Company: Wood
Skills: Design Engineer
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Singapore, Singapore

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for Engineering Designers with Polytechnic diplomas in relevant branches of Engineering for work commencement in year 2023.

This position will report directly to the Discipline Heads for the respective engineering disciplines.

New hires will initially be placed in on-job training for a particular discipline depending on the interest expressed by the new hire. On a regular basis, performance evaluation will be done and required support will be provided. At the end of the evaluation period, i.e., on successful completion, new hires will transition into fully contributing designers in the respective disciplines on Wood projects.

Should the new hire be unsure of a preferred discipline, they will be placed on multiple disciplines on a rotational basis. Duration and discipline assignment will be decided by management based on new hire's performance evaluation which is carried out on a regular basis. Depending on performance evaluation results, new hires will transition into fully contributing engineering designers of a particular discipline where he/she excelled or shown interest in (where applicable).

Wood Engineering Designer Training Program prepares fresh engineering diploma holders for a satisfying career in our Engineering department.

In Wood, you will learn:

  • How to apply your academic learning to build professional knowledge
  • What is expected of you and how to be successful in your role
  • How Wood works safely and with integrity to deliver projects for clients in line with industry standards
  • The technical elements of your role and how to use key systems
  • Awareness of the wider Wood portfolio and how our company is organized
  • How to navigate potential career paths and the associated timelines

What you will get involved with:
  • Detailed design activities relevant to the assigned Engineering discipline
  • Use of computer programs and software tools used in discipline work including 2D and 3D modeling
  • Preparation of engineering deliverables on Wood projects
  • Digitalization of work processes and integrated engineering environment
  • Interaction with different teams, stakeholders, and clients
  • Fundamentals of health and safety principles
  • Increased awareness of strengths and areas of development to support professional and personal growth

Skills / Qualifications

At Wood, it takes a diverse range of people to achieve the level of impact we have on the global oil & gas sector. To be considered for this 2023 Engineering Designer role, you must have attained your diploma by year 2023 and must be eligible to work in Singapore without restrictions.

What we look for:

  • Candidates who have successfully completed (or will be completing soon) a three-year diploma course in a relevant branch of Engineering
  • Aptitude for design and an eye for detail
  • Flexible and open attitude
  • A team player
  • The capacity to grow and develop through a mixture of coaching and on-the-job training
  • Comfortable in diverse, multi-cultural team settings
  • Able to maintain a high standard of integrity, honesty, and humility
  • Have the confidence to ask questions, seek help, make decisions, and challenge the norm

What you can do well:
  • An interest to learn the EPC business in oil & gas and other sectors
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels
  • Relevant IT skills (MS Office, AutoCAD, PDS, Smart Plant application like Smart Plant electrical, smart plant instrumentation, 3D, Aveva E3D etc.)
  • Capacity to learn and proactively seek and provide feedback
  • Appreciate what makes people different
  • Good understanding of core discipline

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.