Company: Wood
Skills: Construction Engineer, Construction Manager, Construction Superintendent
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Reading, England, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Construction Lead to work in our Clients office, reporting to the Wood Reading office. The role will be to provide Construction support to a decarbonisation project based in the North East of England.



  • Deliver Construction activities in line with the Construction Excellence Framework
  • Demonstrate HSSE leadership in line with company expectations
  • Drive safety leadership and promote safe delivery of multi-discipline work scopes
  • Assessing and feeding back the effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuous improvement
  • Feedback to the engineering & design teams to enhance design and make recommendations to reduce risk, optimise cost & schedule and incorporate safe working practices, where appropriate
  • Apply construction experience to the definition, planning, and execution of the scope
  • Carry out reviews of documentation to ensure construction requirements are met and the designs are capable of installation without harm to the installers or the built environment
  • Reviewing engineering design documents and provide feedback for all aspects of constructability
  • Providing guidance on design schemes and sequencing the work
  • Attendance at design reviews to provide construction advice and input
  • Lead the pipeline construction effort to ensure delivery to meet cost and schedule milestones
  • Conduct desktop and site surveys, as required, for tie-ins and modifications to existing facilities
  • Preparation of survey reports
  • Provide schedule and resource projections for all scopes of work through to start-up
  • Provide greenfield and brownfield input into EPC contract ITT packages
  • Define schedule execution risks, highlighting risks specific to the critical path
  • Input into Project Risk reviews
  • Input to lessons learned


Skills / Qualifications




  • Construction Leadership experience in the Oil & Gas / Petrochemical sector
  • Construction experience relating to onshore pipelines, above ground and buried
  • A technical or management qualification in Engineering or Construction to degree level or above


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.