Field Engineer – Control Systems in Abu Zaby [Abu Dhabi], United Arab Emirates

at Wood Group PSN

Engineering / Technology
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Detailed Description              
  • Provide input to construction estimates as and when required.
  • Review design documents and provide constructability input to designs. Participate in module review resolving constructability challenges.
  • Produce sequenced Job cards, Test and Inspection Matrices, and compile workpacks that detail all construction activities.
  • Provide Construction Method Statements and input to Engineering as required.
  • Ensure that Service Orders are raised on Specialist Vendors and that mobilisation dates are scheduled in line with planned dates.
  • Ensure that Fabrication Purchase Orders are raised in line with scheduled dates.
  • Ensure that all Materials, Tools and Equipment, including those of Specialist Vendors are mobilised in line with planned dates.
  • Provide input to Asset Plans as required.
  • Interface with other coordinators to develop the most economical construction methods and techniques.
  • Trouble-shooting the design, identifying and resolving issues with engineering and/or fabricator by raising and resolution of Site/Technical Queries.
  • Liaise with Construction Supervisors on day to day issues.
  • Completing and reviewing as-built documentation.
  • To attend daily/weekly progress meetings and generate status reports for the In-country focal point.


Job Requirements              

Technical / Business Skills:

  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Highly motivated and self reliant
  • Confident and assertive
  • Problem solver
  • Open thinker and innovator
  • Willingness to share knowledge and support others
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Proficient with MS Office suite (Excel/Word)


Interpersonal Skills:

  • Sound organisational skills
  • Clear communicator with good interpersonal skills
  • An active listener with the ability to focus on customer requirements



  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction activities in relation to Control and Safeguarding Systems works.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Procurement, Fabrication, Construction, Pre-commissioning, and Commissioning Practices in Oil & Gas Industry.
  • Ability to review engineering design drawings and undertake constructability reviews of the design.
  • Ability to read and understand P&ID’s.
  • Familiarity with relevant international codes and standards.
  • Awareness of Oil & Gas related HSEQ safe working practices and procedures


Business & Industry Experience:    

  • Experience in oil and gas facility construction and commissioning
  • Proven capability in an engineering design company
  • Previous experience of pre-commissioning and commissioning is preferred
  • 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 / HND / Diploma in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Membership of a recognised professional institute is preferred
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