• Title
    Lead Structural Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Structural
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is recruiting for a Lead structural engineer to support our subsea team based in Aberdeen.

    The role involves a combination of skills including piping and equipment layout, structural design, foundation design and interface management.  It is expected that the applicant will have knowledge in at least one of these areas.

    Under the guidance of the Business Manager, the Lead structural engineer will be responsible for developing and/or delivering work scopes as allocated by the project/s in collaboration with our existing engineer lead and principal engineers.

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Require Qualifications, Experience and Competence:


      • Engineer with a minimum 2:1 Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Aeronautical, Subsea Engineering or other similar disciplines relating to upstream oil and gas from a recognised university.
      • Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience in the UK upstream oil and gas industry.
      • Experience with Finite Element programs such as FS2000, Staad, Ansys, Abaqus or similar would be beneficial.
      • Chartered Engineer or working towards chartered status desirable.
      • Proven ability to communicate and present at all levels.
      • Experience in ownership and delivery of workscopes; developing manhour budget estimates; and leading senior / project engineers.


      Personal Skills:

      • Strong problem solving & analytical ability
      • Proactive approach and innovative
      • Thrives on challenges
      • Strong communication and report writing skills
      • Enthusiastic and eager to develop
      • Effective time management skills
      • Able to work independently and as part of a team
      • Ability to be responsive and open to changing circumstances
      • Capable of representing the company and the client in a professional manner

    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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