Technical Administrator - (Materials, Equipment & Plant)

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Administration / PA / Secretarial
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood requires the services of a Technical Plant & Equipment Clerk/Administrator based in their offices in Haughton Road, Darlington. 

  • Reporting to Operations Manager and working closely with Plant Managers/Project Managers/Site Engineers and QS/Supply Chain using a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, etc. your responsibilities and duties will be to support the functions of the various T&D projects.
  • Process weekly day work sheets in line with individual site reporting requirements.
  • Processing material/plant/hire requisitions as issued by the projects in Oracle
  • Maintain and track the status of all plant and hire equipment and inform projects
  • Liaise with project sites and Supply Chain to maintain hire validities.
  • Off hire equipment as required by projects
  • Maintain effective communications with vendors and hire companies
  • Assist in the processing of invoices for agreed accounts in accordance with T&D policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the maintenance of adequate contemporary records, including scanning and electronic filing of data.
  • Provide proactive administration and coordination support and assistance to all areas of the T&D Darlington Operations as and when required and requested by management and projects.
  • To read, understand and implement the Company’s Health Safety Environmental/Ethics and Quality Policies and the arrangements described in the Company Management System documents,
  • Ensuring Company operates in a legal and responsible manner
  • Have awareness of the Health and Safety at Work Regulations which relate to office practices
  • Monitor incoming calls and emails for Plant and equipment requirements and take appropriate action
  • General Administration duties:
    • Scanning
    • Laminating
    • Photocopying
    • Perform other related duties as required

Skills / Qualifications


  • Previous experience of working in an office environment
  • Demonstrable experience in similar role.
  • Good understanding of office administration processes and practices.
  • Computer literate in standard software packages (Excel/Word/PowerPoint)
  • IT Literate (Excel / Word / PowerPoint etc.)
  • Educated to Standard Grade/GCSE level
  • Previous experience in an office environment is essential


  • Strong organisational skills
  • The ability to plan your own work, work on your own initiative and meet deadlines
  • The ability to manage pressure and conflicting demands and prioritise tasks and workload
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Tact, discretion and respect for confidentiality
  • A pleasant, confident telephone manner
  • Teamwork
  • Reliability and honesty

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

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