Senior Fire Protection Engineer

05 Apr 2019
04 May 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is currently looking for a Senior Fire Protection Engineer to work on the engineering and project management services at our office in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. This position will be hired on a permanent, full-time basis. We are committed to developing the strategic Process Engineering capability of our Al-Khobar office, so we are looking to hire high-level technical expert in the fields of Fire Protection relevant to upstream and downstream facilities. The successful candidate will assist in the full work scope of our current and future projects
  • Shall have extensive design experience with water-based suppression systems, clean agent suppression systems, fire water pumps, fire water distribution systems, fire water storage tanks, foam suppression systems, hydrants, monitors, and fire extinguishers
  • Shall have experience in the oil / gas, hydrocarbon, refinery, offshore, or infrastructure industries and is recognized as a specialist in a specific engineering field on large to mega projects
  • Must have thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, international codes and standards, procedures, and specifications
  • Prepare and review engineering studies, design drawings and documents, and material and equipment specifications
  • Provide guidance to the project / Design & Engineering work
  • Resolves Engineering issues by applying accepted principles, codes and standards
  • Support engineering activities to Wood Conceptual / FEED / Detailed Design projects
  • Finalizing all discipline deliverables for assigned projects
  • Planning and scheduling of discipline deliverables and activities including man-hour estimation when requested, requesting personnel as identified by the plan, and supervision of discipline personnel on the Projects
  • Reviews the Basis of Design (BOD) & Project Execution Plan (PEP) as well as all Client provided data for assigned projects
  • Coordination with all disciplines (as necessary) in the preparation and development of the deliverables and ensuring those other disciplines' inputs are incorporated for the assigned projects
  • Ensures the submission of all drawings requiring squad check to the respective discipline / disciplines
  • Day to day coordination with Lead for smooth progress of development of project Deliverables
  • Prepares enquiry requisitions
  • Evaluates bids & prepares technical bid evaluations & provides input to joint purchase recommendation
  • Prepares bid clarification questions and handles responses, and coordinates / chairs technical aspects of bid clarification meetings
  • Updates datasheets and specifications for purchase
  • Reviews all vendor data, solicits specific input from affected disciplines, and returns comments on 'coded' documents within the allocated timeframe
  • Reports on work status / problem areas / needs on a weekly basis
  • Familiarity with quality control systems in engineering design

Skills / Qualifications
  • BS Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering. Mechanical science degree with specialization in fluid dynamics is also acceptable
  • 10 years' experience in design
  • 2 - 3 years' experience in supervision
  • Professional Registration or equivalent registration is preferred
  • Process design and / or operations support experience is highly regarded
  • Excellent report-writing and communication skills are essential
  • Membership with a recognized professional body
  • Demonstrated experience in the oil and gas industry, with most of this in a multidiscipline design environment
  • Experience in the development processes employed with the oil and gas industry with particular experience in identification and screening of development concepts and FEED
  • Familiar with project execution and regulatory issues
  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable design standards

Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. 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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