Jobs at WoodGroup PSN

We are the largest brownfield oil and gas service company in the world so there are always opportunities for the best people to fast track their careers through understanding and living the company’s core values
    We have operations globally so your career has the ability
to bring you to some of the most interesting places in the world
    Our training and competence teams will provide you with the tools and ability to progress your career

Chief Strategy Officer
Location: Lagos
Experience: 7 year(s)
Course of Study: Economics
Required Grade:
Principal Process Engineer

Wood Group Kenny Ireland leads the offshore oil and gas industry with over 30 years experience in the design and delivery of cutting-edge engineering and software solutions. We combine our engineering experience with innovative thinking to bring an advanced subsea engineering capability to our global portfolio of clients. Our products and services are offered through a network of offices located in the key oil and gas centres around the world. Wood Group MCS Kenny employs over 200 people worldwide with our head office located in Galway, Ireland and other offices in Aberdeen, Houston, Rio de Janeiro, Perth, Paris, Norway and London.

We are part of the Wood Group - an international energy services company with $6.1bn sales, more than 39,000 employees and operations in more than 50 countries and so offer significant local and international career development opportunities. We are an Engineers Ireland CPD (Continuing Professional Development) accredited employer.

Wood Group Mustang has established a worldwide reputation for quality engineering, design, project management, and construction management services to the oil and gas; refining and chemical; pipeline; automation and control; and process and manufacturing industries. Performing with energy, innovation, excellence and quality, Wood Group Mustang provides a full range of services for offshore structures and onshore production facilities, pipeline projects and non-energy process and industrial facilities.

Wood Group PSN is a global provider of pre-operations, hook up & commissioning, operations & maintenance, engineering, construction, project management, training and decommissioning services to the energy industry. Employing over 29,000 people in more than 35 countries, Wood Group PSN offers high integrity, brownfield services that support customers to optimise performance, maintain production, reduce operating costs and provide integrity assurance.

EthosEnergy, a joint venture between Wood Group and Turbocare, is a leading independent service provider of rotating equipment services and solutions to the power, oil & gas and industrial markets. Globally, these services include power plant engineering, procurement and construction; facility operations & maintenance; design, manufacture and application of engineered components, upgrades and re-rates; repair, overhaul and optimization of gas and steam turbines, generators, pumps, compressors and other high-speed rotating equipment.

Wood Group Kenny

Wood Group Kenny provides a seamless service for the design and management of subsea facilities, pipelines, marine renewable energy and all-of-facility integrity management, materials engineering and corrosion management projects worldwide.  We have an organisation that is structured to promote discipline excellence within our individual companies with the capability to assemble, anywhere in the world, a multi-disciplinary, combined project team to perform a concept, FEED or detail design engineering work scope.

We are part of the Wood Group - an international energy services company with $6.1bn sales, more than 39,000 employees and operations in more than 50 countries and so offer significant local and international career development opportunities. We are an Engineers Ireland CPD (Continuing Professional Development) accredited employer.

Our constituent businesses include:

J P Kenny

J P Kenny is one of the world’s largest independent and most innovative pipeline and subsea engineering and project management companies.  Over thirty years, the company has forged long-term working relationships with the majority of the oil and gas industry’s leading operators, helping them to achieve the best technical economic business solutions.


Wood Group Integrity Management provides all-of-facility integrity management, through-life solutions, materials engineering and corrosion management services worldwide. We specialise in materials, corrosion, coatings, cathodic protection, welding, risk/integrity and relevant training services.

MCS Kenny

MCS Kenny is a world leader in compliant riser design with an extensive track record across all riser types and water depths.  This includes flexible risers, steel catenary risers, hybrid steel-flexible risers, and top tensioned risers for both floating production and floating drilling platforms.  The company also provides advanced structural analysis and technology development capabilities for subsea and pipeline facilities to complement and support the design and project management capabilities of J P Kenny.  In this latter service area, the company is currently at the forefront of pipeline and geotechnical modeling for the Arctic frontier.

Wood Group is an international energy services company with around $7bn sales, employing about 40,000 people worldwide and operating in more than 50 countries. The Group is built on our Core Values and has three businesses – Wood Group PSN, Wood Group Kenny and Wood Group Mustang – providing a range of engineering, production support, and maintenance management services to the oil & gas, and power generation industries worldwide
Brief Description                               
We are currently recruiting for a Principal Process Engineer on a 6/2 rotational basis located at our onshore office in Lagos, Nigeria . The successful candidate will be accountable for the staff and support arm of the Wood Group Dover (Lagos) Office.
Detailed Description                        

Responsible for study, design, and specification and services related to process plants such as ammonia, ethylene,
mineral processing, specialty chemicals, refined products, oil and gas production, forest products and water. Responsible for heat and material balance, the development of process flow diagrams, piping and instrument diagrams, system design parameters, and design or rating of equipment and apparatus such as heat exchangers, vessels, reactors, etc. May also be responsible for development of process simulators and advanced controls/process optimization.

Principal  Responsibilities:
With Local autonomy, establishes and maintains the technical standards within the discipline. Sets strategic and tactical direction with regard to policy/procedures, work force staffing, and budgeting. Participates in decisions regarding the acquisition and execution of engineering and/or Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) contracts, and supporting business acquisitions & preparation of technical proposals. This is a management level position with full responsibility for hiring decisions, staffing levels, budgets, salary administration, and career development of assigned personnel within an engineering discipline. May supervise several subordinate supervisors or team leaders, including discipline lead engineers on EPC projects.
Job Requirements                               
    A broad range of Process Engineering skills particularly in the oil and gas processing industry in both the onshore and offshore environment. Well versed with national/international standards.
    Be able to create results and a local organization in line with corporate vision, through sharing of engineering knowledge within the region and creation of the engineering people of the future in the African Region.
    Good English spoken & written and clear communicator
    Excellent presentation skills
    Good Interviewing Techniques and Skills                                                                  
    Team Player
    Excellent Coaching and Mentoring
    Sharing Lessons Learned between Regional Projects
    Local Negotiation and problem Solving
    Focused Drive
    Trusted Influence
    Systems Thinking
    Willing to Travel (Africa)
    No Visa Restrictions
    Extensive experience in engineering (onshore and offshore projects)
    Performing a similar role in the past an advantage and involved in developing of engineering offices from inception.              
    Knowledge of WGPSNNVG Management System
    Licensed/Chartered Professional Engineer (advantage) with associated undergraduate Degree in Engineering.
How To Apply                   
Please quote job reference IRC121070 in all correspondence relating to this position.

Internal applicants must discuss their application with their line manager prior to applying.