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

    Wood has a requirement for a Senior Civil / Underground Engineer with extensive experience in the Oil and Gas Industry. This role in based in our Reading office and will be required to start in June 2019 for approximately 6 months.

    • Responsible for the design of underground and over ground drainage systems and networks, develop drainage design solution, capable of terrain modelling, conduct flood risk studies, preparation of earthwork and site preparation design
    • Responsible for assessing design of existing underground and over ground drainage systems and networks, develop drainage design solution
    • Responsible for carrying our design studies and preparing project related design calculations, drawings and documents such as basis of design, philosophies, specifications, etc.
    • Responsible for reviewing, checking and commenting drawings and supervise designers in the preparation of Drawings in accordance with Wood and Client technical work practises and standards
    • Responsible for ensuring that all design activities are carried out within stipulated Man-hour budgets and time schedules
    • Within area of responsibility manage work progress and schedule, prepare progress reports
    • Advise Lead Engineer of any technical issues, schedule slippages, their causes and proposed corrective actions
    • Assists in the preparation of any contract requisitions and schedules of quantity for work on assigned projects 
    • Work with inter-disciplinary teams on the project to deliver suitable designs. Liaises with client, construction personnel on site and addresses technical queries
    • Coordinate and work with other Wood offices with respect to workshare practices
    • Within area of responsibility prepare estimates, MTOs, estimate basis memo
    • Keep abreast of the project strategy and key drivers, participate in Model Reviews as and when required and report changes to the Lead Designer/Lead Engineer

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Good understanding of drainage design systems to national and international standards
    • Experience in a similar position, preferably within oil / gas industry
    • Experience in using drainage design tools and CAD packages
    • Experience in developing computer model simulation of drainage systems
    • Technically strong, self-motivated individual able to work with the minimum of supervision
    • Proven ability to engage in effective dealings with both client and contractors

    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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