Company: Wood
Skills: Engineering Manager
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Functional Engineering Manager EI&C, to join our Mining and Minerals team based in our Perth.

Wood is at the forefront of engineering solutions for a net zero future. A key component of decarbonising the world is the Mining and Minerals Industry which supplies the critical minerals required for this revolution.

Wood is currently delivering critical metals projects globally, including Copper, Nickel, Lithium, Vanadium, Rare Earths, and Base Metals as well as Iron Ore projects.

Wood is seeking an Electrical, Instrumentation & Control Discipline Engineering Manager to oversee the Australian Minerals & Metals Group. Your role will lead a large a team of professionals in the engineering and design space providing overall technical assurance of deliverables that range from studies through to detailed engineering and execution while ensuring organisational planning for the group occurs.

This opportunity will employ your embedded people leadership skills to build a collaborative working culture, where you will guide your team forward through our business strategy and projects whilst coaching them through their individual career/professional development goals.

In addition, as part of the engineering leadership group, you may act as a discipline subject matter expert to support and drive EIC engineering excellence across wider organisation.

Skills / Qualifications

About You

This opportunity is seeking a Lead/Principal/Functional Manager (EIC) who is ready for their next career move, looking to join our Technical Engineering function in an integral leadership role.

Your breadth of experience in leading EIC in major/medium scale projects within minerals & Metals/Resources, in driving design and technical assurance will see you influence and develop a cohesive working culture amongst your team and the wider stakeholder group.

In addition, we are looking for the following attributes/skills.
  • Bachelor of Electrical or Instrumentation & Control Engineering, ideally Chartered Electrical Engineer
  • Experience in managing safety, risk and quality in their previous roles
  • Prior experience as an Electrical Lead /Engineering Manager delivering medium to large scale project packages in mining, from studies through to execution
  • Extensive career within engineering design of major scale processing facilities from conceptual engineering through to execution and delivery
  • Exposure to leading medium sized teams, coaching & mentoring employees in their career goals and development areas
  • Ability to build effective relations cross functionally and the wider stakeholder group internally and externally
  • Driven to develop a business partnering culture, working collaboratively across our stakeholder group both locally and internationally
  • Site based construction experience would be advantageous but not essential

Local is preferred, but open to supporting relocation from the international candidates.

Our office at 240 St Georges Terrace offers you access to a newly renovated 24/7 gym with modern end of trip facilities. Our partnership with our building also has multiple events, throughout the year fundraising for our supported charity organisations.

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.