Senior Mechanical Engineer

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Mechanical - Engineering
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities


Senior Mechanical Engineer – Various Projects, Glasgow Based

Wood Process & Energy have an opportunity available for an experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer with Static and / or Rotating Equipment expertise to join our growing division on a permanent basis in Glasgow. The role will ensure key support and discipline expertise across various major Pharmaceutical, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Renewables and Hydrogen projects.


The opportunity offers a high profile position in our Mechanical Engineering function to be part of a significant growth group with ambitious plans, providing key support to operational plant as part of an integrated multi-discipline team on larger projects.


Subject Matter Expertise:

  • Deliver the mechanical engineering project scope of work to our clients. 
  • Prepare material requisitions for a range of Static, Rotating and Package equipment.
  • Provide technical support to Engineering studies such as design reviews, HAZOP, SIL, and Constructability reviews.
  • Occasionally develop calculations to support engineering solutions.
  • Take a lead in resolving technical issues across multiple disciplines, driving the technical solutions to completion.
  • Checking of vendor calculations against design code and best practice.
  • Build strong Client relations to ensure expectations are met.
  • Management of workload and budgets across designated work scopes to ensure targets are achieved.
  • Understand, review and comment on process design data to ensure appropriate equipment specification and selection.
  • Review Suppliers quotations and prepare technical quotation evaluation.
  • Work closely with the Procurement team to develop the best solution for our Clients.
  • Review of vendor documentation requirements for use and integration within project.
  • Manage project documentation effectively, ensuring all disciplines receive the quality information at the right time.
  • Rigorously review post order vendor documentation.
  • Correspond with the Vendor on technical matters and ensure that action is taken where necessary.
  • Drive post order activities to completion.

Skills / Qualifications


  • Degree qualified in a Mechanical Engineering discipline, chartered status is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of IT Packages such as Finglow, PV Elite, HTRI would be an advantage, but not essential.
  • Knowledge of or previous experience of working with industry standard codes, e.g. API 610, API 617, API 618, API 675, ASME VIII & PD5500 would also be an advantage, but not essential.
  • Experience of working with various clients and vendors.
  • Industry experience within Refinery, Energy, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas etc 
  • Experience of Vendor co-ordination meetings and supporting engineering design reviews.
  • Flexible attitude with proven experience of effective working in a project team environment.
  • Computer literate with common software packages such as Microsoft Office.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy 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.

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.

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