Company: Wood
Skills: IT - Software Development
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: United Kingdom


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Applied Intelligence (AI) is currently recruiting a Senior Software Engineer with significant experience in Automation and Control to support our projects in the UK.

Whilst this role can be based anywhere in the UK, mobility and travel to customer sites and face to face meetings with colleagues will be expected as required.

Must be able to pass HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check.

The Senior Engineer will s upport the implementation of projects in line with company objectives including continuous improvement of margin, customer satisfaction, schedule, working capital and safety performance.

Responsibilities / Duties
  • Provides Expertise in at least one Automation Technical Area, PLC, SCADA, Cyber Security, Network Design
  • Responsible for identifying / defining the Automation and Controls requirement / solutions for the client
  • Implements the defined Automation and Control solutions
  • Supports the Lead Engineer in accomplishing project objectives
  • Applies integration concepts to a wide variety of systems and across multiple vendor platforms.
  • Engineers' technical aspects of automation project design and / or implementation for assigned activities
  • Implements the configuration, database and / or programming activities for assigned activities
  • Prepares engineering studies and software design documentation
  • Resolves specialty related engineering issues by applying accepted principles, codes, and standards


Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum BSc Degree or equivalent demonstratable experience
  • Significant experience and competency in Automation and Control Engineering
  • Good general knowledge of each Automation and Control engineering discipline
  • Experienced in writing software specifications
  • Detailed experience with multiple system implementation project and / or control system platforms
  • Experience in Brownfield upgrades / replacement automation and control projects
  • Experience of Rockwell and Schneider PLC and SCADA systems is advantageous
  • Experience of Microsoft SQL
  • Must have thorough knowledge of engineering practices, methodologies and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, international codes and standards, procedures, and specifications
  • Knowledge of modern automation and control applications, tools, methodologies, or equal training / experience
  • Good working knowledge of current industry specific technology and the application of current engineering software / tools and trends
  • Inquisitive, well organized and have a keen eye for detail


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.