Company: Wood
Skills: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Location: Reading, United Kingdom


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking to recruit Senior Static Equipment Engineers to work in its Reading office on a range of Study, preFEED, FEED and EPC Projects dealing with Carbon Capture and Storage, Green Energy, Recycling, Minerals Processing as well as Chemicals, Petrochemical and Refining, Oil and Gas. These are permanent staff positions

The successful candidates will be required to undertake the following activities:
  • Take responsibility for the design and engineering of pressure vessels, storage tanks and heat exchangers on a project
  • Perform studies to assess feasibility and determine appropriate mechanical equipment
  • Undertake mechanical and heat transfer calculations to design pressure vessels, storage tanks and heat exchangers
  • Prepare specifications, data sheets and material requisitions describing static equipment
  • Technically evaluate vendor bids for static equipment
  • Review vendor drawings, calculations, and procedures
  • Liaise with other Wood groups (Piping, Electrical, Control and Instrumentation, Civil and Structural, Construction) to facilitate the integration of static equipment into overall plant design
  • Provide support, as required, to Procurement, Estimating, Cost and Planning Groups
  • Assist, when required, with inspection, testing, installation, and commissioning


Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in mechanical engineering (or related discipline)
  • Possession of, working towards, C.Eng. status with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (or similar professional body)
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Able to lead a team of mechanical engineers
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Familiarity with static equipment (including pressure vessels, storage tanks and heat exchangers)
  • Experience in the Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Refining, Oil and Gas or related industries


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.