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Field Engineer

Company: Wood
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently searching for a Field Engineer for an assignment in Lake Charles, LA. The Field Engineer will provide advanced constructability input to engineering by optimizing construction knowledge and experience to reduce construction costs; improve quality, safety and productivity; shorten construction schedules; and reduce or eliminate construction inefficiencies.


  • Assist with the development of the project execution plan, bid submissions, construction methodology and
    strategies. Provide construction technical support to the customer and the Wood discipline engineering
    team, throughout the FEED and detailed design phases of a project
  • Support project controls in developing the build sequence/construction schedule and proactively risk
    managing of the schedule
  • Provide input to the contracting strategy and during bid clarification process
  • Act as senior team member in the constructability team, guiding conversion of engineering designs into
    construction workpacks and overseeing work of others.
  • Responsible for the delivery of construction deliverables to the required technical standards to support and facilitate site construction activities
  • Responsible for delivery of construction work packs which give clear activity breakdown and
    detailed narratives for all construction activities
  • Contribute discipline experience to the ongoing development of project work methods,
    processes and team development
  • Carry out a constructability review of all work packs, resolving minor issues and escalating more
    serious issues to more senior construction staff or relevant engineering discipline. This will
    include input at scope survey and engineering stage
  • Deliver against agreed planned work scopes ensuring obligations are met by way of timely
    completion of work packs
  • Provide discipline input to scope definition and execution
  • Ensure that all plant and equipment is fully certificated and controlled cost effectively
  • Ensure effective control of all material movements
  • If identified, react to change in scope, inform necessary parties and complete the necessary
    change management documentation
  • Check installation quality and subsequent verification are completed in accordance with
  • Participate in audits and incident investigations as required
  • Contributes to assessing effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to
    continuously improving systems, personal and team performance
  • Assisting with the delivery and timely execution of the project/contract/service and ensure the
    contract requirements are satisfied
  • Ensure quality requirements are understood and complied with and prepare quality plans and
    documents in accordance with the relevant project, statutory and legislative requirements

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Appropriate level of construction experience in relevant industry sector, typically a minimum of 10 years of construction engineering experience if degree qualified OR trade discipline qualified
      with a minimum 7 years relevant practical experience
    • Have a broad and deep technical knowledge of construction discipline and associated
    • Ability to identify risk to delivery and build in mitigation / contingency plans
    • Substantial experience of interpreting discipline documentation
    • Sound knowledge and understanding of Risk Assessments (RA), Hazard and Operability Studies
      (HAZOPS) and Hazard Identification Studies (HAZIDS)
    • Substantial knowledge and understanding of technical specifications
    • Understands the business drivers within customer organisations and how these can be
      influenced by innovative designs and cost effective solutions
    • Good interpersonal organizational, communication and team building skills

      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 40,000 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.

Keywords: Wood, Lake Charles , Field Engineer, Engineering , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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