Senior Automation & Control Technnical Professional
Company: Wood
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Professional, Management, Engineering, Energy, Administrative / Clerical
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 5/10/2019

We are currently recruiting for an Automation Technical Professional - Sr. Level to be located at our Wood office in Houston, TX. 


Wood Automation and Control is the largest vendor-independent system integrator in the world with proven stability for more than 20 years.  We pride ourselves on solving real-world problems for our clients by providing full engineering, consulting, procurement and construction services to our customers across the globe.   Our automation teams work on hands-on projects that span the full spectrum - from small integration projects to Main Automation Contractor programs for large, multi-EPC projects.


At this time, we will only consider applications from citizens of the UNITED STATES or those with the required permit/VISA for this region, in place.


The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Lead Automation Engineering efforts for the design and implementation of automation systems for oil & gas and process industry projects (greenfield and brownfield migrations), directly interfacing with our clients.
  • Provide technical supervision of automation project teams including guidance and expertise for all phases of automation projects, front-end engineering through detailed design, configuration, implementation, startup and commissioning.
  • Travel expected to customer locations for project implementation (25-50%). 

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.



Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering preferred, will also consider Technical Diploma with equivalent Experience.
  • Professional Engineering License highly desirable.
  • 15+ years of industry experience with 5 years of experience in a lead automation engineering role, supervising, leading and guiding automation design and implementation projects. 
  • High level of hands-on experience with DCS and SIS systems (DCS: Honeywell TDC-2000, TDC-3000, Experion PKS, Yokogawa and/or DeltaV; SIS: Triconex, FSC, Safety Manager) as well as experience with PLC platforms (Allen Bradley).
  • Experience in control systems integration with an operating company, systems vendor or engineering services provider for onshore or offshore oil & gas / energy industry projects. 
  • Experience with Front-End Engineering (FEED) phases, implementation, systems testing, start-up and commissioning of automation projects in the aforementioned industries. 
  • Strong background and hands-on experience with multiple systems platforms, operating systems and the interactions between systems, system hardware and architecture.
  • Proficient knowledge of P&IDs and instrumentation/control equipment.
  • Proficient knowledge of the principles of relational databases, application interfaces, and Human Machine Interface design and implementation. 
  • Expert written and verbal communication skills



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.


Houston, TX
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