Company: Wood
Skills: Engineering Manager, Commissioning Engineer / HUC
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Staines, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for an Engineering Manager to join our Consulting team supporting an Integrated Project Management Partnership (iPMP) for a prestigious development in Romania and the Black Sea.

The position will be on a contractor basis with the initial phase being based in Staines until 2 nd Quarter 2023. After this the role will move with the project to the Middle East or Asia and then Romania Black Sea for the final Hook up and Commissioning. Our expectation is that this will be a role lasting more than 4 years.

Join a culture of innovation , pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.

The Role

The Engineering Manager will manage the Shallow Water Platform (SWP) design through FEED verification and thereafter manage the SWP content for the scope through to handover to Operations.

The role will include technical and SWP scope evaluation of EPIC tenders, leading into the technical review of the SWP detailed design across all engineering disciplines and then Construction and Commissioning support.

Our Clients and Projects

It's a future for all of us . We aspire to shape a better tomorrow by unlocking solutions that address the biggest challenges facing our clients and our society.

Our clients range from both major and independent operators of offshore oil & gas and clean energy facilities such as carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) and windfarms, through to suppliers, fabricators and EPC contractors. We execute projects from concept through detailed design, construction and commissioning on a world-wide basis. We recognise and support the energy transition market in these challenging times.

What we can offer
  • Meaningful and interesting projects delivered to leaders of industry across the energy sector
  • Flexible working arrangements that balance client, team and individual needs offering hybrid and remote working where relevant
  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion ; we are an organisation actively committed to diversity and inclusion across our business
  • Global connections ; join experts around the world who are at the leading edge of our industry, shaping the standards of our profession

If all of this sounds good to you, review the responsibilities of the role and the requirements of the position below, then follow the link to apply and start your journey with Wood.

The ultimate objectives are:
  • To ensure that the SWP design meets the satisfaction of the Regulator (or IVB)
  • To ensure that the selected SWP EPIC Contractor is fully aware of the scope, has included for the full scope in their tender and is assessed as being competent to perform the scope
  • To actively review the SWP EPIC design and comment on it as necessary to correct flaws / defects
  • To approve relevant philosophies, specifications, reports and drawings
  • To allow the SWP EPIC Contractor to proceed with the production of AFD/AFC deliverables and construction of the SWP
  • The role will involve reviewing technical and schedule performance of the EPIC Contractor
  • Ongoing support during the construction and commissioning phases

SWP Engineering Manager is Responsible for:
  • Preparing workflow and engineering direction for the SWP multi-discipline engineering team
  • Preparing and reporting workflow status / progress
  • Reviewing (and where necessary, approving) SWP design changes
  • Reviewing and approving SWP design during the EPIC phase
    Represent the client (as authorised and necessary) to contractors, suppliers, consultants, and service providers in the execution of the project, specifically with respect to the SWP
  • Contribute to the preparation and consistency of the ITT Packages and other project deliverables

Skills / Qualifications

Key Requirements for the role:
  • Extensive Offshore Gas Platform Experience, preferable of which some is "Normally Unattended Installations"
  • Extensive recent Mega Project experience (projects > £3B
  • Float over and lift on offshore topsides installation experience
  • Ability to travel to Middle East or Asia to support detailed design, then to Asia for platform fabrication and then Romania Black Sea for final Hook Up and Commissioning, when overseas
  • Until now and second quarter 2023 to be based in Staines office

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

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.