Company: Wood
Skills: Project Management
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Do you have experience in managing fuels projects and have what it takes to manage DoD projects using innovative project management, estimating, and project controls tools? Wood, a UK based Engineering & Design firm ranked No. 5 on the ENR Top Design Firms, who is a leader in

the industry in fuels engineering, is seeking Project Managers to join our team.

The qualified candidate must be professional and have a strong technical background with working knowledge of DoD POL Wetted System Repairs, API 653 Tank Repairs, Hydrant System Repairs, and the ability to effectively present technical information to stakeholders. The candidate is also required to have extensive experience successfully executing multiple projects (i.e. ensuring projects are accurate, completed on schedule and under budget), including their organization, planning, financial management, and stakeholder communications. The position will provide the opportunity for travel throughout the continental US as well as internationally. Working from home is also an option.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple Fuels Projects to achieve as-sold requirements for scope, schedule, budget, and comply with project safety and quality requirements.
  • Prepare client and internal project reports to ensure projects are on schedule, on budget, and performed safely and comply with quality requirements.
  • Perform all work following the Three Phase Quality Control Process.
  • Prepare a plan and manage the project close-out, ensuring all contract required deliverables are delivered on schedule and accepted by the customer. Complete all close-out documents, process invoices, and subcontractor releases, and close-out project per the reporting systems of Wood PLC.
  • Act as liaison with other professionals and field personnel to accomplish the efficient and smooth implementation of project directives.
  • Comply with the task order contract requirements. Thoroughly review and understand the contract. Ensure that work, plans, submittals, and documents are prepared and delivered as required by the contract. Where discrepancies exist or are noted in the contract, use the RFI or other contract approved processes to resolve those matters with the customer in a timely and precise manner.
  • Manage the submittal process to complete all priority submittals before the Preparatory Phase Meeting
  • Document all change orders and negotiate with a modification of the contract.
  • Investigate existing systems/operations and identify equipment and processes for design modification.
  • Be familiar with potential safety and health hazards associated with project activities and advise the manager of construction of procedures to mitigate.
  • Manage the design of Military and Commercial fuel systems including pipeline receipt stations, truck loading / offloading positions, aboveground/underground storage facilities, hydrant pumping and distribution systems, waste fuel recovery, emergency fuel shutoff (EFSO) and terminal automation/fuel system controls.
  • Manage the preparation of construction drawings and specifications for Military & Commercial Fuel Systems.
  • Ability to work independently as well as support and assist the project management team.
  • Provide mentoring and project-level technical guidance/direction to junior project level engineers.
  • Be responsible for Project level management, oversight of design team operations, logistics, schedules and reporting as required to advance project progress.
  • Provides technical supervision and assistance to ensure project activities are technically valid and results are coordinated for project continuity and control.
  • Manage and coordinate all technical activities efficiently to ensure that the project requirements and deadlines are met.
  • Coordinate technical activities with other professionals and field personnel.
  • Maintain up to date records including correspondence, design direction, progress submittals, schedules, meeting documents, shop drawing review, test reports, as-built records and other documents necessary to document engineering activities. Ensure all project documents are stored on the designated shared drive and not stored on personal computers. Understand and implement document management and storage procedures for each project, as per policy.
  • Coordinate the preparation of required interim and final deliverables for projects.
  • Prepare and recommend scientifically valid and appropriate quality assurance measures for technical assignment.
  • Act as liaison with other professionals and field personnel to accomplish the efficient and smooth implementation of project directives.
  • Provide professional, effective communication, cooperation, and contract compliance to deliver the project per contact, on schedule, and on budget. Coordinate with the Wood program manager or program director to ensure the requirements for communication, cooperation, and contract compliance are fully and clearly understood by you as the Project Manager.

Skills / Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Engineering or construction-related field
  • 10 to 15 years of design/construction experience including five years of US DoD Fuels
  • Valid PE Registration considered a plus
  • Demonstrated experience completing Military and Commercial fuel system design, startup and commissioning of facility improvements
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation construction specifications and drawings for Military and Commercial applications
  • Experience with facility HVAC and plumbing systems design considered a plus
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is preferred
  • A valid driver's license is required
  • A valid passport is required
  • Ability to work on US military bases is required
  • Flexibility to work outside regular business hours as required


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

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.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.