Principal Civil/Structural Engineer

21 Aug 2019
08 Sep 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities
Are you interested in making it possible? That's our Wood brand!
If you are excited about making a difference and making things possible; Wood is the place to be.

Due to an increase in work within our Downstream business, we are currently recruiting for a Principal Civil and Structrual Engineer.

This is permanent staff position based in our office in Darlington and we require extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry.

The Role

Execute structural discipline engineering activities within budget and schedule, while maintaining technical integrity

Detailed services to be provided

  • Execute engineering activities (Concept, Front End Engineering Development, Technical Study & Detailed Design)
  • Act as discipline focal point as required
  • Achieve safety standards as defined in personal performance contract
  • Responsible for assessing effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously improving systems, personal and team performance
  • Carry out work in accordance with AMEC and project Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality systems
  • Maintain the required technical quality of work
  • Identify scope and schedule changes in accordance with the Change Control Process
  • Ensure that designs comply with the relevant procedures and regulations.
  • Ensure, as far as practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out n compliance with agreed budget and schedule
  • Keep up to date with technical developments, National and International standards and legislative requirements related to discipline workscope
  • Prepare estimates and schedules and assist in their review
  • Maintain good communication with the Client and visit sites when necessary
  • Carry out site surveys
  • Maintaining filing system
  • Encourage and provide lateral learning within the project

Skills / Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in appropriate engineering subject is essential
  • Chartered Engineer and member of appropriate engineering institution is desirable
  • Experienced engineer with sound technical background and expertise
  • Experienced in the use of appropriate codes of practice, standards and relevant sections of statutory documentation
  • Experienced in the use of design and assessment methods used within discipline
  • Competent in use of analytical methods used within discipline including theoretical background for analysis programs
  • Familiar with and competent in planning, progress monitoring, forecasting and reporting
  • Aware of commercial, contractual and administrative aspects of engineering
  • Able to estimate worked hours and materials for delegated aspects of work
  • Able to work with other disciplines and draughting sections to meet delivery dates
  • Experienced in quality control requirements and quality assurance for engineering work
  • Competent in design safety / environmental requirements, procedures and responsibilities for both self and subordinates

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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