• Title
    Principal Consultant / Associate Director Civil Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Civil
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Civil Engineer at either Principal Consultant or Associate Director level with previous experience of working across proposals and EPC (Engineering Procurement Construction) projects. The role is based in our Knutsford office.


    Overview / Responsibilities

    • Developing conceptual/strategy proposals into worked up business cases
    • Review of technical specifications in respect of invitations to bid/ tender and preparation of proposal packages for waste processing facilities, equipment and associated groundworks
    • Provide specialist engineering support to regional projects in a major engineering contractor organisation
    • Preparation of lump sum proposals and review of detailed estimates for same
    • Technical Evaluation / clarification of Supplier bid
    • Project technical support – familiarity with risk assessments, design reviews, constructability, HAZOP, etc.
    • Technical comparison and evaluation of bids for compliance with requisition and applicable standards
    • Technical supervision of supplier design and control of supplier interface, plus the co-ordination of interfaces with other engineering disciplines
    • Technical support for installation and commissioning
    • Working in multi-disciplinary teams
    • Ability to work accurately, flexibly and to integrate their work with other discipline areas, whilst working to tight programme and budget constraints
    • Have a heightened awareness of personal safety and a good understanding of the CDM Regulations
    • Ability to travel and visit operational and construction sites as required, to act in a safe manner, and to asset survey, inspect, and witness test E&I equipment and control system installations


    Skills / Qualifications


    • Degree qualified in a relevant civil engineering discipline or related field of study. Chartered status is also preferable





    • Experience with designing and managing medium to large-sized waste / water management projects with full responsibility for budget, schedule, contractual obligations, client service and quality standards
    • Basic knowledge of proposals estimating
    • Applicant must possess strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills, has the ability to work on multiple and unique assignments simultaneously



    • Experience commercial and legal aspects of contracting with specific knowledge of proposal preparation and basic principles would be a key advantage
    • Strong, proven client development / management skills, including preparation of fee estimates, proposals and statements of qualifications
    • Civil Engineering experience gained in developing waste, wastewater or other industrial processing environments, in particular MBT, EfW, MRF and AD systems


    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. 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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