Company: Wood
Skills: Structural Engineering
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Structural Engineer, who is a registered professional engineer with extensive experience in the Mining and Metals industry. This is an o ffice based position, required to work on sites to support construction as required by the project. Project sites are based in the EMEA region.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the civil and structural engineering detail design on mining and minerals processing plant projects / studies, including professional sign off
  • Coordinate and supervise design functions within projects / studies
  • Undertake technical reviews / audits to ensure that designs are in accordance with project / study requirements and company objectives and are produced in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Provide coaching and guidance to less experienced staff, engineers and designers to increase technical competence, as well as knowledge of systems and procedures
  • To work in a safe manner, complying with and actively contributing to the company Health, Safety and Environmental HSE policies, manuals and procedures. At all times considering the health, safety and welfare of fellow workers, visitors, clients, community and the environment


Skills / Qualifications

  • BSc, BEng or B. Tech with a minimum of 10 to 15 years civil and structural design experience in the mining and minerals industry
  • ECSA registered as PR.Eng pre - requisite
  • Dynamic analysis and design experience
  • Site experience: construction and commissioning
  • Technical Competence - in terms of core engineering theory from first principles and ability to extend theory to new and complex problems
  • Well - developed computer skills and knowledge of word, databases spreadsheets and discipline related application software
  • Strong analytical, literacy and numerical skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven effective leadership skills and ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Understanding of South African and common International standards and regulatory authority requirements in the mining and minerals processing sector
  • Good commercial awareness / risk management skills


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 40,000 people. 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.

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  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.