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  • Full Time
  • Basra, Al-Basra Governorate, Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.



Wood is currently looking for a Construction Engineer (E&I) to strengthen our team in Basra, Iraq to work on 6 weeks on / 2 weeks off rotation.

  • To liaise with the Client’s In-Country Team.
  • Trouble-shooting the design, identifying, and resolving issues with Construction Contractor by raising and resolution of Site/Technical Queries.
  • Liaise with Construction Supervisors on day-to-day issues.
  • Ensure compliance with E&I related workpack for project execution at site. Raise query (if any) on workpack to engineering team proactively.
  • Completing and reviewing as-built documentation.
  • To attend daily/weekly progress meetings and generate status reports as requested.
  • Review and acceptance of final E&I system handover documentation on behalf of the project.
  • Plan, assist in direction and execution of E&I work, including equipment in the field, to meet project objectives.
  • Maintains first-level quality assurance to confirm that the installations of all electrical and instrumentation equipment and support systems in accordance with the plans, specifications, and industry standards.
  • Assist construction personnel with general technical details.
  • Ensures that all FAT / SAT and other tests and inspections are performed, witnessed, and documented in accordance with approved procedures.
  • Collaborates with construction management to eliminate any hazards associated with the work that may adversely affect the environment or the safety or health of employees.
  • Interpret equipment vendor drawings and manuals, P&ID’s, Schematic diagrams, interconnection diagrams, loop diagrams, layout drawings, cable schedule, cause & effect diagrams, typical installation and hook-up diagrams.
  • Provides resolution for technical engineering problems, coordinates application of solutions.
  • Provide support on material availability to the construction contractor, liaise with material coordinator and engineering team (as required).
  • Able to review construction method statements, ITPs, MTCs, check lists.
  • Provide required support during pre-commissioning and commissioning activities. Previous experience of Control Systems, pre-commissioning and commissioning is required.
  • Ensure project schedules are being met.
  • Interact with all subcontractors during construction phase of a project.


  • BSc, BEng or equivalent in Instrumentation or Electrical
  • 10+ year of relevant experience in oil & gas industry.
  • Electrical or Instrumentation Background.
  • Sound supervisory and organizational skills.
  • Clear communicator with good interpersonal skills.
  • An active listener with the ability to focus on customer requirements.
  • Able to motivate the EPC contractor on the importance of safety.
  • Familiar with ISO and OHSAS standards.

About Us

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 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.

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