Senior Project Engineer in Abu Zaby [Abu Dhabi], United Arab Emirates

at Wood Group PSN

Engineering / Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Primary Role: 

To promote safe behaviour at all times. 

To help manage and engineer a multi-discipline project through detail design, construction, commissioning, handover, and close-out. 

To ensure that the project is completed within schedule and cost budgets to the specified level of quality. 

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 the project within schedule, cost, and quality standards. 

To develop the project Scope of Work in order to define the required deliverables. 

To establish an effective document management system for the project. 

To ensure that effective business controls are applied throughout the project and in accordance with stated requirements. Controls will apply to all HSE, commercial, financial, quality, integrity, and schedule issues. 

To be responsible for the management of all project reporting, interface definition and management, plus liaison with Client project engineers. 

To ensure that technical integrity is fully maintained and that all deviations to project standards/procedures are formally recorded and approved. 

To identify and cost or schedule reduction opportunities and ensure that these are pursued wherever appropriate. 

To manage and report both budget and schedule on a weekly and monthly basis. 

To be responsible for the management of all project audit reports, and ensuring that all audit action items are closed-out in a timely manner. 

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 


Job Requirements 

Technical / Business Skills: 

Shall have a strong commitment to safety 

Shall have sound supervisory and organisational skills 

Shall be an active listener with the ability to focus on customer requirements 

Shall have the ability to develop, interact, and motivate the project team based upon a matrix type organisation. 

Shall have hands-on experience of planning software tools such a Primavera P6 or equivalent. 

Shall be PC literate in MS Office applications 

Shall be fluent in both spoken and written English language. 

Interpersonal Skills: 

Highly motivated and self-reliant 

Confident and assertive 

Problem solver 

Open thinker and innovator 

Clear communicator with a willingness to share knowledge and support others 

Flexible and adaptable 


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: 

Shall have worked previously as a single-point responsible project engineer for several medium sized Oil & Gas projects. 

Previous extensive experience in design, construction, and general project engineering in the oil and gas industry 

Previous experience of project cost control and planning systems. 

Previous experience in a 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 

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