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 a Civil Structural Engineer to be based in Reading on a contract basis. We work on a variety of projects including carbon capture, hydrogen power, waste to energy, biofuels, recycling, petrochemical, and oil & gas.

This is an opportunity to become a valuable, well - rounded member of an experienced team, with the successful candidate taking responsibility for deliverables on projects at all stages of the design process.


  • Analysis and Design of steel and concrete structures to various International & Company codes and standards (e.g., European, American, British, Shell, Aramco)
  • Analysis and Design of structure and equipment foundations to static and dynamic loading
  • Analysis and Design using engineering software such as STAAD.Pro, Foundation 3D, Matt 3D
  • Preparation of Basis of Design, Material Specifications, Material takes offs, Scopes of Work, Technical reports, Inter discipline design coordination and supervision
  • Competent in preparing design calculations for steel and concrete structure, seismic design, and design to extreme wind loads, developing design sketches and pass relevant information to designers as required on assigned projects
  • Liaise with Designers in the preparation of CAD drawings, typically using, Microstation, Smartplant 3D, AutoCAD, PDMS, PDS
  • Liaise with other disciplines to accommodate their requirements and with Designers in the preparation of structural and foundation drawings and details
  • Provide technical support to other members of the team
  • Support development of lessons learnt database
  • Ensure all work to be carried out with a positive attitude toward safety, both in design and in the office environment

Skills / Qualifications

  • Engineering Degree in relevant subject
  • Chartered Engineer status preferable
  • Competent in using Civils' design programmes such as STAAD.Pro, Foundation 3D, Matt 3D
  • Experience and good understanding UK national and international codes and standards

*All candidates must have the right to work in the UK*

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.