• Poste
    Senior Consultant, Petrochemicals
    Référence recherche
    Lieu de travail
    Département / Discipline
    Génie conseil
  • Vision Générale / Responsabilités

    Wood is currently seeking a Senior Consultant, Petrochemicals to join our team in Houston, TX.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Plans, conducts and manages all process engineering activities in support of specific projects/contracts, from project initiation through acceptance of the final product by the customer
    • Has the responsibility to manage technical personnel and assigned clerical staff, manage budgetary and financial components and legal issues for assigned projects
    • Functions as a technical specialist developing applications, hypothesis, approaches and concepts which require extensive interpretation, judgment and ingenuity
    • Approves work plans and project schedules and assists in developing man-hour estimates and scoping efforts for proposals and projects
    • Independently plans, develops and executes large and/or technically complex engineering studies, projects or assignments with only administrative supervision and is responsible for technical quality and project execution management on projects assigned
    • Supports and carries out business development activities in relating to petrochemicals opportunities
    • Supports development and implementation of the petrochemicals strategy
    • Acts as Technical Authority (TA) for any of the following deliverables:
      • Process Simulations
      • Process Flow Diagrams (PFD’s) with Heat and Material Balances
      • Process Calculations
      • Process Datasheets
      • Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s)
      • Equipment Lists (with associated sizing calculations)
      • Line Lists (with associated sizing calculations and hydraulic calculations)
      • Investigations of technical items - documented in written reports and studies
      • Review and adherence to specifications, regulations, and standards
      • Engineering Design, Commissioning, Start-up, and Operating Manuals
    • Other Job functions include:
      • Participate in and/or Support safety meetings such as HAZID, HAZOP, SIL and other Safety Hazard Assessments
      • Coordination with other engineering and design disciplines and primary contact for project management team
      • Ensures that work products produced on projects assigned are in compliance with applicable codes and standards, practices and procedures, cost effective, safe and high quality
      • Coordinates with project manager progress reporting, budgets, schedules, work scope, variances and manpower loading on projects assigned
      • Oversee Performance Management (annual review feedback) of personnel assigned to the department

    Compétences / Qualifications

    • BS in Chemical Engineering is required; Masters or PhD in Chemical Engineering is preferred
    • PE (Professional Engineer) license preferred
    • 20+ years of experience in practice of Process Design
    • Minimum of 4 years supervisory experience in Process Manager (years of experience is less important than type, depth and breadth of experiences; demonstrated abilities and contribution to successful engineering project outcomes are given significant weight)
    • Extensive knowledge of industry standards and specifications, engineering and construction practices; Expected to be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in at least one area of Process Design
    • Demonstrates leadership skills and ability to effectively manage resources (personnel, equipment, materials facilities, funds and reputation)
    • Demonstrates skills in problem solving, team building and total quality management
    • Demonstrates a high degree of creativity and innovation needed to enhance competiveness
    • Demonstrates resourcefulness in managing multiple and constantly changing priorities
    • Experience developing and implementing project scheduling standards and procedures
    • Recognized as a technical expert in the process discipline and has knowledge of advanced principles and techniques of process engineering and knowledge of competing and alternative design techniques
    • Ability to understand deliverables from other engineering disciplines and provide Process support and review when requested
    • Solid awareness of trends and economic conditions affecting the technical field and understanding of internal economic factors affecting decisions (costs, margins, profit impact of decisions)
    • Ability to assist in developing engineering work processes and procedures along with serving as champion for product design and work process improvements
    • Ingenuity and initiative to coordinate problem resolution and to execute the schedule requirements, project scope, and budget within a team environment
    • Ensures that the work products produced by the process engineering group are in compliance with the applicable codes and standards and that department personnel are trained on and fully cognizant of these codes and standards
    • Develops and maintains the continuous improvement of assigned department technical standards, design guidelines, practices and procedures
    • Advanced computer skills with MS Office programs and experience with process simulation software (Hysys, PROII, or equivalent) particularly in providing practicality check based on past project experience
    • Demonstrates proficiency in mentoring, project planning, change management, progress management, interface management and final level of technical assurance
    • Superior communication and interpersonal skills for inter-departmental and external company interaction
    • Ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily
    • Works effectively with project team to provide assistance to Customers, other Engineering Disciplines, Equipment Suppliers and Commercial Group regarding process related information
    • Asks questions or seeks technical assistance when necessary only on extremely unusual or complex problems from company personnel or external experts
    • Ability to maintain regular attendance as per work schedule agreed with manager (may require working an adjusted work schedule based on project assigned and work overtime if warranted)
    • Prepares or supervises the preparation of technical evaluations of Licensor or Vendor proposals
    • Leads effective technical presentations and discussions with Customers, Vendors and internally within the organization when appropriate. Effective technical publication skills

    Work Environment


    • Typically spends 75% of time in an office environment
    • Travel may be required, both domestic and international for technical meetings/conferences, project meetings and/or visits to site, client’s office, production facility or industrial area
    • When visiting clients’ facilities, there may be environmental exposures including noise, fumes, outdoor or extreme weather conditions

    Physical Demands


    • While performing the duties of this job, is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear
    • Is occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, or crouch
    • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus
    • May need to drive, walk, climb stairs or ladders, and wear personal protective equipment (hard hat, protective foot gear, eye protection, other site-specific equipment)

    Présentation de l'entreprise / 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 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.


    Engagement pour la diversité

    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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