• Senior Architectural Designer

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Civil
    Position Type
    Agency / Contract
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood has an opportunity for an Senior Architectural Designer with good CAD capability to be based in our Reading office. In this role, you will provide architectural design and drawing services on an important Front End Engineering Project in Saudi Arabia.


    Key aspects will include:

    • Design of process, equipment and other plant buildings
    • 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
    • Design and coordination of project buildings as directed by Lead Architect
    • Report to the Lead Architect on technical and schedule issues within the project
    • Preparation of Architectural drawings in accordance with Wood Technical Work
    • Practices, project standards and client standards
    • Ensure sound build ability 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
    • Regular coordination with the assigned Drafting Team to ensure uniformity in design and drafting activities
    • Check drawings against design basis and mark-ups before issue.

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Architectural and design qualifications
    • Has acquired a broad experience of oil and gas industry projects
    • Experience of involvement / development of project teams
    • Experience of client management and briefing activities
    • Experience of coordination activities within a multi-disciplinary environment
    • Sound technical and building construction knowledge
    • Good Microstation experience and abilities
    • Experience of overseas project work and clients an advantage
    • Experience of client standards / industry standards in Wood business areas an advantage
    • Good communication and IT skills
    • Flexible approach to all aspects of project work
    • Good working relationships with clients and colleagues

    Company Overview

    Amec Foster Wheeler designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. With pro-forma 2014 annualised scope revenues of £5.5 billion and over 40,000 people in more than 55 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

    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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