Instrumentation & Controls Advisor

Job Expired

Job Overview


Wood is currently looking for Instrumentation and Controls Advisor to support our team in Iraq Basra rotational 4X4 Weeks

  • Strong knowledge of DCS (Distributed Control Systems), PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers), SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), and SIS (Safety Instrumented Systems).
  • Integrate control systems with existing and new infrastructure.
  • Implement advanced control strategies to optimize production and ensure safety.
  • Identifying anomalies  during  testing and  operation;  analyze and  propose corrective actions
  • Participate in HAZOP (Hazard and Operability) studies and risk assessments.
  • Generate, report, analyze ICSS required key performance indicators
  • Liaise between Operations and Maintenance for planning integrity and/or maintenance activities (i.e. transmitter or relay calibration)
  • Provide technical oversight and endorsement to proposed changes to the facilities ICSS
  • Identify and track status of required critical spare parts as needed
  • Technical approval of Instrument and Controls maintenance procedures
  • Preparation  of   design   proposals,  cost   estimates   and justification   for CAPEX/OPEX projects
  • Manage external vendors and suppliers who provide services to maintain or repair ICSS
  • Manage/support Instrumentation and Controls related projects including appropriate prioritization of the opportunity
  • Develop, maintain, and implement continuous improvement of the governing maintenance plans for the scope of ICSS equipment
  • Assist in maintaining  ICSS program manuals  as needed
  • Experience with SIL studies
  • Assist or lead root cause failure analysis
  • Experience of working on custody transfer metering and calibrations



  • Bachelors in Engineering required preferably in Instrumentation and Controls
  • 10+ years as I&C Engineer in oil & gas upstream operations
  • Advanced knowledge of:
  • Instrumentation engineering principles, theories, and concepts
  • Applicable codes, standards, and trade practices
  • Third party package interfaces and vendor packages
  • RCFA related trainings/certifications
  • Willing to spend time in the field working with operations and maintenance personnel
  • Strong Analytical skills

Good Communication skills

  • Good English speaking skill.
  • Interpersonal skills and Team Work
  • Good computer skills
  • Quality conscience with the proper attention to detail



  • Familiarity or experience with the following systems desired
  • work management system, integrity management system
  • MICC related systems (DCS, ESSDS and F&G systems


Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 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.

  • This job has expired!