Amec Foster Wheeler Senior Project Control Engineer in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Wood is currently looking for a Senior Project Control Engineer to work on the engineering and project management services for an Unconventional Gas Development Program in Saudi Arabia. We are committed to managing the program from our Al-Khobar office where the project management team will be based for the duration of the contract. This represents an excellent development opportunity for individuals interested to work in Saudi Arabia, with most assignments expected to be for at least one year’s duration with the opportunity of further extension for the right candidates.

We have been awarded contracts by our client for the provision of engineering and project management services for their Unconventional Gas Development Program. The program covers current field development in 3 different parts of Saudi Arabia with potential further field developments to be added later as the Program develops and expands. The Unconventional Gas development program is focused on increasing gas production via the development of shale gas and tight gas resources in the Kingdom. The new sources of gas are intended to displace middle and heavy distillate fuels currently used in power generation within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • Review and understand all relevant documents and conditions pertaining to the project as they affect your role

  • Support development of any job specific project control procedures for approval

  • Support the maintenance of the manpower projection plan for the project control team and liaise with the Manager, Project Control and Chief Engineers to ensure that the project is provided with sufficient resources at the required level

  • Support cost and schedule updates and communicated to the project team

  • Support the effective Change Control mechanisms and ensure that agreed changes are reflected in Budgets and Schedules

  • Liaise with other departments to ensure that information affecting schedule and cost is continually updated and that project control objectives are known

  • Maintain both time and cost trend performance indicators and statistics

  • Analyze and compare both schedule and cost information and relating conclusions such that management control action is alerted at the right time

  • Review overall job status and recommending corrective action where necessary

  • Review actual progress against planned progress, particularly with regard to manpower levels, productivity, performance metrics and payment

  • Liaise with other team leaders at all meetings relative to project operations, to ensure that information affecting schedule and cost is continually up-dated

  • Coordinate final job statistics and analysis of the effectiveness of procedures for possible improvement on future projects

  • Provide feedback on key project issues to Department Management team on a timely basis

  • Degree qualification, ideally in an Engineering discipline

  • A minimum of ten years’ experience in a similar position

  • A pro-active approach to solving problems and getting the job done

  • Excellent communication skills, self-motivated, energetic and tenacious

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Candidates who apply for this position should be able to show experience of organizational skills, interpersonal skills, an eagerness for learning and self-motivation

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 55,000 people, with revenues of around $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. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard to the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2017-19988

Name: Fixed Term

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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