Senior Project Engineer

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Job Overview


Wood is looking to hire a Senior Project Engineer, an expat rotational role, based in Iraq on 28/28 rotation.

Primary Role:

  • To deliver specific work packages within budget and on schedule
  • To lead the team and direct work as required
  • To manage related procurement activities
  • To ensure that the work scopes are delivered to meet the asset operational needs.
  • To participate in all project safety and design reviews as necessary.
  • To ensure that all work is completed without compromise to quality and is delivered according to the project schedule.
  • To drive interface management, liaising with the Client’s Engineering, Operations and Maintenance staff as required to ensure a consistent approach to project completion
  • To promote safe behaviour at all times.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that own actions plus those of the project team are conducted in accordance with the HSE management system.
  • To have single point responsibility for the efficient delivery of work scopes within schedule, cost, and quality standards.
  • To develop the project Scope of Work in order to define the required deliverables.
  • To be responsible for the management of all project reporting, interface definition and management, plus liaison with team members
  • To ensure that technical integrity is fully maintained and that all deviations to project standards/procedures are formally recorded and approved.
  • To be responsible for highlighting and resolving project issues at the earliest opportunity.
  • To exercise control over manpower and material resources in order to complete the project within budget, schedule, quality, and HSE requirements.
  • To promote a planning – execute – measure – feedback methodology in project engineering.


Technical / Business Skills: 

  • Highly motivated and self-reliant
  • Confident and assertive
  • Problem solver
  • Open thinker and innovator
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Strong commitment to safety

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Sound supervisory and organizational skills
  • Clear communicator with good interpersonal skills
  • An active listener with the ability to focus on customer requirements
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English language.


  • Shall have proven capabilities in managing and motivating a multi-discipline team to deliver projects.
  • Shall be able to demonstrate sound commercial appreciation and judgement.
  • Shall be able to demonstrate sound general management skills in all aspects of project engineering
  • Shall be well organised and methodical.

Business & Industry Experience: 

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in design, construction, and general project delivery in the oil and gas industry
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Project Engineering or Project Engineering Management
  • Minimum of 6 years proven capability in an EPC company
  • Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred
  • Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage

Educational Attainments: 

  • Degree in a relevant engineering discipline (B.Sc./B.Eng./M.Sc.)
  • Membership of a recognised professional institute preferred


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.

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