• Title
    Construction Infrastructure Professional - Defence Specialist
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Additional Work Location
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting two Construction Infrastructure professionals to work primarily on Defence-related projects at Principal Consultant / Associate Director level, based in either our Reading, Leamington Spa or London offices. This challenging client-facing role will require you to visit sites, question assumptions and prepare evidence-based recommendations. The work will primarily focus on functional design, cost-effectiveness, buildability and building performance standards. Based on a good understanding of the building process and associated risks, you will need to identify cost drivers for designers and contractors from within the contract and/or the proposed technical solution.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Lead a number of projects as part of a successful, delivery-focused team.
    • Provide technical advice on construction infrastructure standards.
    • Liaise with client SMEs to develop solutions.

    Skills / Qualifications

    Technical Skills, Knowledge and Experience


    • Have a construction infrastructure background.
    • Experience in developing buildable schemes that minimise costs.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Ability to produce high quality, clear written technical reports.
    • Ability to direct the work of other construction professionals including QS, engineers and draughting technicians.
    • Adept at working on own initiative and as part of an established team.


    • Experience working with the MOD.
    • Security clearance to a basic level (BPSS). Note, if this is not held, it will be applied for on appointment.



    • Degree or equivalent in Architecture, Building or other construction related discipline.
    • Membership of professional institution in architecture, building or other construction related discipline.

    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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