Design Engineer Rotating in Al Ahmadi, Al Ahmadi, Kuwait

Our client, The Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), is implementing a major project, the Clean Fuel Project (CFP) which comprises the upgrade of two existing refineries The Clean Fuels Project is a major upgrade and expansion of the existing Mina Al - Ahmadi (MAA) and Mina Abdullah (MAB) refineries The objective is to increase the overall throughput by 264,000 bpsd to 800,000 bpsd, and to increase conversion of fuel oil to higher value products to meet expected market demand and specs for low Sulphur content transport fuels

Wood is currently hiring Design Engineer Rotating for the Clean Fuels Project in Kuwait. Duration of the role is approx. 12 months.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as a technical authority and subject matter expert
  • Preferred to have combined experience in Engineering and Operating Companies
  • Experience with selection, sizing, design and engineering
  • Prepared FEED, material requisition, offer evaluation and purchase requisitions
  • Knowledge of International Codes & Standards such as API, ASME and SHELL D.E.P.s.
  • A detailed understanding of pumps, compressors, steam turbines, HPRTs, gears, agitators, couplings, blowers, fans, etc.
  • Thorough knowledge of rotating equipment features and mechanical details, and their proper specification and application. Preferred to have carried out performance calculations and monitoring of major compressor and multi - stage pump packages in operating companies
  • Familiar with control system requirements and operations of compressor and multistage pump packages
  • Field engineering support for installation, pre commissioning, commissioning, start - up, preservation and quality control. Preferred to have experience in condition-based monitoring and machine analysis using vibration, frequency spectrum (Fast Fourier transform), and shock pulse techniques
  • Resolving site technical query, decision making, writing technical recommendations and letters, approving deviations, and changes, and resolve contractual conflicts
  • Inspection of the equipment for mechanical completion, punching and turnover
  • Review of pre - commissioning and commissioning procedures
  • Participation in mechanical run test, site acceptance test and various pre - commissioning and commissioning activities
  • Actively communicate with client, contractor and other disciplines
  • Exposure to international projects preferably in the Middle East with diversity and inclusion awareness, familiarity with related equipment vendors and their products


Skills / Qualifications

  • BSc Engineering
  • Minimum of 12 years experience in the oil and gas industries
  • Track record (over 8 years) experience in a PMC / EPC organization in the field of refinery / petrochemicals industries
  • Previous experience of handling commissioning of major projects of over US $500 Million each


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.  <web address removed>  



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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