Company: Wood
Skills: Engineering Manager
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking an Engineering Manager to join our Mining & Minerals team in Oakville, Ontario . The Engineering Manager will apply extensive and comprehensive knowledge of engineering principles and practices to the organization's products and services. The Engineering Manager will plan, schedule and assign/supervise or conduct broad and/or technically complex engineering assignments requiring judgment, independent evaluation, selection and significant adaptation and deviation from standard techniques and procedures.

Key Responsibilities
  • Manage team of Engineers and Designers on specific project; planning and coordinating the engineering activities on large project or serve as an individual expert, completing broadly defined and/or technically complex engineering assignments
  • Interface between Engineering and the other disciplines on the project including Process Engineering, Project Controls, Project Management, Procurement, Contracts, Construction, suppliers and the client team
  • Monitor and ensure the engineering work on the project is completed on schedule and meets quality standards within baseline man-hour and budgets.
  • Identifies and secures necessary approvals for all changes in project scope, budget and schedule in a timely manner.
  • Work with Discipline Leads to ensure that staffing levels are appropriate to achieve the engineering schedule commitments and personnel are assigned with appropriate ability
  • Supervise and/or prepares proposals, contract design drawings and calculations, contract information, specifications and other engineering documentation.
  • Ensure that the checking and review of documentation and interdisciplinary coordination is carried out in accordance with the contract requirements and Project Procedures.
  • Give presentations to customers, suppliers and internally within the organization
  • Assure the technical quality of work performed by subordinates based upon organizational standards, codes and general knowledge of engineering principles and projects
  • Investigate client and/or project management grievances at assigned project to determine facts and recommends a solution
  • Develop subordinates' skills and encourage growth; takes responsibility for subordinates' actions
  • Manage the progress of the engineering work in accordance with the project scope, schedule and procedures.
  • Quality Assurance - Ensure that the quality audits of engineering work are carried out in accordance with the Project Procedures and the quality assurance plan.
  • Establish and maintain a climate favourable to the application of ethical and professional practices in the execution of the engineering work.
  • Train and aid subordinates in their proposal development.
  • Maintains a close working relationship with the Client Engineering Manager to ensure direct, rapid and efficient communications on all technical aspects of the project.
  • Maintains a functional relationship with other department heads on the project.
  • Serves as engineering representative with client, constructor, subcontractors, and vendors at Kick-Off meetings, job walks and project review meetings.
  • Help drive the company environmental health and safety programs at the project level, driving a safety-oriented approach to work

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or Master of Science in Engineering
  • Minimum 10-15 years experience in engineering and engineering management in an EPC/EPCM environment with a preference for individuals with a proven track record in Industrial and Mining / Metallurgical Projects
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontar io will be considered an asset
  • Excellent written and oral skills
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with customers and vendors
  • Ability to work with administrative supervision and effectively manage multiple and conflicting priorities
  • Good knowledge of design processes and systems
  • Must possess leadership and coaching skills in the development, training and mentoring of team members and support staff
  • Current authorization to lawfully work in Canada without sponsorship from Wood is required

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.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

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.