Company: Wood
Skills: Design Engineer
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood PLC is proud to offer 3 x Engineering Design Traineeships based at our Perth Western Australia office. These are across Mechanical / Structural, Piping and Electrical / Instrument disciplines - t his opportunity is for a Mechanical / Structural Designer - Trainee.

The roles are offered to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants only in accordance with section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984. Applicants will be required to provide proof of their Australian Aboriginality at an initial interview with our Community Engagement Advisor.

The traineeships require a two-year commitment by you to complete a Certificate III in Engineering through TAFE whilst working full time.

The Oil & Gas industry in Australia has developed into one of the strongest natural gas industries in the world and is on track to become the biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the world and employs over 19,000 people Australia wide.

About the Role

You will be part of a supportive and close-knit team with a proven training and development plan that will guide and mentor you through this journey. Under the guidance of our senior design staff, you will learn to:
  • Interpret and produce engineering design drawings using Computer Aided Design (CAD) from sketches and other data.
  • Review existing drawings.
  • Learn to share ideas and contribute to innovative solutions to meet the project objectives.
  • Support the development and improvement of HS&E procedures, initiatives, and programs.
  • You will be working in a culturally supportive environment with access to our Community Engagement Advisor as an external mentor.


Join us in the heart of Perth's CBD at Dexus Place - 240 St Georges Terrace, free 24/7 access to an exclusive onsite gym, superb end of trip facilities, coffee machines serving on demand and plenty of spaces to get creative. In addition, you will have access to remote and flexible working options, purchased annual leave and employee discount programs.

At Wood you will join an inclusive and diverse global community of inquisitive minds and recognised industry innovators, partnering to create new possibilities.

Skills / Qualifications

About You

You will have the following:
  • A desire to develop new skills and be enthusiastic about learning.
  • Be punctual, reliable, conscientious and courteous.
  • A reasonable level of mathematics.
  • Successfully completed year 12 or equivalent.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Willing to attend and complete a Certificate 3 in Engineering at TAFE (company funded)
  • Able to comply with our Drug & Alcohol policy

What will set you apart will be your desire to develop new skills and your enthusiasm about learning and growing your career in Engineering & Design.

It takes an inclusive and diverse global community of inquisitive minds to unlock solutions to tomorrow's most critical challenges.

If you are of Australian Abo riginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and have considered making a move into the Oil & Gas Industry, join a company committed to supporting your career development - apply now !

** Office Closure: Please note the Perth office is closed from 24 December 2021 - 09 January 2022. Please expect a delay in response to your application. **

Shortlisting will commence immediately after.

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.