Company: Wood
Skills: Project Management, QA / QC / Inspection, Construction Engineer
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Abingdon, Virginia, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions (Wood) is seeking a Construction Engineering & Inspection (CEI) Assistant Project Manager for the Abingdon, VA location. Time will be spent supporting the construction project managers to ensure that construction inspection, documentation and materials testing on projects are completed correctly and in accordance with applicable standards and specifications.

The assistant project manager will support as a point of contact with the client to ensure that each project is executed efficiently and effectively. In addition, they will support in assigning inspectors and field technicians to projects, assuring that all are properly trained and equipped and have necessary certifications to perform inspection on construction projects; assists with investigating issues that arise on projects, gathering and analyzing data to develop recommendations; performs routine construction project inspections to monitor quality of service.

Key Responsibilities :
  • Read and interpret construction documents including, but not limited to, drawings, specifications, standards, codes and shopping drawings
  • Perform oversight of field inspections, observations testing of construction activities to ensure compliance with project plans, approved shop/working drawings, project documents and specifications in accordance with established procedures
  • Represents Wood and interacts in a professional manner with client, teaming partner firms and subcontractor representatives
  • Understands, applies and oversees safety requirements in the field
  • Support construction managers and project managers with project tasks
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications

Role Requirements :
  • 0-5 years of experience
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Registration as Professional Engineer in primary state of responsibility is desired
  • Experience and demonstrated ability working within established standards, policies and procedures of appropriate State Transportation agencies is desired
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems
  • Staff management and leadership ability
  • Demonstrated maturity in judgment and initiative
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Valid driver's license and insurable driving record

Work Environment :
  • May occasionally require work at remote sites around construction equipment, drilling rigs, and environmental contamination
  • Overtime and overnight stays may be required
  • Some fieldwork may occasionally require working with hazardous materials and in hazardous conditions
  • Worker would not typically be substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions
  • Will be required to follow all applicable health and safety procedures associated with work environment

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.