Company: Wood
Skills: Engineering Manager
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

To challenge the status quo we must brave - it's having the courage to forge new answers. We're 40,000 inquisitive minds, on a quest to unlock solutions to the world's most critical challenges.

Because we understand the time for talk is over. Because the world needs new answers to old challenges. Because at Wood, we are future ready now.

Wood has an opening for an Intermediate or Senior Project Engineering Manager to join our Conventional Energy Canada office in Calgary or Edmonton.

Responsibilities are as follows to support a variety of work at petrochemical facilities:

The Project Engineering Manager has overall project engineering management responsibility for the delivery of projects in terms of cost, schedule, technical conformance, HSSEA (Health, Safety, Security & Environment), quality and ensuring compliance with company procedures.

The Project Engineering Manager ensures that the project is properly resourced, provides direction & mentorship to project staff, assigns work, supervises activities, coordinates across project interfaces and is responsible for the daily activities of all aspects of the projects. The Project Engineering Manager must have effective lines of communication and maintain a good working relationship with Clients.

Supporting opportunities in the business-related sectors, building relationships & liaising with potential clients, active participation in proposal preparation, submission and award discussions.

  • supports proposal strategy development, preparation, clarification and award negotiations
  • develops and implements the project execution strategy, information management plan and staffing plan
  • authorizes all project work plans, strategies, methodologies and schedules
  • manages the development and implementation of all project work breakdown structures (WBS), work packages, cost control systems, and progress and performance monitoring systems
  • develops and manage project-specific change and risk management systems
  • ensures project requirements for permits, licenses, and regulatory agency approvals are met and up to date
  • organizes and lead planning sessions, team building workshops and project coordination meetings
  • ensures an appropriate review process is implemented for the project including internal and Client project reviews, risk reviews, constructability and independent peer reviews
  • oversees and authorize project reports including accident, incident and near miss, monthly progress reports, other technical reports, regular and special project reports
  • ensures effective validation and close-out of project including archiving of all relevant data and documentation

Skills / Qualifications

  • Graduate Engineer.
  • Registration as a P. Eng. is mandatory with 15 to 25 years of broad and extensive experience in Oil, Gas & Chemicals projects.
  • Must possess a high degree of originality, skill and proficiency in the various broad phases of engineering application and knowledge of quality management, human resources, financial and other administrative principles and practices.
  • Must be eligible for professional registration in other provinces across Canada.
  • Facilitates and establishes the means of coordination of engineering work between disciplines and between the engineering team and other project functions
  • Provides leadership and counsel to discipline leads
  • Interface with other offices as required
  • Responsible for implementation of Wood and project specific standards

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.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

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 and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.