Wood

Project Engineer

Recruiter
Wood
Location
Devon-Devonport
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Dec 2018
Closes
05 Jan 2019
Ref
29847
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Skilled Trades
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood's nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors.

Our nuclear business has offices in Knutsford and Birchwood in Cheshire, Gloucester, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Cumbria, Reading and London. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.

Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised in the industries we serve. We have proven expertise in managing large, complex projects, a global reach and long-standing UK presence, strong relationships with our clients and cutting-edge processes and technologies.

What that means to you is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, working with people from different backgrounds. You'll work closely with our clients and committed to achieving outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment.

Wood Nuclear is recruiting for a Project Engineer. As the demand for Wood's services continues to grow, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Project Engineer to join our Nuclear business in the South West of the UK, with an initial focus on the delivery of multi-disciplinary site infrastructure projects.

Wood Nuclear works closely with customers and partners across the defence, nuclear and power generation industries, delivering a wide range of engineering projects and services. Ou r experience of supporting the UK submarine programme and every nuclear licensee across the UK over the last 60 years means that we can offer unrivalled support and expertise to our partners, and a supportive, rewarding and enriching working environment for team members.

Our business is built on long-term strategic partnerships, and a key aspect of this role will be the delivery of successful and cost-efficient project support within an evolving and collaborative programme environment.

Responsibilities
The project engineer role may vary depending on the specific assignment undertaken but would typically involve the activities below:
  • Identifying, implementing and complying with applicable safety, environmental and quality standards, company procedures and policies and other relevant legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Supporting the Project Manager with day to day activities required to deliver work in line with the project plan including safety, quality, schedule and cost objectives.
  • Facilitate and chair project meetings and regular progress meetings as required by the Project Manager.
  • Prepare and maintain project documentation including Project Definition Document, Quality Plans and other documents as required.
  • Ensure production of technical specifications and support the process of contractor selection and contract placement.
  • Review documentation including contractor's documents and drawings.
  • Ensure technical queries are managed in accordance with process and procedures.
  • Carry out financial and technical appraisals of project options. Perform feasibility studies, site surveys and liaison with designers and station staff as required.
  • Prepare work packages including preparation of work instructions and review of contractors risk assessments and method statements.
  • Prepare Engineering Changes and manage the preparation of supporting and affected documents.
  • Prepare commissioning documents and act as test team leader where appropriate.
  • Manage the delivery of assigned small projects, jobs and tasks ensuring that the work is conducted in a safe, timely and effective manner in line with the relevant procedures.
  • Perform the duties of a field supervisor as required.


Skills / Qualifications
  • Degree educated (or equivalent experience) ideally in an Engineering/Technical discipline or a related subject. Chartered or equivalent preferred.
  • APMP formal project management qualification preferred but not essential.
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation including Construction Design Management and Health and Safety at Work Act.
  • Knowledge of budget monitoring, commercial awareness and experience at managing contractors.
  • Strong understanding of the need for Quality within the project environment and familiarity with the use and structure of Quality Assurance documentation.
  • Must be well versed in the preparation of reports and information using packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Mobility when required (within UK - full driving license).
  • Suitable relevant project experience within engineering/construction projects, including the application of project management processes.
  • Suitable relevant technical experience including the preparation of technical documentation, the review and approval of technical proposals and procedures, experience of construction, testing and commissioning activities.
  • Experience of supervising and setting contractors/sub-contractors to work in their roles and experience in leading a project team.

What do you get?
As well as exciting roles on projects in the UK and abroad; in a supportive and professional work environment, these are some of the additional benefits you can expect at Wood:
For you:
  • A competitive reward package
  • Work life balance - We offer flexible working; we have core and flex hours in all our permanent office locations.
  • Family friendly benefits - maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.
  • International opportunities - As a 60,000 strong community of colleagues operating in 60 counties you will have access to international career opportunities.
  • For your peace of mind we offer life insurance benefit on top of a contributory pension scheme, as well as income protection and life assurance benefit.
  • To support you throughout your career you will have access to an Employee Assistance programme, which can offer anything from financial advice to mental health support and counselling sessions
For our communities:
  • We give back to our communities, we have a matched funding community investment programme. In our global business our people are showing commitment and courage to care for the communities we operate in. You can do this by supporting causes and raising funds for charities that are important to you, your colleagues and your local area.


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.