Mechanical Engineer

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

Overview / Responsibilities


Mechanical Engineer - Stockton Based

Wood are recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer with Tanks / Static / Rotating Equipment expertise to join us on a permanent staff basis in the North East. The Mechanical Teams within Process & Energy are supporting the UK’s leading industrial decarbonisation project that will unlock a low carbon future and the world’s first commercial scale plant, including Energy Efficiency, Emissions Reduction FEED and Detailed Design projects.


The division is also supporting a UK based rare-earth metal refining facility, supporting our Client’s ambition to create a sustainable supply of magnet metal rare earths vital for the electric vehicle, offshore wind turbine and other strategic industries. 


Day to Day responsibilities:

  • Manage your workload and budget, responding to client requirements as they arise.
  • Provide technical support to Engineering studies such as design reviews, HAZOP, SIL, and Constructability reviews.
  • Review and develop equipment data sheets, specifications and enquiry requisitions.
  • Evaluate supplier quotations in preparation for purchase order.
  • Review of documentation and specification requirements for integration within project.
  • Prepare and manage project documentation effectively.
  • Proactively support requirements of other engineering discipline teams to enable concurrent design activities.
  • Input to value engineering and cost saving initiatives.


The appointed Engineer will also:

  • Positively engage with suppliers to enable rapid design development, efficient problem solving and clear communication with the Wood engineering team.
  • Coordinate interdisciplinary review of supplier documentation, consolidate comments and return these to the supplier after resolving any conflicts.
  • Correspond with Suppliers on technical matters and ensure that timely action is taken where necessary to maintain quality, cost and schedule agreements.

Skills / Qualifications


  • Degree qualified in a Mechanical Engineering discipline.
  • Working knowledge of tank design codes and standards.
  • Experience of working on multi-discipline engineering projects, with clients and supplier/manufacturers.
  • Industry experience within Metals Refining, Refinery, Energy, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas.
  • Experience of managing and coordinating Supplier design and manufacturing activities to support an engineering project, including co-ordination meetings and supporting engineering design reviews.
  • Flexible attitude with proven experience of effective working in a project team environment.
  • Skilled with MS office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc).


It will be advantageous if the candidate has:

  • Recent experience of design and manufacture of FRP tanks and equipment for UK or European market.
  • Knowledge of Finglow, PV Elite, HTRI.

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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