Principal Asset Management Consultant

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Asset Management
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Principal Asset Management Consultant to join the Operational Management Solutions (OMS) Business unit based in our Perth CBD office. 


This is full-time permanent staff role and responsibilities of the position include:

  • Lead the development and delivery of asset management, asset performance management, and reliability engineering solutions that address client’s needs within OMS and the wider Wood groups
  • Provide technical leadership in the area of strategic asset management, asset performance management systems / tools (e.g. GE Digital APM, SAP iAPM), reliability engineering and operations readiness within OMS and the wider Wood business
  • Provide consulting services in the areas of strategic asset management, asset performance management systems, reliability engineering and operations readiness to operational clients
  • Manage a portfolio of core client relationships so as to provide a sustainable pipeline of business opportunities
  • Identify and convert potential project and services opportunities so as to widen the portfolio of long-term business relationships
  • Oversee and contribute to the preparation of proposals
  • Provide technical and commercial direction to consultants, overview of project schedules and budgets and perform detailed review of critical aspects of project
  • Assist with professional development of engineers and consultants by sharing of the Technical Consultant’s specific skills and knowledge.
  • Motivate and obtain commitment of OMS personnel to project QA / QC requirements i.e. comply with Wood procedures and provide a fit for purpose solution, on time and within budget.
  • Project Manager or Project Director on large or technically challenging projects
  • Peer Review / DTA / SME on projects
  • High degree of client contact with responsibility for specific clients 
  • Systems, practices and procedures implemented, understood and continuously updated and measured via project systems and audit reports

Join us in the heart of Perth's CBD at Dexus Place - 240 St Georges Terrace, free 24/7 access to an exclusive on-site gym, terrific end of trip facilities, coffee machines serving on demand and plenty of space to get creative.  In addition, you will have access to remote and flexible working options, purchased annual leave and employee discount programs.  At Wood you will join an inclusive and diverse global community of inquisitive minds and recognised industry innovators, partnering to create new possibilities.


Please note that we are only able to accept applications from candidates who hold the right to work in Australia without restrictions. 

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum of 15 years engineering and consulting experience in asset intensive industries
  • Knowledge of and prior experience in plant operations in one or more of the Mining, Minerals, Energy, Utilities and Infrastructure sectors
  • Recognised specialist engineering knowledge and expertise in strategic Asset Management, Reliability Engineering, Operations Readiness and Assurance, Asset (Performance) Management systems and business processes
  • Exposure to operations and maintenance activities and practices on operating assets in Mining, Energy and other related sectors
  • Well-developed computer skills and knowledge of databases, spreadsheets and typical reliability engineering and asset management software (e.g. RAM tools, Reliability Analysis, FMECA / CMMS build tools, GED APM or equivalent systems)
  • Ability to develop and maintain client relationships on the basis of technical credibility and project delivery record
  • Eligible for Chartered Professional Engineer membership and NPER-3 Registration
  • Demonstrated experience in undertaking business development activities to acquire new work 
  • Ability to structure and organise workflow, including appropriate delegation to internal stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience in team leadership 
  • Analytical, solutions driven
  • Ability to influence and inspire confidence around technical solutions
  • Ability to demonstrate innovative solutions and thought processes

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.



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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