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4 months ago
Location: Aberdeen
Job type: Permanent
Category: General Engineering Jobs

Principal Instrument Designer
Requisition ID :2019-65372
Work Location :GB-Aberdeenshire-Aberdeen
Department / Discipline : Instrumentation Engineering
Position Type : Staff / Permanent

Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)

Oil & Gas

Overview / Responsibilities

Due to the potential award of new contracts Wood is currently recruiting for a Principal Instrument Designer based in Aberdeen with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry.

Responsibilities -

* Contribute to the delivery of Engineering excellence
* Managing and leading teams
* Definition and approval of technical scopes
* Providing technical expertise to the business
* Executing assigned scopes of work
* Provides coaching and mentoring for direct reports
* Actively supports recruitment, selection, transfers and promotion of resources to meet succession and business plans
* Support the development and retention of motivated and competent people
* Ensures competence of deputies
* Manages performance of direct reports
* Adhere to and comply with relevant discipline specific procedures and provide feedback for continuous improvement
* Monitor compliance with competence standards
* Participate in incident investigations as required
* Set performance expectations for direct reports.
* Technically competent in own discipline and actively maintains own competence according to standards and pursues continuous professional development
* Provide discipline support to the business
* Ensuring learning opportunities are captured and realised
* Knowledge of relevant regulatory framework and legislation
* Proficient in scope definition
* Deputising for Lead as required
* Supporting and supervising tasks delegated to direct reports / respective team
* Management of key stakeholders in the execution and delivery of contracted activities
* Manage and direct resources efficiently and effectively
* Perform the role of Technical Authority when appointed to do so
* Establish and maintain effective working relationships and communicate across the project/contract interfaces
* Engage with inter-discipline community and promote discipline including: networking/knowledge sharing.
* Communicate and co-operate with external stakeholders including: industry bodies, academia, vendors, client interface (as appropriate and requested)

Skills / Qualifications

Skills and Qualifications

* HNC/HND or equivalent professional qualification with extensive relevant experience
* Chartered Engineer or recognised equivalent
* Intellectually capable, can substantiate the ability to apply theory in a practical context
* Professional demeanour, interpersonal skills
* Able to demonstrate a level of team working skills
* Enthusiastic, conscientious and keen to learn
* Flexible with a can-do attitude
* Provide strong leadership in promoting, demonstrating and being a role model for company core values and ethics policy and the leadership framework
* Competent in forecast planning for people resources
* Competent in people interviewing, selection, communication and management including performance management
* Competent in implementation and execution of standards and processes to effect delivery of engineering excellence
* Monitors compliance with standards and processes to assure operational delivery
* Competent in knowledge of regulatory framework and associated legislation
* Competent in own particular area of expertise to provide support to the business
* Demonstrate current knowledge with industry and technology development within area of expertise
* Demonstrate continual professional development
* Communication in written and spoken forms
* Expert in the Operations Excellence Framework (OEF)
* Lead audit and incident investigations
* Project management
* Mediator and financial and commercial awareness

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.

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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