Principal Instrument Engineer

  • Job Reference: 679012835-2
  • Date Posted: 6 August 2022
  • Employer: Wood
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering and Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Due to Forthcoming Projects Wood are currrently recruititng for a Principal Instrument Engineer with extensive Oil & Gas experience to join our Team in Aberdeen.

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.

Process Ownership:

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.

Subject Matter Expertise:

Technically competent in own discipline and actively maintains own competence according standards and pursues continuous professional development.

Provide discipline support to the business.

Ensuring learning opportunities are captured and realized.

Knowledge of relevant regulatory framework and legislation.

Proficient in scope definition.


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.

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.

Skills / Qualifications

Communicate and co-operate with external stakeholders including: industry bodies, academia, vendors, client interface (as appropriate and requested).

MSc, MEng or equivalent professional qualification or BSc, BEng or equivalent with extensive relevant experience.

Chartered Engineer or recognized equivalent

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

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.