Company: Wood
Skills: Design Engineer
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Civil / Structural Designer with experience in the process and chemicals industry to work as part of a site team at our client's facility in Pittsburgh, PA.

Local candidates preferred as there is no relocation assistance or per diem. Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required.

Contributes to project technical delivery through:
  • Pre-turnover construction walkdowns
  • Quality assurance on ongoing projects
  • Support to small projects ran by client's maintenance team
  • Ongoing inspection program set up and management
  • Building up site civil / structural document database
  • Design of structural steel modifications to existing site structures as required
  • Review / verification of completed client civil / structural punch list items (weekly site field walks)
  • Review and preparation of underground services drawings as required
  • Review and close out of RFIs
  • Role will include desk work
  • Must be physically fit and able to carry out daily field /site visits as required
  • Role is site based at a job work site that has uneven surfaces and would require a lot of walking around the site (could be up to 1 mile of walking on some days)
  • Not expected to be walking on site all day or every day, however as required, may be on a daily basis
  • Climbing multiple staircases on site structures
  • Requires accessing elevated structures using staircases, some are very high, well over 100's feet high. Will not be required to work at height (i.e. with a safety harness) just access elevated structures using the structure staircase(s)
  • Requires taking field measurements and site photos - would need to bend, squat, crawl to some areas to take measurements
  • Will involve pre-turnover construction walkdowns in all areas of the site
  • Able to work in an outdoor environment (summer temperatures could be 95 degrees with humidity, winter temperature below freezing with icy conditions)

Skills / Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of industry codes, regulations, and standards (OSHA, PIP, etc)
  • Proficiency with industry software (AutoCAD, Hexagon Smart Plant S3D, etc)
  • Experience with undergrounds, earthworks, geotechnical interfaces, foundations, buildings, steel structures, etc.
  • Experience with brownfield project scopes, field verification and designs
  • Able to provide quick turnaround design / support as required
  • Responsive, self-motivated, and able to go onto site at a moment notice, and provide design input
  • Good interface skills, able to interact with the client and site team
  • Enthusiastic, conscientious, and committed to continuous professional development
  • High level of awareness and commitment to safety in all aspects of daily work
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Highly motivated and demonstrates personal initiative
  • Possesses integrity, strong work ethic, positive attitude, and is dependable

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.