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Department Technical Authority - Civil

Job Description and Requirements

Wood. is recruiting a Department Technical Authority - Civil, to further increase the capacity and knowledge base of the well-established Civil/ Structural Engineering department. This will give you the opportunity to work on a wide range of Wood. projects.


  • Have extensive experience in the oil/gas, hydrocarbon, refinery, infrastructure industries on large to mega projects.
  • Reviews engineering studies, design drawings and documents, and material and equipment specifications.
  • Extensive knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, international codes and standards, procedures, and specifications.
  • Demonstrates ability to work with others.
  • Has demonstrated technical capabilities /expertise.
  • Must have good technical knowledge of civil design practices, calculations, design details, international codes and standards.
  • Has capability of providing sound technical advice to team members
  • Reviews engineering studies, design drawings and documents.
  • May assist Discipline Head in providing technical excellence and standards for the department.
  • Provide technical advice to project team.
  • Able to use design and assessment methods.
  • Routinely report job progress status.
  • Routinely communicate with Client counterpart on project technical matters.
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively and deliver requirements in a timely manner
  • May supervise work of other Engineers assigned to the job
  • Able to provide technical guidance to the project team.
  • Prepare / review project deliverables, as requested.
  • Prepare / review design criteria and concept, as applicable.
  • Prepare / review technical study reports


  • B. Sc. Engineering or Equivalent, MS Degree will be an advantage
  • Registered Engineer or Equivalent.
  • 20-25 year’s of extensive experience (Minumum). Higher experience will be preferable.
  • Thorough knowledge in civil/ infrastructure works design, including roads, storm drainage, and underground utilities such as water supply, sanitary sewer, oily water and irrigation system. and experience in using design tools, guides, project codes and specifications.
  • Should be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office software (Word and Excel) and applicable or work related software such as (WATERCAD, SEWERCAD, STORMCAD and other related software).
  • Responsible for the continual improvement of the department processes by notifying the Department Head of any concerns with the QMS.
  • May be assigned as a Discipline Technical Authority (DTA); a person identified as an overall technically competent team member able to address technically complex issues & mentor team members with their technical work.
  • May be assigned as a Subject Matter Expert (SME); a person recognized to possess a high degree of knowledge on a particular subject and/or piece of equipment.