Company: Wood
Skills: Civil Engineering
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Reading, England, United Kingdom

Wood has an opportunity for - Civil Engineers - Underground/Drainage/Tunnels to be based in Reading on a contract or staff basis.

We work on a variety of projects including carbon capture, hydrogen power, waste to energy, biofuels, recycling, petrochemical, and oil & gas

    • Responsible for the design/engineering of underground and over ground drainage systems and networks, develop drainage design/engineering solutions, capable of terrain modelling, conduct flood risk studies, preparation of earthwork and site preparation design and engineering.
    • Responsible for assessing design/engineering of existing underground and over ground drainage systems and networks, develop drainage design solution
    • Responsible for carrying our design/engineering studies and preparing project related design/engineering calculations, drawings and documents such as basis of design, philosophies, specifications, etc.
    • Responsible for reviewing, checking and commenting drawings and supervise designers other engineers in the preparation of Drawings in accordance with Wood and Client technical work practices and standards.
    • Responsible for ensuring that all design/engineering activities are carried out within stipulated Man-hour budgets and time schedules
    • Within area of responsibility manage work progress and schedule, prepare progress reports
    • Advise Lead Engineer of any technical issues, schedule slippages, their causes and proposed corrective actions
    • Assists in the preparation of any contract requisitions and schedules of quantity for work on assigned projects
    • Work with inter-disciplinary teams on the project to deliver suitable designs. Liaises with client, construction personnel on site and addresses technical queries
    • Within area of responsibility prepare estimates, MTOs, estimate basis memo
    • Keep abreast of the project strategy and key drivers, participate in Model Reviews as and when required and report changes to the Lead Designer/Lead Engineer

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.