Company: Wood
Skills: Engineering Manager
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Austin, Texas, United States


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is uniquely positioned to accelerate the development of the renewable energy projects of the world's leading conventional energy companies. We are currently recruiting for a talented Renewables Engineering Manager to join our diverse team of professionals and help shape the energy transition.

The Renewables Engineering Manager will be responsible for the execution of multi-discipline engineering scope of work on renewable energy projects, typically solar PV, storage and hybrid and onshore wind technologies, at the pre-FEED and FEED to 30% and 60% design completion. She/he will be the engineering authority and lead a team of engineering disciplines to meet HSSE, quality, schedule and budget performance goals. She/he will be responsible for the technical excellence of the engineering across all disciplines.

Ideally, the role will be seated in our Austin, TX office, but we will consider qualified applicants from any American city where Wood has a local office.

The principal responsibilities of this post include:
  • Driving technical assurance on Wood's renewable energy engineering
  • Managing, supporting and supervising discipline engineering teams
  • Responsible for team strategy and team growth including hiring, internal reporting, and business development in coordination with other parallel Renewable team leaders
  • Ensuring health, safety and environmental considerations are integral to the delivery of engineering and driving safety by design
  • Undertaking the role of process owner
  • Management of key stakeholders in the execution and delivery of contracted activites
  • Driving and leading on opportunities for innovation
  • Disseminate knowledge and experiences to other team members, and supporting the development of the team and team members


Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Engineering (civil or electrical preferred)
  • Minimum 10 years progressive experience in engineering of renewable energy projects, or suitable experience and knowledge of engineering theories and t echniques and high level of skill in application of this knowledge in managing engineering and design
  • Broad experience of capital value process (or equivalent stage gates) and agile project delivery
  • Current knowledge of renewable industry and technology development, offshore wind experience is a plus
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience of a multi-disciplinary engineering team
  • Excellent communication (written and spoken) in English, with the ability to engage and interface with stakeholders; bilingualism (or a proficiency in Spanish) a strong asset
  • Ability to prepare and write high quality concise documents to convey project progress, status and financial information to internal and external project stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; with the Ability to operate at all levels of a business and convey detailed project information in a concise manner
  • PE license in power preferred
  • Valid driver's license for use within USA
  • Willingness for occasional domestic travel (up to 20%)
  • Must be a US Citizen or authorized to work lawfully in the US, without sponsorship from Wood


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.