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Principal Civil Engineer


Wood
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Civil Engineering Jobs
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Principal Civil Engineer
Requisition ID :2019-64260
Work Location :GB-Cheshire-Birchwood
Department / Discipline : Engineering - Civil
Position Type : Staff / Permanent

Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)

Nuclear

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood’s nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors.

Our nuclear business has offices in Knutsford and Birchwood in Cheshire, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Cumbria, Reading and London. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.

Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised in the industries we serve. We have proven expertise in managing large, complex projects, a global reach and long-standing UK presence, strong relationships with our clients and cutting-edge processes and technologies.

What that means to you is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, working with people from different backgrounds. You'll work closely with our clients and committed to achieving outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment.

Wood has won Lot 2 (engineering) of the Cumbria, North West PPP; a 20-year arrangement to deliver ~£7bn of major projects.

This programme underpins the decommissioning plan to reduce the hazard at site.

The PPP will consist of 5 integrated ‘globally renowned‘ partners (including Cumbria, North West)

Lot 1 Kellogg Brown and Root – Integration,

Lot 2 Wood Nuclear Ltd – Design & Engineering,

Lot 3 Morgan Sindall Construction - Civil Construction,

Lot 4 Doosan Babcock Ltd- Process Construction.

The Principal Civil Engineer 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.

The successful candidate shall have excellent technical skills and shall ideally have Subject Matter Experience (SME) in either the execution of concrete structures, steel structures, seismic analysis/design, or nuclear engineering. Previous experience in the nuclear engineering sector is highly advantageous. In view of the desire to grow a secure and long-term Civils capability, this is a permanent staff position.

Overview/Responsibilities

A wide ranging and in-depth technical knowledge and educational base are required to ensure the delivery of challenging project and Client targets.

* To work collaboratively and in a collegiate atmosphere and engage with specialists in the wider organisation.
* Undertake the role of Principal Civil Engineer on projects, leading teams in the preparation of basis of design, design calculations, engineering substantiation reports, engineering details/drawings, risk assessments, method statements, specifications and similar project documentation, and undertaking site inspections.
* The candidate shall be expected to work independently and may at times be required to work remotely, either on site, or embedded into Client project offices/teams.
* Excellent communication skills in English, both oral and written. Proficiency in other languages, notable French, Chinese or Japanese shall be highly advantageous.
* The candidate shall be required to supervise, manage and direct engineers under training, mentoring staff working towards IEng/CEng status with ICE and/or IStructE.
* Assist in delivering/deliver technical discipline meetings and presentations (lunch & learns) on relevant civil, structural and/or nuclear engineering subject, to the local and wider Civils team(s) within Wood.
* The role shall require a degree of flexibility and ability to travel both in the UK and overseas, to allow visits to Client offices, site and potentially overseas as required.

Skills / Qualifications

* Candidates shall be chartered members of ICE, IStructE or recognised equivalent
* Proven post-graduate experience in the field of civil and/or structural engineering design. Ideally the candidate will possess 15+ years’ experience.
* Extensive and in-depth knowledge and recent experience in the application of Eurocodes, specifically EN 1990, EN 1991, EN 1992, EN 1993, EN 1996 and EN 1997. Experience in the use of American design codes (relevant ACI, ASCE, AISC) would be advantageous.
* Experience in performing seismic analysis/design to relevant Eurocode and American design codes is desirable.
* Experience in designing for blast and impact load effects to relevant Eurocode and American design codes would be advantageous.
* Proficiency in standard software packages such as SAP2000, STAAD Pro and experience in finite element analysis methods (FEA) would be advantageous.
* Experience of working with and managing remote engineering resources and engaging in inter-office working shall be advantageous.
* Demonstrable experience of nuclear engineering in nuclear new build, plant operations or decommissioning is highly desirable.
* A full, clean UK driver’s license would be highly advantageous
* Ability to gain, and acknowledgment to submit to UK security clearance(s), as required to support project roles.

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.

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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Principal Civil Engineer
Requisition ID :2019-64260
Work Location :GB-Cheshire-Birchwood
Department / Discipline : Engineering - Civil
Position Type : Staff / Permanent

Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)

Nuclear

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood’s nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors.

Our nuclear business has offices in Knutsford and Birchwood in Cheshire, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Cumbria, Reading and London. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.

Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised in the industries we serve. We have proven expertise in managing large, complex projects, a global reach and long-standing UK presence, strong relationships with our clients and cutting-edge processes and technologies.

What that means to you is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, working with people from different backgrounds. You'll work closely with our clients and committed to achieving outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment.

Wood has won Lot 2 (engineering) of the Cumbria, North West PPP; a 20-year arrangement to deliver ~£7bn of major projects.

This programme underpins the decommissioning plan to reduce the hazard at site.

The PPP will consist of 5 integrated ‘globally renowned‘ partners (including Cumbria, North West)

Lot 1 Kellogg Brown and Root – Integration,

Lot 2 Wood Nuclear Ltd – Design & Engineering,

Lot 3 Morgan Sindall Construction - Civil Construction,

Lot 4 Doosan Babcock Ltd- Process Construction.

The Principal Civil Engineer 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.

The successful candidate shall have excellent technical skills and shall ideally have Subject Matter Experience (SME) in either the execution of concrete structures, steel structures, seismic analysis/design, or nuclear engineering. Previous experience in the nuclear engineering sector is highly advantageous. In view of the desire to grow a secure and long-term Civils capability, this is a permanent staff position.

Overview/Responsibilities

A wide ranging and in-depth technical knowledge and educational base are required to ensure the delivery of challenging project and Client targets.

* To work collaboratively and in a collegiate atmosphere and engage with specialists in the wider organisation.
* Undertake the role of Principal Civil Engineer on projects, leading teams in the preparation of basis of design, design calculations, engineering substantiation reports, engineering details/drawings, risk assessments, method statements, specifications and similar project documentation, and undertaking site inspections.
* The candidate shall be expected to work independently and may at times be required to work remotely, either on site, or embedded into Client project offices/teams.
* Excellent communication skills in English, both oral and written. Proficiency in other languages, notable French, Chinese or Japanese shall be highly advantageous.
* The candidate shall be required to supervise, manage and direct engineers under training, mentoring staff working towards IEng/CEng status with ICE and/or IStructE.
* Assist in delivering/deliver technical discipline meetings and presentations (lunch & learns) on relevant civil, structural and/or nuclear engineering subject, to the local and wider Civils team(s) within Wood.
* The role shall require a degree of flexibility and ability to travel both in the UK and overseas, to allow visits to Client offices, site and potentially overseas as required.

Skills / Qualifications

* Candidates shall be chartered members of ICE, IStructE or recognised equivalent
* Proven post-graduate experience in the field of civil and/or structural engineering design. Ideally the candidate will possess 15+ years’ experience.
* Extensive and in-depth knowledge and recent experience in the application of Eurocodes, specifically EN 1990, EN 1991, EN 1992, EN 1993, EN 1996 and EN 1997. Experience in the use of American design codes (relevant ACI, ASCE, AISC) would be advantageous.
* Experience in performing seismic analysis/design to relevant Eurocode and American design codes is desirable.
* Experience in designing for blast and impact load effects to relevant Eurocode and American design codes would be advantageous.
* Proficiency in standard software packages such as SAP2000, STAAD Pro and experience in finite element analysis methods (FEA) would be advantageous.
* Experience of working with and managing remote engineering resources and engaging in inter-office working shall be advantageous.
* Demonstrable experience of nuclear engineering in nuclear new build, plant operations or decommissioning is highly desirable.
* A full, clean UK driver’s license would be highly advantageous
* Ability to gain, and acknowledgment to submit to UK security clearance(s), as required to support project roles.

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.

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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