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Field Engineer, Heavy Civil EPC Construction Projects at Wood PLC in Hermiston, Oregon

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Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood seeks a Field Engineer, responsible for supporting the Project Manager in the successful delivery of small and medium size projects predominantly (mining, shale, oil & gas) in Construction-phase project management as well. The role will involve project management tasks across a variety of projects and sectors at any one time, providing direction to the project team and supporting Project Directors. The successful candidate will be managing/Estimating large EPC heavy Industrial/civil/municipal construction projects based in Hermiston, OR.

The position will provide an interesting and varied workload drawing upon your technical, organizational and communication skills and will require a methodical approach to planning and managing projects. As a consultancy our main asset is our people and so it is essential that you have excellent verbal and written communication skills to maximize both internal and external work opportunities.

Duties may include:
  • planning what work needs to be done, when and who's going to do it
  • assessing the risks involved in a particular project and managing these risks
  • making sure the work is done to the right standard
  • motivating the team of people involved in the project
  • coordinating work done by different people
  • making sure the project is running on time and to budget
  • dealing with changes to the project as and when necessary
  • making sure the project delivers the expected outcomes and benefits
  • accurate estimating and forecasting, including Earned Value Analysis
  • writing project management documentation such as Project Execution Plans, Quality Plans, Health and Safety Plans, Stakeholder Management Plans; and effectively implementing these
  • liaising with the customer and stakeholders
  • contract administration and interfacing with the legal team
  • supporting bid teams and developing elements of bid submissions

Skills / Qualifications


• 5 years of construction project experience
• be effective at planning, monitoring and reviewing
• be decisive and able to work well under pressure
• must be able to read & interpret project drawings, manage change, and estimate work
• have a good understanding of health and safety
• must be able to control cost, schedule, completion and reporting to upper management
• be able to co-ordinate work carried out by different people and organizations
• be able to work as part of a team and on their own initiative
• have a minimum level of intermediate excel skills
• have skills in developing and managing schedules in Microsoft Project and/or Primavera
• be excellent at time management and managing competing pressures from different projects
• have an understanding of the NEC3 Suite of Contracts
• have experience in construction and engineering projects
• MBA preferred

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

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.