Automation Engineer

Job Description

  • Participate in Automation Engineering projects for the design and implementation of automation systems for oil gas and process industry projects (greenfield and brownfield migrations),  
  • Engage in all phases of automation projects, front-end engineering through detailed design, configuration and implementation.

Skills / Qualifications  

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering preferred, will also consider Technical Diploma with equivalent Experience.  
  • 5 years of industry experience with a focus on automation design and implementation projects.  
  • High level of hands-on experience with the Yokogawa Centum VP DCS platform and/or the Yokogawa ProSafe SIS platform. Experience with other DCS and SIS platforms (e.g. DCS:, DeltaV, ModV, ABB 800XA, Honeywell TDC-2000, TDC-3000, Experion PKS, ; SIS: Triconex, FSC, Safety Manager) or experience with PLC platforms (Allen Bradley, etc.) is preferred.
  • Experience in control systems integration with an operating company, systems vendor or engineering services provider for onshore or offshore oil gas / energy industry projects.  
  • Background and hands-on experience with systems platforms, operating systems and the interactions between systems, system hardware and architecture.  
  • Proficient knowledge of PIDs 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
  • Proficient in the use of the English language.  

Key Skills

Engineering services; Procurement; Automation; Front end; Operating systems; Consulting; Instrumentation; EPC; human machine interface; SIS

About Company

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment,  helping to unlock solutions to some of the worlds most critical challenges. We provide consulting,  projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries,  employing around 45, 000 people

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