• Senior / Principal Environmental Engineer

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Professional & Technical
    Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)
    Oil & Gas
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood currently has a requirement in our Design HSE Group within the Engineering Department for Principal and Senior Environmental Engineers to work as staff employees in our Reading office. Alternatively, employment on a 6 month fixed term basis may be available. We have a number of projects manning up in the near future and we are looking for engineers to become members of an experienced team. The successful candidate will have responsibility for resolution of Design HSE / Environmental engineering and design issues and the development of related deliverables across a range of Wood's projects at all stages of the design process.


    We are currently looking for engineers with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference to our performance on projects across the full life cycle, from studies and FEED to EPC and PMC, to ensure that Wood continues to differentiate itself from its competitors by delivering quality projects to our client’s requirements. Projects are generally in the upstream oil and gas, midstream, LNG, refining and petrochemicals sectors.


    Applicants with a background and in these sectors and experience in Design HSE / Environmental engineering and design and the development of related deliverables in an engineering contracting organisation should apply.



    • Reporting to the Group Manager Environmental, you will join a team of HSE professionals delivering Design HSE requirements to multi-disciplinary projects
    • Required to manage Design HSE requirements to ensure the delivery of high quality technical solutions to our clients, meeting project milestones
    • Expectation that you will be the project focal point to manage Design HSE issues in the early phase, then to focus in the later phases on environmental issues; and will either work as a sole Design HSE professional on the project, or as part of a larger team
    • Involved in the supervision and mentorship of junior staff, and to promote compliance with Wood’s HSE system

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Substantial experience in the HSE profession, and with an Environmental focus, in the oil and gas industry both in the UK and overseas with FEED, EPC and PMC experience, including design office HSE management and preferably site based HSE management roles
    • Relevant first and preferably further degree level qualifications covering preferably in Engineering then HSE / Environmental disciplines
    • Preferably Chartered or equivalent status in an Engineering Institution and / or one or more of the relevant Technical HSE / Environmental disciplines professional bodies
    • Significant experience in one or more of the Technical HSE Disciplines with an Environmental emphasis
    • Oil & Gas, Refinery or Petrochemical experience
    • Experience in a professional engineering contracting, environmental engineering or consultancy capacity
    • A wide range of EIA and related permitting experience
    • Computer modelling skills with relevant application software
    • Fully conversant with ISO 14001, OSHAS 18011

    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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