Civil Engineering Technician

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Civil Engineering
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting a Civil Engineering Technician to join our Environment and Infrastructure Solutions engineering team, working on infrastructure projects in our Bristol office.

The successful candidate will contribute to the project engineering design by providing input at all stages from feasibility and ‘optioneering’ through to the production of detailed design drawings for procurement and construction.

Key Duties

  • Production of computer aided design drawings to clients’ engineering standards and specifications and ensuring design deliverables meet required standards of accuracy and quality
  • Working in conjunction with multi-disciplinary engineering teams – civil, structural, water management, process, mechanical & electrical/ICA
  • Supporting projects with data analysis and contributing to reports
  • Preparation of simple calculations
  • Supporting the administration of project
  • Contributing to providing solutions to design problems
  • Keeping your training log up to date and attending training / Continued Professional Development days (CPD), where appropriate

Skills / Qualifications

Skills / Experience

  • Proficient in Computer Aided Design (CAD) with an excellent working knowledge of AutoCAD for production of construction drawings
  • Knowledge/ experience of creating 3D models using Civil 3D / MX / Navisworks
  • Ability to work accurately, flexibly and to integrate their work with other discipline areas, whilst working to tight programme and budget constraints
  • Ability to communicate fluently with other team members and produce reports in clear English
  • Have a heightened awareness of personal safety and a good understanding of the CDM Regulations
  • Ability to travel and visit operational and construction sites as required and to act in a safe manner


  • BIM experience and understanding
  • Experience with Autodesk Infraworks and Vehicle tracking
  • Knowledge/experience of using highway design software packages
  • Knowledge of DMRB
  • Experience of using drainage software such as MicroDrainage or PDS


  • 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), usually including English and Maths
    HND or HNC in Civil Engineering
  • Hold, or working towards EngTech membership of an appropriate professional body (desirable)

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 45,000 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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