Company: Wood
Skills: Design Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Senior Structural Designer in order to grow its Brisbane Mining & Mineral group to meet the large demand in critical metals projects.

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.

We can offer you a career in the ever-expanding battery and magnet metals industry driving the decarbonisation of the globe. Working on a world class gold and copper deposit overseas, we require a suitably qualified person to assist in a critical stage of the project.

In this integral role, you will undertake the following duties:
  • 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
  • Assist with training of lesser experienced and junior draftspeople
  • Miscellaneous drafting and site tasks, as directed
  • Assistance with site installation and commissioning
  • Assistance with the development of estimates


Skills / Qualifications

What will set you apart is your previous experience within an engineering company having worked on major mining projects, with an excellent handling on base metals, minerals, and/or mineral processing projects in Australia. You will also have:
  • 10 to 15 years of relevant experience
  • Well-developed computer skills with a good knowledge of at least one CAD system (preferably MicroStation or AutoCAD) as well as a working knowledge of relational databases and spreadsheets
  • Good understanding of mineral resource technology as well as civil/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
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to problem-solve effectively
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to effectively work in a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong analytical, literacy and numerical skills
  • Well-developed computer skills and knowledge of databases, spreadsheets and engineering programs.
  • Understanding of Australian and common International standards and regulatory authority requirements in the relevant processing sector


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 Structural 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.