Company: Wood
Skills: Design Engineer, Geotechnical Engineer
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting a Civil Earthworks Designer in order to grow our Brisbane Mining & Mineral group to meet the large demand in critical metals projects.

We can offer you a career in the ever-expanding battery and magnet metals industry driving the decarbonisation of the globe. This full time permanent role will be based in our modern office in the city centre and will be a key pillar for our expanding team.

Wood is at the forefront of engineering solutions for a net zero future. A key component of decarbonising the world is the Mining and Minerals Industry which supplies the critical minerals required for this revolution. Wood is currently delivering critical metals projects (Battery and Magnet metals) all over the world, including Copper, Lithium, Vanadium, Rare Earths, and Base Metals projects.

In this role, you will be responsible for duties such as:
  • Detailed layout, design and production of drawings encompassing all aspects of a plant construction package in accordance with relevant standards and project requirements
  • Inter-discipline liaison, support and timely transfer of information
  • Timely completion of drawings and schedules
  • Review and processing of vendor data and drawings
  • Adherence to project man-hour budgets
  • Adherence to Wood Standards and Procedures
  • Assist in checking of study and project drawings
  • Miscellaneous drafting and site tasks, as directed
  • Assistance with site installation and commissioning
  • Assistance with the development of estimates


Skills / Qualifications

What will make you stand out will be your previous experience at an engineering company with exposure to large mining infrastructure designs and mega projects. You will also have:
  • Minimum of 4 years design drafting experience
  • Well-developed computer skills with a good knowledge of Bentley Inroads as well as a working knowledge of relational databases and spreadsheets
  • Broad knowledge of construction techniques and plant operations
  • Good understanding of mineral resource technology
  • Good understanding of civil and structural technology
  • Possess teamwork skills as well as an understanding of other discipline requirements and expectations
  • Quick and accurate with methodical approach to allocated work areas
  • Good understanding of the scope of work and project development process
  • Proficient checking skills with ability to work unsupervised, focus on task completion, initiative
  • Quick and accurate with methodical approach to allocated work areas


Please note, only applicants holding valid working rights in Australia will be considered. We are looking for Brisbane based candidates. If you plan on relocating, please include a Cover Letter.

So much of our success depends on feeling part of a team with people around us that we can rely on. What unites us is our values. They set the tone, help create our culture, give us one common set of principles and help us all have a great experience at work.

If you're an experienced Civil Designer, ready for your next project, then we are keen to hear from you today.

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.