Company: Wood
Skills: Engineering Manager
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Oakville, Ontario, Canada


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an opportunity for a Russian speaking Engineering Manager to build our capability in country and work closely with our client on a Copper Concentrator and a Magnetite Concentrator project in Uzbekistan. This position has responsibility for executing technical consulting studies in mining & minerals projects through the project development life cycle working closely with Wood offices around the world on several simultaneous projects. This position requires strong technical and leadership skills. The candidate shall be comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary environment providing engineering expertise in Copper Concentrators, Iron ore and/or base metals operations and engineering organizations with roles of increasing responsibility in the mining & minerals consulting industry. A key component of the role is assisting the client to investigate and implement the best for project execution strategy. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

Wood serves many of the world leaders in the mining industry. The company maintains mining offices across Canada, the USA and Australia, as well as in Santiago, Chile, Lima, Peru and Johannesburg, South Africa and Uzbekistan.

Key Responsibilities
  • Working very closely with the client team to develop the optimal fast track project execution plan
  • Working closely with Wood offices globally to develop and deliver the necessary studies and projects
  • Training the client team regarding project mining study and project execution
  • Ensuring overall project scope of services and scope of work is performed in a safe, cost effective and timely manner that meets and/or exceeds client expectations
  • Manage and execute the delivery of best practice process plant designs and associated services in designated studies, projects and consulting services
  • Ensure the team maintains a leading-edge technical capability through the development of designs, industry contacts, new technologies and innovative practices
  • Lead the Engineering team in the development of innovative engineering solutions to complex technical problems
  • Provide technical guidance and advice to other functional departments and the wider organization as required
  • Ensure designs meet required safety standards and actively lead in HAZOP studies and design reviews
  • Proactively assist in identifying business opportunities and develop new and existing client relationships


Skills / Qualifications

  • Qualified engineering professional from a recognized institution
  • Must have at least 15 years of relevant project experience in the mining EPCM industry
  • Demonstrated experience as an Engineering Manager in the Mining and Minerals industry; it is highly desired if prior project experience includes working on Russian Mining projects
  • Strong technical knowledge of process plant design and operation, preferably in copper and iron ore
  • Knowledge of Russian design standards is highly preferred
  • Ability to manage risk during the design process consistent with technical and commercial requirements
  • Excellent analytical, literacy and numerical skills
  • Fluency in English and Russian is a requirement
  • Willingness to be based in Tashkent, Uzbekistan and travel both domestically and internationally, for varying durations and at times to remote locations


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