• Engineering Lead - Process

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Process Engineering
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
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  • Overview / Responsibilities

    About Wood Nuclear & PPP:

    Wood Nuclear is the Design and Engineering partner for Sellafield under the PPP (Programme and Project Partners). This is 20-year arrangement to deliver ~£7bn of major projects. We are identifying our best people to deliver this programme.


    Sellafield are looking to adopt high value experience from across comparable highly complex regulated sectors and want to transform project delivery across its estate. Working in a fully collaborative environment, there are three core parts of the PPP scope: delivery of major projects, site-wide project delivery improvements and provision of supporting PPP services.  Wood Nuclear provide the front-end design and engineering capability and services required to deliver major projects and site wide project delivery improvements.  The programme will deliver innovation in solutions and schedule underpinning the decommissioning plan for the site.


    Being part of the PPP Team offers a unique opportunity to be part of a team driving change and innovation in design and execution of engineering, safety and delivery solutions in one of the most complex industrial sites in the UK if not the world.


    The Engineering Lead - Process position offers a unique opportunity to be part of a team which will be directly responsible for change in a highly-regulated industry, which will invest up to £7bn over the next two decades.


    This is a full-time role responsible for delivery of discipline engineering scope on a major EPC (typical TIC £500m+).


    Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Ensuring design is produced in line with required Regulatory, Customer and Company standards for EHSS&Q.
    • Delivery of all discipline related Engineering Design deliverables to cost, schedule and quality
    • Identification and application of discipline related design standards and specifications applicable to the project
    • Overseeing team progressing and reporting
    • Engineering coordination across disciplines
    • Performing appropriate engineering reviews
    • Identifying discipline resource needs and recruiting appropriately
    • Ensuring design change and configuration is effectively implemented
    • Overall management and coordination of discipline team on the project.
    • The identification of changes in the scope of work and ensuring that appropriate change requests are implemented.


    The role will be Warrington and Sellafield based and thus frequent travel to Sellafield will be required.

    A base in Cumbria with regular travel to Warrington is also practicable.

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Experience of major engineering delivery on EPC projects
    • Mobilising/recruiting discipline engineering resources including competency assessment
    • Producing and implement engineering project execution plans
    • Producing/reviewing engineering estimates and programmes
    • Implementation of design verification and validation
    • Managing discipline design phase reviews
    • Managing design contractors and interfacing with supply chain/vendors
    • Managing cost and schedule performance of teams
    • General knowledge of key cross industry regulations and standards including CDM
    • Managing discipline workshare with HVEC other design offices
    • Understanding key discipline related engineering software systems
    • Experience of engineering in procurement, construction, commissioning phases

    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:

    For you:

    • A competitive reward package
    • Work life balance – We offer flexible working; we have core and flex hours in all our permanent office locations.
    • Family friendly benefits – maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.
    • International opportunities - As an 60,000 strong community of colleagues operating in 60 counties you will have access to international career opportunities.
    • For your peace of mind we offer life insurance benefit on top of a contributory pension scheme, as well as income protection and life assurance benefit.
    • To support you throughout your career you will have access to an Employee Assistance programme, which can offer anything from financial advice to mental health support and counselling sessions.

    For our communities:

    • We give back to our communities, we have a matched funding community investment programme.  In our global business our people are showing commitment and courage to care for the communities we operate in. You can do this by supporting causes and raising funds for charities that are important to you, your colleagues and your local area.

    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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