Concept Engineer

Job Overview

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Concept Engineer to strengthen our team in Basra, Iraq. This is a site based position on a 4 Weeks On /  4 Weeks Off rotation

  • Candidate is a team member of the BGC Front-End/Development Team led by BGC Development Manager to work on maturing BGC pre-DG3 Front End projects (progressing projects through Identify, Assess or Select Phases)
  • Headline size of these Front End projects is in range of $1 to $500 mln and can cover new gas capture opportunities contributing to BGC Growth, production protection activities to safeguard BGC production and risk reduction & rehabilitation activities
  • The Concept Engineer (CE) plays a key role in the definition of Front End technical activities and to prepare all relevant technical plans, in particular at Assess and Select phases, to ensure safe operations, cost competitiveness, quality and consistency of technical deliverables of the project
  • The CE supports the FEDM (Front End Development Manager) to deliver the Front End activities and Projects. He/Shell will liaise with the Development Engineers, Discipline & Project Engineers, Asset & Operation teams to optimize collaboration and to ensure success of projects delivery
  • The CE will play a key role in delivering the Concept Select work during Select Phase
  • Candidate will assist the FEDM in compiling costs and schedule information, production input and economics analysis for Front End activities & Projects
  • Candidate will be responsible to implement all relevant engineering standards and to incorporate all appropriate BGC HSSE standards and activities within the project design
  • Candidate will take part in developing skill and capabilities in Concept Engineering with the Iraqi Engineers in the Front End team

Skills / Qualifications

  • Engineering Degree (Bachelor at minimum)
  • Previous Front End experiences is a must
  • Good Integrator
  • Good Planning and Economics skills
  • Last 5 years as a Concept Engineer
  • Previous experiences in gas processing, brownfield development, upgrades,/rehab is a plus
  • Experiences in engineering design / project execution involving EPC contractors is a must
  • Experience with competitive scoping and continuous improvement activities
  • Knowledge of contracting strategy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player, curious and keen to work on new challenges
  • Able to coach and develop local staff
  • Able to work in multi-cultural environment and to interact with different teams across BGC businesses (P&E, Asset, Operations)
  • Commitment to Process Safety and BGC HSSE

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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