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

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Job Description

Wood is currently recruiting for a Project Deveopment Engineer (Iraqi local nationals only) this position, and work pattern is 5/2 basis as such, we can only consider applications from local Iraqi nationals residing in Basra and surrounding areas.

This is a highly strategic role within the department and the ideal candidate will be at Principal or Lead level in their career with extensive years of experience within the industry in a similar role.

The Project Deveopment Engineer would work in the Operations Technical department and would be involved in day to day operations support for management.


  • Maintain the WQ-1 projects register with status
  • Coordinate the prioritization of project opportunities working with WQ-1 leadership
  • Work in a multifunctional team to evaluate project development alternatives
  • Assess and evaluate cost effective technologies
  • Select the concept and execution plan that best satisfy business objectives
  • Develop cost and schedule estimates
  • Advance the Projects through a gated process
  • Define the Project Objectives and Strategies
  • Develop the business justification
  • Develop Technical Basis
  • Support Projects to develop the Execution Basis
  • Works with Operations to develop the Operations Basis
  • Coordinate with 3 rd party engineering support, if required, to evaluate development opportunities
  • Monitor and follow-up on approvals
  • Lead project development until handover to executing organization
  • Oversee the progression of projects to completion in some cases


  • Engineering degree in Chemical/Mechanical or equivalent
  • 5-10 years of Oil and Gas Experience. Lesser than 5 years will be considered for exceptional candidates
  • Experience with project planning/execution
  • Excellent academic background
  • Strong Knowledge of oil and production facilities
  • Understanding of the principles of cost estimating preferred
  • Good teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational, coordination, planning, and interface skills
  • Strong communication skills in English required
  • Strong Time Management skills
  • Recent engineering graduates or students graduating shortly with exceptional academic accomplishment may apply

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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