Amec Foster Wheeler Senior Civil / Structural Designer in Reading, United Kingdom

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Civil and Structural Designer to execute structural design and draughting activities within budget and schedule and work within our Engineering Team.

The contractor is required in our Reading office for an initial period of 5-6 weeks.

Key responsibilities

  • Prepare structural drawings and designs from agreed work scopes with minimum input from engineering personnel

  • Achieve safety standards as defined in personal performance contract

  • Responsible for assessing effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously improving systems, personal and team performance

  • Carry out work in accordance with Wood and project Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality systems

  • Identify scope and schedule changes in accordance with the Change Control Process

  • Ensure, as far as is practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out in compliance with the agreed budget and schedule

  • Maintain required technical quality of work

  • Keep up to date with technical developments, national and international standards and legislative requirements related to discipline workscope

  • Maintain filing system

  • Encourage and provide lateral learning within the project

  • Experienced designer with sound technical background and strong knowledge of manual and CAD draughting techniques

  • Conversant with codes of practice, standards and relevant sections of statutory documentation applicable to draughting function

  • Conversant with company quality control assurance requirements applicable to draughting function

  • Able to create base design drawings / models from agreed workscope with minimal input from engineering personnel

  • Ability to accept delegated responsibility and control budgets for delegated tasks

  • Computer literate (database / spreadsheets)

  • Able to provide draughting checking function as directed by lead designer

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.

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

Requisition ID: 2017-20695

Name: Contractor / Agency

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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