Company: Wood
Skills: Civil Engineering
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Bristol, England, United Kingdom


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting a Principal Civil Engineer to join our Sustainable Infrastructure engineering team. As a leading multi-disciplinary consultancy Wood Plc work throughout the UK and overseas within a wide range of sectors including Property, Defence, Water, Waste and Energy.

As a senior member of the team, the Principal Civil Engineer will work on the delivery of drainage strategies and designs for a range of exciting infrastructure projects, across a diverse range of sectors.

Key Duties :
  • Work alongside Civil Engineering team and Water Management Specialists to create, develop and detail innovative, functional and cost-effective engineering solutions
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to junior members of the design team
  • Adhere to quality and technical assurance procedures for all deliverables produced by the team
  • Deliver engineering services/projects to other sectors, including waste, water, utilities, and industrial
  • Compliance with Wood's HS&E, quality, financial, risk management, business and policy requirements


  • Skills / Qualifications

  • Qualified to degree level (or equivalent)
  • Chartered Engineer with relevant professional body

  • Knowledge, skills and experience:
  • Demonstrable drainage engineering experience
  • You will have specific experience of all or some of the following fields; Drainage pipe network design, SuDS design, Highways drainage, flood alleviation schemes, flood risk assessment, EIA, and water resources management.
  • Experienced user of MicroDrainage, and/or Civil 3D
  • Consultancy experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrable technical review/assurance skills

  • We are looking for individuals that have a strong base of technical skills coupled with excellent organisational and communication skills gained in either a multi-disciplinary or engineering consultancy environment who now want to enhance and diversify these skills within a growing organisation that will support their future development.

    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. 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.