• Title
    Technical Assistant
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Systems
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is recruiting for a Technical Assistant to be based at our Barnwood office in Gloucester.


    The successful applicant will play a key role in supporting Wood’s Nuclear business through helping monitor and inform delivery performance under our key frameworks with major nuclear customers. This role is an excellent opportunity to develop skills and experience within Wood with the potential to develop further along a number of other technical or managerial career paths.   


    Skills / Qualifications




    • Support the Back Office in maintaining internal KPIs set by internal and external Customers.
    • Assist in the generation of weekly and monthly reporting requirement using Microsoft Excel.
    • Aid the Back Office in continuous improvement activities working towards ensuring the most efficient use of systems, processes and procedures.
    • Interact with customer Back Offices exchanging information and data to resolve queries.
    • Maintains successful working relationships with other Wood staff and, to a limited extent, with customers.
    • Works in a safe and sustainable manner and strives for continuous improvement in these areas.


    Role requirements:

    • Good Excel skills
    • Good numerical skills
    • High attention to detail
    • Good communication skills
    • Able to work independently and also as part of a team
    • Able to occasionally travel to multiple Wood offices in different locations within the UK.


    The following are an advantage but are not essential:

    • Skilled in contract management
    • Skilled in financial or cost management software



    • Promotes teamwork and the sharing of knowledge and best practice.
    • Being reliable, trustworthy and fair and treating others with respect.
    • Demonstrates focus on customer care, committed to delivering on promises.
    • Works well under pressure.

    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 around $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. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


    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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