Project Engineer

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

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an opportunity for a Project Engineer to join our team in Staines on a staff basis. 


You will be required to help support delivery of engineering excellence in assigned project(s) through coordinating and delivering the engineering for an assigned project scope to schedule and in accordance with applicable procedures, specifications and standards.

  • Fully proficient with the Technical contents of engineering deliverables like Line List, Equipment List, Tie-in List, Tie-in Schedule, BEDD etc. Prepare and coordinate other discipline input to these deliverables prior to formal issue
  • Prepares project plans and multi-discipline documents such as basis of design, subcontract scopes of work
  • Able to coordinate inputs from multidisciplinary engineering teams in one office location, OR from a single discipline team across multiple execution centres
  • Coordinate inputs to and issue engineering deliverables such as Designs, Reports etc, ensuring accuracy and timeliness
  • Execute assigned project scope in accordance with the project engineering manhour budget and schedule requirements
  • Implement the engineering workshare strategies for multi-centre execution projects for assigned project scope, responsible for the quality of the Project Engineering deliverables prepared by the workshare centre
  • Coordinate engineering activities performed by others
  • Under guidance, prepares project-specific procedures
  • Report on progress issues
  • Quality, HSE and Assurance
  • Develops a good knowledge of engineering standards and procedures; participates in key events gaining practical experience
  • Checks Health, Safety, Environment and Security (HSES) implementation by review against standards, procedures, work practices and literature
  • Prepares project specific procedures under guidance
  • Ensures that the Engineering disciplines comply strictly with the contract and scope of work in completing project activities
  • Responsible for assuring quality of engineering deliverables before issue to customer
  • Chairs technical meetings with Third Parties and manages particular technical issues through to completion

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or Masters in an engineering discipline
  • Have experience in an appropriate industry (ideally in one or more of Oil & Gas, LNG & GTL, Refining, Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Pharmaceutical, Power)
  • Good understanding of technical work scope, key dates and milestones
  • Positive attitude to learn and develop
  • Able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Takes initiative and seeks out improvements
  • Good communicator verbally and in written form
  • Strong planning, organising and execution skills
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • Works effectively as a member of a team

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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