Company: Wood
Skills: Project Engineer
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking an experienced Civil or Environmental Engineer to provide office and field engineering for a variety of remedial design and construction projects. Specifically, the role will involve a co-located assignment at our client's Jersey City, New Jersey field office and working closely with our field staff and contractors to implement complex remediation projects. General responsibilities include providing office support to permitting, design, & project specification writing, procuring bids and managing field implementation of the design remedy, and providing construction oversight, submittal & as-builts review, while adhering to the client's SOPs, company standards, contract, and regulatory requirements.

The project will demand substantial client interaction in technical presentations, meetings, and development of engineering work products subject to both client review and regulatory agency approval. The role will support numerous currently active projects from initial studies through the final stages of remediation, with frequent interface with Wood project teams supporting the work from our Hamilton, NJ office and Jersey City project office. The strongest candidates for this position will be considered eligible to enter Wood's formal Project Management training system within one year of joining Wood.

The individual will report to a Senior or Principal Engineer and work closely with the Engineering & Construction lead and/or Project Manager for assigned projects

Key Responsibilities :
  • Office activities including engineering evaluations, cost evaluations, design support, preparation of bid documents and technical reports, submittal reviews, etc.
  • Field activities including data collection, evaluation and documentation
  • Construction oversight of subcontractors as needed
  • Current sites are in the Greater Jersey City Area. Support to other Wood offices may require travel throughout New Jersey and the northeast and may include overnight travel
  • Workload is expected to occur 50% in the office and 50% in the field
  • Candidate may be required to work overtime hours in excess of 8 hours/day, 40 hours/week on a routine or as-needed basis

Skills / Qualifications

Required :
  • BS or MS in Environmental Science, Geology, Environmental Engineering or related technical field
  • 2-5 years of experience in civil or environmental engineering and project management
  • Ability to obtain OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training is required
  • Must be a self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and high degree of flexibility and patience to adjust to changing work priorities
  • Strong computer skills for database work and proficiency in MS Office
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible to work outside normal business hours as required
  • Willingness to travel to project sites in the New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania area with overnight travel
  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company's driving (MVR) policy

Preferred :
  • OSHA 40 hour certification
  • New Jersey experience is preferred
  • New Jersey Professional Engineer (PE) license is a plus, but Engineer In Training (EIT) with the ability to obtain New Jersey PE license is acceptable
  • Experience in MS Office and desire to work with AutoCAD is preferred

Physical Demands :
  • Field activities may require working in unfavorable weather conditions
  • Field activities may require working in specialized protective equipment supplied by employer. Candidate must be physically capable of performing tasks in such equipment
  • Will lift equipment and carry laboratory samples which requires the ability to lift 40 pounds

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 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 over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, 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.


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