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Working at Wood Group inspires passion and pride.

To help employees meet and exceed career goals, we offer them a supportive, stimulating environment with opportunities to see the world, sharpen their skill set, and broaden their horizons professionally. We offer a truly rewarding place to build a career. Following are a few brief stories from employees who enjoy their careers with us—let them tell you about their experiences at Wood Group first-hand.

Travis Melvin

Travis Melvin

Business Acquisition Intern, Wood Group PSN, Houston
I strongly believe there is always room for innovation and I intend on learning as much as I can about my industry in an effort to make processes more efficient.

Sergio Nauffal Monsalve

Sergio Nauffal Monsalve

Engineer, Energéticos, Bogotá
I have always thought people need to be happy, with a good work/life balance, in order to produce good work.

Jose Alessandrello

Jose Alessandrello

ITNHGE Supervisor, Hexagon S.A, Bata, Equatorial Guinea
I am also currently overseeing the construction of the last phase of the training centre temporary facilities, which will enable us to continue with our three-year training program.

Kamel El-Zini

Kamel El-Zini

Vice President of Corporate Management, Mustang Al Hejailan Dar PI (Mustang HDP), Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia
The merger created a new entity with over 25 years of experience in the kingdom.

Mike Capaldo

Mike Capaldo

Site Project Manager, SgurrEnergy, Mongolia
Mongolia is an exciting place to work – the country’s economy is growing fast, which makes for a very dynamic business environment...

Fernando Salgado

Fernando Salgado

Electronic Engineer, Mustang Colombia, Bogotá
Mustang Colombia has a very strong technical group and we have successfully built a reputation as a provider of quality engineering solutions.

James Greaney

James Greaney

Managing Director, Shanahan Engineering, Laphalale, South Africa
…when operational it will provide much-needed power to the northern region of South Africa…

Louise Wood

Louise Wood

Regional HR Manager, Wood Group PSN, Abu Dhabi
My career with Wood Group began in 2006, when I joined Wood Group GTS in Aberdeen as HR advisor and moved to HR manager in 2007.

Chuck Law

Chuck Law

Vice President of Alliance Engineering’s Onshore Business Unit, Denver
We tap the best resources for each project and focus on communications with our customers.

Jim Donaldson

Jim Donaldson

Senior Technical Manager for Wood Group PSN in Africa, the Middle East & Eastern Europe, Russian & Caspian (ERC), Abu Dhabi
The Abu Dhabi office now employs 14 different nationalities and I strive to build strong relationships among our diverse people.

Dr. Salah Rabiah (WGK)

Dr. Salah Rabiah

General Manager, J P Kenny, Abu Dhabi
I really enjoy working at J P Kenny. I am part of an incredible team and get a lot of trust from management to get on with my job and put my skills and experience into practice.

Martin Brown (GTS)

Martin Brown

Operations Manager, Wood Group GTS, Duncan, South Carolina, US
He liaises regularly with the GTS sales and customer support teams to ensure the customers’ requirements are fully understood and implemented on the shop floor.

Jim Dickson

Jim Dickson

Project Manager, Wood Group PSN, Abu Dhabi
As a project manager with Wood Group PSN, I lead a team of project engineers and project controls specialists.

Parag Mantri

Parag Mantri

Engineering Manager, Mustang, Mumbai
We actively engage our sister Wood Group companies to enhance our service capabilities based on our clients’ needs. This enables me to be exposed to other technical aspects of our company and our industry.

Megan Kato

Megan Kato

Internal Marketing Communications Specialist, Mustang, Houston
We have a unique culture, one that helps make people feel that working at Mustang is more than a job.

Chris Gordon

Chris Gordon

Project Controls Graduate, Wood Group PSN, Aberdeen
I studied at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh for four years and came to Wood Group through a remarkable SaltireFoundation internship program.

Paul Jukes

Paul Jukes

President, MCS Kenny, Houston
I enjoyed the challenging work on ultra-deep water and high-temperature projects; making successes out of them was even better.

Andrea Abad

Andrea Abad

Electrical Engineer, Energéticos, Bogotá
Energéticos, the Colombian engineering company that is part of Wood Group, presented me with the answer to a personal/professional question: how could I put my academic education and training to work in the “real” world?

John Bethel

John Bethel

Engineering Manager, Wood Group PSN, Aberdeen
Two big pluses are the people and the culture. I enjoy working as part of the team, there’s a high degree of camaraderie…everyone is treated the same. Everyone wants to do a good job.

Prabu Parthasarathy

Prabu Parthasarathy

Regional Manager, Asia Pacific, MSI Kenny, Perth
For me, it is the willingness of MSi Kenny, of Wood Group itself, to offer responsibility that is so appealing.

Francisco Prego

Francisco Prego

Technical Support Engineer, Wood Group PSN, Aberdeen
Here's what I like the most about Wood Group: exposure to different international opportunities. Coming from Latin America, that's normally our whole focus. But I know the world is a much larger place in which to learn and grow, professionally and personally.

Mark Wright

Mark Wright

Mechanical Engineer, Wood Group GTS, Glasgow
I'm seeing the world with Wood Group. I didn't expect to have that opportunity so early in my career. I'm from just south of Glasgow and Wood Group recruited me from the University of Strathclyde as part of its graduate rotation program.