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

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Section Engineer with experience in the nuclear industry.

    The BEP Joint Venture project will safely design and deliver a Plant and the works in accordance with the requirements of the contract to enable conditioning of wastes from the various donor plants carried out in line with the Employer’s needs and to the satisfaction of stakeholders in the Box Encapsulation Project (BEP).


    About Wood Nuclear:

    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.


    Key responsibilities:

    • To control a section of the civil engineering works within the Civils team.
    • Check drawings and quantities.
    • Schedule selected materials for ordering from the procurement department.
    • Plan the work and efficiently organise site operations in order to meet an agreed programme of deadlines.
    • Liaise with any consultants and sub-contracts engaged in the project as necessary.
    • Supervise and monitor the site labour force and monitor the work of any sub-contractors.
    • Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to.
    • Ensure quality records necessary to meet quality requirements are maintained.
    • Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.
    • Arrange testing of materials.
    • Undertake the testing and calibration of instruments used.
    • Keep a Site Diary.
    • Fully interact with other members of the construction site team (team player).
    • Liaise with other function/departmental managers.
    • Introduce improvements and innovation where appropriate t areas of your responsibility.
    • Ensure work is delivered in accordance with the specification.
    • Work to the BEP-JV IMS.
    • Take part in and deliver a Safety and Quality Culture with the entire site team.
    • To assist with the management of concrete pours.
    • To be competent in the QA process from start to finish.
    • To mentor younger team members.
    • Undertake other duties as required by the Site Agent to facilitate construction of the works.


    Skills / Qualifications

    • Preferred education level 6 Civil Engineering or Construction Management.
    • BTEC Level 4 HNC Civils / Construction as a minimum.
    • Daily interface with works teams ensuring works information is issued as required for the works, including the issue of any permits to works.
    • Be competent in the use of total station setting out and check surveying.
    • Demonstrate previous experience in a Section Engineer role.
    • CSCS Card.
    • Site Safety for Supervisors.
    • The ability to obtain BPSS and a P4 pass is essential for continuance in the role.

    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.


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