Senior Draughtsperson

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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently sourcing Expression of Interest candidates for Senior Draughtsperson opportunities based in Hull.


To provide drawing / document updates (mainly using AutoCAD and raster editing packages but occasionally using other CAD software), creating mark - ups, checking and approving from redlined as - built drawings using the relevant standards, processes and procedures. In addition to maintaining a high level of organisation and attention to detail to enable the Drawing Office to continue to deliver a quality service.


  • Update drawings / documentation to as - built documentation
  • Provide QA checking / approval of drawings / documentation produced by Junior Draughtsperson, Draughtsperson and Senior Draughtsperson
  • Locate associated drawings and review the impact the modifications may have, providing red - lined drawings for Junior Draughtsperson and Draughtsperson to work from
  • Provide technical guidance to Junior Draughtsperson and Draughtsperson
  • Lead site surveys
  • Report to Section Leader
  • Manage own workload to ensure timely delivery to customers
  • Review customer modification work packs received to ensure technical and construction information is correct
  • Attend customer meetings
  • Assist in the provision of Cost, Time & Resource (CTR) estimates
  • Lead / Assist, as required in managing discrete scopes of work
  • Adhere to company policies & procedures
  • Be part of the company Safety and Quality Culture
  • Ensure customer satisfaction is maintained / exceeded
  • Continually review technology and current processes to offer innovative solutions enchaning delivery of service to customers

Skills / Qualifications


  • Minimum Grade C GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics
  • HNC qualification (or equivalent) or suitable experience
  • AutoCAD qualification or suitable experience
  • Grade C or above GCSE in Science / Technology (Desirable)
  • Have professional registration with a recognized Institution (IEng preferable) but not essential


  • A good standard of written English
  • Manual handling training (desirable)
  • Have experience of working with Electronic Document Management Systems (EDMS)


  • Experience within a Drawing Office environment
  • Experience of using a variety of software packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • A good level of general computer skills (good electronic housekeeping)
  • Experience of working with clients on telephone or via email in a professional manner
  • Experience within the Oil and Gas, Petrochemical or Power Generation sectors (Desirable)
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of industry best practices and work to established standards and current legislation 

Skills & Competencies

  • Possess excellent skills in using AutoCAD software and computer literacy
  • Excellent communication skills (written & oral)
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • The ability to learn new skills and adapt to changing workload demand
  • Professional manner & conduct
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and accuracy in all work undertaken
  • Computer literate with practical working experience
  • Self - motivated and able to work with minimum supervision
  • The ability to liaise with people at all levels both internal and external to the organisation
  • Demonstrate the ability to use own judgement and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a busy environment and cope with workload demands from both internal and external sources
  • The ability to work to targets / deadlines
  • Excellent self - time management skills
  • Be a flexible team player and be able to work on own initiative
  • Positive attitude to change

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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