Facilities Surveillance Advisor

Job Overview

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for Facilities Surveillance Advisor on a 5/2 residential basis for one of our projects located in Iraq.  Dubai based 5/2 (days) (with significant time in Iraq on site)


Primary Role:

  • Leadership/Team Lead/Mentoring & Training Responsibilities
    • Serves as Facilities Surveillance & Engineering Advisor for management
    • Provides technical leadership to reduce process safety risks; crude and water injection targets along with crude/water/gas
    • Technical representation with national oil company (BOC) and other companies
  • Process Safety/HAZOPs and Risk Assessments
    • Stewardship of process safety process – identification of risks, assessment and follow-up on action items
    • Lead/support HAZOPs and risk assessments as needed
    • Develop and implement plans to address HAZOP and risk assessment findings
  • Facilities Surveillance and Operations Support
    • Lead development and stewardship of the annual facilities surveillance and support plan
    • Lead daily/weekly/monthly surveillance reports from surveillance group. Continuous development of surveillance tools & processes
    • Daily troubleshooting and debottlenecking to achieve production and quality targets
  • Opportunity Identification/MOCs/Project support
    • Identification of facility opportunities including process capacity
    • Lead/support Management of Change (MOC) process
    • Review and seek approval of project documents to complete evaluation and concept selection phases and transition projects to WQI FOD Projects or Maintenance Departments at design phase
  • Critical drawing documentation
  • Manage the Documentation Control program related to critical drawing

Skills / Qualifications




    • Engineering Degree (preferably in Chemical Engineering). Masters or Ph.D desirable
    • 15-20+ years Facilities Surveillance Engineering and support experience with most (or significant number) of years in Upstream Oil and Gas supporting production operations
    • Field Experience with day-to-day operations support in upstream oil and gas with facilities engineering surveillance, process safety, production loss management, debottlenecking, opportunity identifications, MOC support, Opportunity progression, Crude/Water/Gas quality management; critical drawings stewardship
    • Field Troubleshooting knowledge and skills in broad range of areas besides process such as machinery, instrumentation/controls
    • Process engineering/simulation experience
    • Experience with water and gas treatment, water injection
    • International work experience. Experience in Middle-east preferred
    • Willingness to spend considerable time in Iraq on-site



    • Leadership and Mentoring skills
    • Communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong knowledge of upstream oil and gas processing unit operations
    • Knowledge of industry standards that apply to oil and gas processing
    • Experienced in risk assessment techniques, including HAZOP reviews
    • Knowledge in use of HYSYS and Pipephase/Pipesim or equivalent facilities software tools
    • Knowledge and skills in critical documentation management

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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