Champions both Wood and client Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality cultures. Leads by example in ‘raising the shield’, demonstrating the ‘courage to intervene’. Ensures that procedures are followed and that a high standard of safety and quality is achieved in all associated work
  • Supports delivery of project and engineering excellence in support of the Project and Engineering Managers on assigned project scopes
  • Takes ownership of assigned project scope and activities, ensuring timely delivery to the satisfaction of both internal and external customers in accordance with the applicable procedures, work practices, specifications and standards
  • May be appointed as the Proposal, Study or Project Manager with guidance from more senior management for small to medium sized scopes of work
  • Coordinates activities, collaborating with the Lead Engineers, engineering disciplines and supporting departments to ensure tender and/or project scopes are correctly interpreted and deadlines met with
  • Management and coordination of multidiscipline engineering scope, inputs and deliverables across multiple geographic locations including specialist and high-volume engineering centres
  • Ensures that the Engineering disciplines comply strictly with the contract and scope of work in completing project activities
  • Ensures the quality of project and engineering deliverables before issue to customer, taking responsibility for the approval of key deliverables as required

Skills / Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in an engineering discipline with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience
  • Enrolled on the Register of Engineers in the State of Qatar as a Grade A or B Engineer
  • Desirable for the candidate to be a Chartered Engineer if not enrolled on the Register of Engineers in the State of Qatar
  • Ideally, candidates will have further education and certification in the field of Project Management, PMP or APM for example
  • Must have good working experience of the Microsoft Office applications in the development of documents, presentations, trackers and schedules etc
  • Is a self-motivated, proactive and highly driven individual with high standards, attention to detail and capable of demonstrating initiative
  • High level of commercial aptitude and awareness. Should be able to interpret and follow the Contract whilst raising potential delays, change and commercial matters to the Project and Engineering Managers in good time
  • Must be an excellent communicator, being a leader in the success of multi-discipline team delivery. Motivates teams in a positive manner to ensure a proactive approach in the delivery of timely solutions
  • Highly experienced with risk and change management across the full project lifecycle, ideally having exposure to both design and site works. Highlights and quantifies change when it impacts the work
  • Must have excellent multidiscipline coordination skills with experience of resolving complex technical issues and conflict, whilst being able to prioritise and plan work logically
  • Experience of working in a variety of projects and contract scopes, including greenfield and brownfield, on and offshore, Pre-FEED through to EPC, with a focus on offshore upstream.
  • Experienced across multiple project phases such as Concept/Feasibility, Pre-FEED, FEED, Detailed Design, Procurement, Construction, Commissioning, Star-Up and Warrantee
  • Site experience in the Construction and Commissioning phase is desirable and would be of benefit
  • Experienced with project design and technical reviews, such as HAZID, P&ID, HAZOP, SIL, LOPA, Plot Plan, 3D Model Stage Reviews, SAFOP, QRA, etc
  • Experience developing and managing multi-discipline deliverables such as equipment lists and weight control is desirable
  • Experienced with the interpretation of complex scopes of work, contracts, schedules and engineering deliverables such as P&IDs and Plot Plans
  • Demonstration of customer focus and ability to respond to customer needs whilst achieving project and corporate objectives
  • Ideally has experience with Qatar O&G customer standards and local regulatory requirements, including Shell DEPs, Qatar Civil Defence requirements for DC1 and DC2, Qatar Construction Standards, etc
  • Builds collaborative teams and leading by example in the demonstration of Wood’s core values
  • Has experience of guiding and mentoring other project and discipline engineers in the delivery of work scope
  • Display analytical and innovation skills to manage scopes of work
  • Experience in project cost control and planning systems

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