Subsea Systems and Controls Lead Engineer at Wood PLC

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently searching for a Subsea Controls Engineer with five (5) to ten (10) years experience in subsea controls to work on various projects for the Subsea Controls group in Houston, TX office. The principal objective is to ensure that the objectives of the Subsea Controls Group and its Customers are performed to a satisfactory high standard and that specific work tasks are performed safely, effectively and in compliance with their specified objectives. In such, the Subsea Controls Engineer shall be conversant in subsea production operations and provide a technical focal point for the Customer, Subsea Contractor(s), Suppliers / Vendors and other internal departments.

The ideal candidate will be someone with recent subsea controls experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Directing and assisting with Concept, PreFeed, Feed and detailed engineering

  • Estimate costs and timing to bring the project to execution

  • Directing and assisting with ensuring project compliance with specifications and regulations

  • Directing and assisting with the development of specification and selection of subsea control systems and distribution equipment (SUTA, SDU, EFL, STFL, etc.)

  • Directing and assisting in development of testing, installation, operation and maintenance procedures

  • Developing and/or reviewing topsides integration schematics

  • Developing and/or reviewing subsea distribution drawings

  • Developing and/or reviewing subsea electrical, fiber, hydraulic and chemical schematics

  • Developing and/or reviewing interlocks, and programming cause and effect spreadsheets

  • Developing and/or reviewing alarm rationalization manual

  • Witnessing hardware FATs and Subsea Software FATs

  • Risk assessment and HAZID responsibilities

  • Progress reporting and monitoring responsibilities

  • Acting as a Customer Site (Engineering) Representative as may be required

  • Assist with training new engineers

  • Contribute to lesson learned exercises

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, other disciplines will be considered with relevant experience

  • 5-10 years experience (recent) as a subsea controls engineer; knowledge of MCS/SPCU is a plus

  • Willingness to travel to Operator or Supplier site and offshore if required

  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken) with the ability to interface directly with clients and internal departments

  • Strong time-management and organizational skills

  • Excellent MS Office Suite knowledge

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 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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