Senior Project Engineer Jobs in Doha at Wood Plc

Title: Senior Project Engineer

Company: Wood Plc

Location: Doha

Overview / Responsibilities:
Wood is recruiting 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
Takes responsibility for the coordination and development of key project and multi-discipline deliverables such as the Project Execution Plan, Project Plans / Procedures, Basis of Design, Subcontract Scopes of Work, Design Reviews, Study Reports, Project Trackers / Lists and project plans
May be required to take responsibility of other key multi-discipline deliverables such as the equipment list and weight control schedule
Coordinates the development of method statements, deliverable lists, manhours, CTRs and risk in support of both tender and project scopes
Takes responsibility for schedule, manhours, key milestones and coordination of medium sized engineering projects in accordance with the established policies, procedures, systems, and requirements approved by the Wood and the customer
Ensures that the project is delivered in the correct sequence, highlighting and managing risk if works are completed out of sequence
Expected to be fully conversant with the scope of work assigned, managing project action registers and risk. Is familiar with and across technical and project issues
Chairs and minutes technical and project review meetings with customers, vendors, subcontractors and other third parties, managing technical and project issues through to completion
Takes a leading role in project reviews, design reviews and audits to ensure that they are completed as per Wood and customer expectations
Holds and minutes weekly progress meetings with discipline engineers, ensuring that ownership is assigned and actions are driven to closure in a timely manner
When delegated, acts as the day-to-day contact and communication with the client to maintain client satisfaction
Manages interfaces with third parties to ensure availability of input for completion of engineering deliverables in accordance with the project schedule
Leads site surveys and data gathering activities for brownfield scope of work, taking responsibility for development of the site survey report
Support the project and engineering managers in flagging project and technical risks, taking responsibility for related actions and close out of such
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
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 of project cost control and planning systems

Applicants are required to:

Be available for work in Doha, Qatar from September/October 2022
Confidently deliver assigned scopes of work independently / remotely from management whilst leading others, with minimal guidance and direction
Take ownership of scopes of work, coordinating the engineering disciplines and supporting functions to deliver successful outcomes
Have demonstrable experience of working independently / remotely from technical leadership personnel (although functional leadership will be within the Doha office).
Have demonstrable experience of working within a small project office, supporting cross discipline activities beyond their core discipline
Be willing and able to represent Wood in both onshore and offshore surveys, holding relevant certification or willing to undertake suitable training such as BOSIET and H2S Awareness.
Must have a proficient level of both written and spoken communication skills in the English language, able to interpret and disseminate complex scope and contract documents
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 40,000 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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