Company: Wood
Skills: Structural Engineering
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Principal/Senior Structural Engineer for a Staff Role or can be PAYE to join our locally based Repair Order team. In the main, Hybrid working with occasional visits offshore and possibly into Clients office.

  • Provides coaching and mentoring for direct reports
  • Actively supports recruitment, selection, transfers and promotion of resources to meet succession and business plans
  • Support the development and retention of motivated and competent people
  • Ensures competence of deputies
  • Manages performance of direct reports

Process Ownership:
  • Adhere to and comply with relevant discipline specific procedures and provide feedback for continuous improvement
  • Monitor compliance with competence standards
  • Participate in incident investigations as required
  • Set performance expectations for direct reports

Subject Matter Expertise:
  • Technically competent in own discipline and actively maintains own competence according to standards and pursues continuous professional development
  • Provide discipline support to the business
  • Ensuring learning opportunities are captured and realised
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory framework and legislation
  • Proficient in scope definition

  • Deputising for Lead as required
  • Supporting and supervising tasks delegated to direct reports / respective team
  • Management of key stakeholders in the execution and delivery of contracted activities
  • Manage and direct resources efficiently and effectively

Communicate and co-operate with external stakeholders including: industry bodies, academia, vendors, client interface (as appropriate and requested).

Skills / Qualifications

BSc, BEng or equivalent professional qualification or HND or equivalent with extensive relevant experience.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 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.