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Senior Architectural Technician

Senior Architectural Technician

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Civil
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Architecture has long standing expertise and experience in providing building facilities within the upstream oil and gas, LNG, midstream, refining, chemicals and petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and healthcare Industries. The architectural team within the multi-disciplinary Civil Engineering Group is directed by a Chief Architect supported by Chartered Architects, Architectural Technologists and Technicians. Project involvement is generally task-force based.


The group typically works in small, high profile teams within projects to produce specific design solutions to client requirements. Work is varied, technically challenging and plays an important role in meeting Wood’s client aspirations.



  • This role will report to the Project Architect on an important Front End Engineering Project in Saudi Arabia. Key aspects will include:
  • Production of technically sound architectural drawings and other deliverables using Microstation V8i, in accordance with Project standards and schedules.
  • Coordination of deliverables with other engineering disciplines.


  • Has acquired a broad experience of industrial and commercial project work.
  • Sound technical and building construction knowledge.
  • Experience of coordination activities within a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Experience of overseas project work, standards & codes an advantage
  • Experience of client standards & industry standards within Wood business areas an advantage.
  • Good communication and IT skills.
  • Flexible approach to all aspects of project work.
  • The role requires good time management and the ability to work accurately under pressure.
  • Experience in a similar position, preferably within oil / gas industry
  • Technically strong, pro-active, self-motivated individual able to work with the minimum of supervision
  • Proven ability to engage in effective dealings with team members and client 


  • Preparation of Architectural drawings in accordance with Wood Technical Work Practices, project standards and client standards
  • Ensure sound buildability of all design work.
  • Ensure effective and accurate coordination with other disciplines
  • Keep abreast of Project strategies and key drivers. Maintain familiarisation with project Discipline Design Instructions
  • Report design and coordination issues to the Lead Architect

Skills / Qualifications

  • HNC level Building Studies or equivalent
  • Good level of Bentley Microstation V8i experience and abilities

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 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 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, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. 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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