Senior OHL Design Engineer
Published: 12th January 2018 (12 days ago)
Horsham, United Kingdom
Job Type

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilties

Wood anticipate a need for Senior Overhead Lines Design Engineers for upcoming projects in 2018.  These will be based in our offices in either Leicester or Horsham, project dependent.


Purpose of the Position:

  • Deliver drawings, documents and other design deliverables in accordance with engineering procedures, guidance notes and training
  • Assist the Lead Engineer in overall scheme design delivery, construction support and design management
  • Development of skills and knowledge, and support others, in line with business needs
  • Support development of systems and technologies to enhance our efficiency, quality and innovation
  • Delivery of tasks against the programme and budget as directed by the lead engineer
  • Delivery of tasks in accordance with Wood, industry and client standards and specifications
  • Delivery package level management of time and cost
  • Identification and development of personal engineering competence and where appropriate the development of others in the team
  • The control of documents and drawings in accordance with company, team and project management procedures
  • Take care of your own health and safety whilst at work; ensure your activities do not adversely affect the health and safety of others or damage the environment
  • Co-operate with the company in all matters of health, safety and environment protection and make your contribution to reducing accidents and conserving natural resources

Skills / Qualifications



  • Formal academic engineering qualification - Degree or equivalent


  • Chartered (or working towards) Status
  • OHL Industry recognised training and certification

Experience, Skills and Knowledge

  • Minimum 7 years experience in an OHL engineering environment and proven track record of scheme delivery
  • Knowledge of OHL and related engineering specifications and standards, BSI, ENA
  • Knowledge of OHL related civil, structural and temporary works activities
  • Distinct competence or expert knowledge of one or more OHL related civil, structural and temporary works discipline areas
  • Use of engineering, CAD and general document production software
  • Knowledge of HSE and CDM regulations
  • Ability to perform Risk Assessments and develop mitigation strategie


  • Contracting and Consulting experience
  • NG and/or DNO specification knowledge
  • PLS, ProjectWise, Microstation, AutoCAD
  • Design Co-ordinator experience
  • Chair amd/or fscilitate Risk Assesment and Hazid meetings

** Must have Proof of Right to Work in the UK **


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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