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.
As demand for our expertise continues to grow, an opportunity has arisen for a Principal Civil & Structural Engineer to support the Wood Nuclear business unit at our Glasgow office. The role will support the UK nuclear Generation Services, UK nuclear New Build and Decommissioning businesses as part of a nuclear SQEP Civil & Structural team within Wood.
The successful candidate will be responsible for either directly undertaking, or supervising design and engineering substantiation of Civil & Structural Engineering tasks including; studies, optioneering, schematic and detailed design, detailing and specification of new conventional and nuclear safety related works. Experience of directly interfacing with Clients, , and Contractors is desirable. Experience of leading teams of engineers and technicians, executing the function of Lead Engineer on projects in the UK, in compliance with the CDM Regulations, is required.
The successful candidate will play a key role in assisting the Principal Engineers, and Operations Manager in developing and expanding the technical capability and credibility of the Glasgow office, being involved in the personal and technical development of staff within the Civils team. The successful candidate shall have excellent technical skills and shall ideally have Subject Matter Experience (SME) in either the execution of concrete structures, steel structures, seismic analysis/design, or nuclear engineering. Previous experience in the nuclear engineering sector is highly advantageous. In view of the desire to grow a secure and long-term Civils capability, this is a permanent staff position.
A wide ranging and in-depth technical knowledge and educational base are required to ensure the delivery of challenging project and Client targets.
What do you get?
As well as exciting roles on projects in the UK and abroad; in a supportive and professional work environment, these are some of the additional benefits you can expect at Wood:
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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
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.