• Automation and Control Discipline Technical Authority - Systems and Networks

    Requisition ID
    2019-39473
    Work Location
    US-TX-Houston
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Automation
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
     
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Discipline Technical Authority for Systems and Networks within the Automation and Control business unit.

    This is a technical leadership within the organization, to provide Community of Practice leadership for the design and implementation of Process Control and Safety Systems computing and network infrastructures.  The position includes the following responsibilities:

    • Identification, qualification, development and vetting of Subject Matter Experts (SME) and expertise in the practice area
    • Succession Planning for Technical Leadership positions
    • Sponsor, schedule and / or plan in-house training, utilizing staff SMEs and outside vendors
    • Support project Technical Assurance (cold-eyes reviews, technical audits)
    • Provide Technical rulings or recommendations when required to resolve conflict of opinion in practice area
    • Support organizational competency management
      • Develop minimum competency criteria
      • Assist in competency evaluations
    • Maintain organizational currency on applicable industry codes and standards in practice area
    • Develop standards, processes and procedures in area of practice
    • Act as technical consultant in practice area for projects and Business Development

    Skills / Qualifications

    • 10 years’ minimum experience architecting, designing, implementing and commissioning Process Control Systems.
    • Proven Subject Matter Expertise with at least one major Distributed Control System (DCS) platform, (e.g. Honeywell, Emerson DeltaV, Yokogawa, ABB, Rockwell, Siemens, Schneider).
    • An IT “Power User”, including database applications, IT hardware and software infrastructure
    • Strong knowledge of “Industrial IT” and networking, standards and practices, Local and Wide Area networks and industrial protocols
    • Established experience in design, setup, implementation and maintenance of Virtualized computer systems for Industrial Control Systems application (VMware, vSphere, etc.)
    • Familiar with cloud-based Virtualization platforms (e.g. Azure)
    • Familiar with principles of Industrial Cybersecurity
    • Familiar with data-centric design principles and practices
    • Established communication, mentoring and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to lead teams and network across a broad geographic organization
    • Experience developing and writing standards of practice, specifications and procedures
    • Experience with all Microsoft Office products, including Excel and Visio

     

    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  www.woodplc.com  

     

    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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