Company: Wood
Skills: Design Engineer, Architect
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Reading, United Kingdom


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an opportunity for a Senior Architect to be based in Reading on a contract basis. This is to work on a scope of work on an offshore facility.

  • The architect must have good working knowledge of Mircostation and familiarity with Revit and Bentley Open Buildings
  • Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with Wood policies and procedures
  • Ensure all work to be carried out with a positive attitude towards safety, both in design and in the office environment
  • Contribute to the group as a discipline technical Specialist as required
  • Provide technical and architectural design support to Projects as Lead Architect where required
  • Execute assigned work in accordance with Project Execution Plans, applicable Project Procedures and Standards within man - hour and cost budgets and Project schedule target
  • Provide design and technical interface to project work with clients, other Departments, suppliers / vendors and consultants
  • Coordinate and conduct Technical Audits and Technical reviews on projects as required by Chief Architect
  • Review, support and agree project technical and design issues with the Lead Discipline Engineer, including dissemination and implementation of discipline 'best practice' on projects


Skills / Qualifications

  • Architectural and design qualifications
  • Offshore living quarter/accommodation module experience
  • Has acquired a broad experience of Energy industry projects
  • Experience of involvement / development of project teams
  • Experience of client management and briefing activities
  • Experience of coordination activities within a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Sound technical and building construction knowledge
  • Good MicroStation experience and abilities
  • Experience of overseas project work and clients an advantage
  • Experience of client standards / industry standards in Wood business areas an advantage
  • Good communication and IT skills
  • Knowledge of 'Green Building' principles


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.