• Title
    Senior Civil / Structural Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Civil
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood has an opportunity for a Senior Civil / Structural Engineer to be based in Reading on a fixed term basis. You will have experience of working within a senior position within the Oil and Gas industry as well as having relevant experience of onshore design projects.


    This is an opportunity to become a valuable, well-rounded member of an experienced team, with the successful candidate taking responsibility for deliverables on projects at all stages of the design process.


    Wood is a global engineering consultant with a reputation for delivering high quality, technically advanced and reliable facilities on time, on budget and with a world-class safety record.



    • Analysis and Design of steel and concrete structures to various International & Company codes and standards (e.g. European, American, British, Shell, Aramco, etc.)
    • Analysis and Design of structure and equipment foundations to static and dynamic loading
    • Analysis and Design using engineering software such as STAAD.Pro, Foundation 3D, Matt 3D, etc
    • Preparation of Basis of Design, Material Specifications, Material take offs, Scopes of Work, Technical reports, Inter discipline design coordination and supervision
    • Competent in preparing design calculations for steel and concrete structure, seismic design and design to extreme wind loads, developing design sketches and pass relevant information to designers as required on assigned projects
    • Liaise with Designers in the preparation of CAD drawings, typically using, Microstation, Smartplant 3D, AutoCAD, PDMS, PDS, etc
    • Liaise with other disciplines to accommodate their requirements and with Designers in the preparation of structural and foundation drawings and details
    • Provide technical support to other members of the team
    • Support development of lessons learnt database
    • Ensure all work to be carried out with a positive attitude toward safety, both in design and in the office environment

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Engineering Degree in relevant subject

    • Chartered Engineer status preferable
    • Competent in using Civils design programmes such as STAAD.Pro, Foundation 3D, Matt 3D, etc.
    • Experience and good understanding UK national and international codes and standards
    • Experience in a similar position, preferably within oil / gas industry

    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 55,000 people, with revenues of around $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. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. 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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