PTW Coordinator

Job Overview


Wood is currently recruiting for a PTW Coordinator   (Iraqi local nationals only) this position, and work pattern is 4 weeks ON X 4 weeks OFF, we can only consider applications from local Iraqi nationals residing in Basra and surrounding areas.

Previous experience in the oil and gas industry, preferably in a safety-related or permit to work coordination role, In-depth knowledge of safety regulations and industry best practices, excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of a team, experienced in onshore Greenfield and brownfield project with a very good knowledge of rules, procedures and International Codes and Standards, strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with various stakeholders, Degree in engineering, health and safety, or a related field, Certification in industrial safety or risk management (an asset).



  • Responsible for coordinating and overseeing the entire permit to work process.
  • Ensuring strict adherence to safety requirements and operational procedures.
  • Strong understanding of safety regulations in the oil and gas industry, as well as communication and risk management skills.
  • Coordinate and oversee the permit to work process to ensure compliance with safety standards and operational procedures.
  • Ensure that workers understand and adhere to safety requirements associated with permits to work.
  • Collaborate with operational teams to safely plan and execute work activities.
  • Identify and assess potential risks associated with tasks and work activities and recommend corrective measures.
  • Provide training and support to employees on permit to work procedures and safety best practices.
  • Responsible for the daily coordination of the Permit to Work (PTW) system for start-up operations.
  • Maintain proper records of all permits and associated certificates raised in connection with operation and facility construction activities.
  • Actively engage with commissioning and facilities construction teams in the on-site monitoring and auditing of permit to work activities to ensure those activities are being conducted.
  • Provision of supervision, support and direction in all daily (PTW) activities to assure work is being carried in accordance with the CMS, permit to work and all other relevant procedures.
  • Assist with coordination and forward planning to ensure that all permit requirements are pre-planned ready for start of next day’s work.
  • Taking a lead role in ensuring the SIMOPS is not compromised by the issue of conflicting permits
  • Tracks work permits through the entire life cycles from initiation to completion/close-out.
  • Ensure record-keeping requirements are met. Maintains daily permit log, listing permit types of issues, location and scope of work.
  • Facilitate and participate in higher level PTW audits.
  • Attend all PTW & SIMOPS meetings.
  • reading and understanding P&IDs (Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams), SLDs (Single Line Diagrams), and any other relevant documents when performing isolation work to ensure safety, ensure that isolations are properly planned, executed, and controlled.


  • Support and enforce project guidelines and Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) objectives.
  • Attend HSE meetings and training when necessary.
  • Participate in or lead Job Safety Analysis, make suggestions, stop dangerous situations, and report anomalies, accidents, and incidents.

The Phase 1 will restore, upgrade, and develop the current plant (CPF1) including: Restoration of initial CPF1 capacity; building a new export pipeline (24”, ~30km); restoration of CPF1 integrity and operability (dated 2008); flaring reduction by Q1/Q2 2026 and released water; development of new flowlines, pads, and electrification network for approximately 30 new wells; debottlenecking of the plant; upgrade of the Safety and Security facilities.


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