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Structural Designer, Junior/ Intermediate

Structural Designer, Junior/ Intermediate

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Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Structural
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Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood’s Mining & Minerals business performs consulting and EPCM services for many of the world’s leading mining companies and is executing world-class projects on five continents.


Terra Nova Technologies (TNT), a subsidiary of Wood, based near San Diego, designs, supplies, delivers and installs material handling systems for mining and mineral processing, coal, aggregate and cement clients throughout the world. Our experience includes delivery of mobile stacking system, crushing plant, and conveyor (stockpile, overland, in-pit, and in-plant) projects in 15 countries on 6 continents. We currently hold about 80% of the world market in the manufacture and installation of multiple-lift heap leach stacking systems.


TNT currently has an exciting opportunity for a Junior/Intermediate Structural Designer. Reporting to the Manager, Production Designer, this position can be located in our Santee, CA or Boise, ID offices. This role has overall responsibility for providing Structural Design Services on a variety of projects. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.


Key Responsibilities

  • Providing structural design, 3D modeling and drafting support for the construction of portable, semi-mobile and fixed plant crushing and conveying systems
  • Preparing drawings for structural steel, reinforced concrete, masonry, and/or wood structures using AutoCAD
  • Reviewing project documents prior to issue for scope and presentation against project standards and specifications
  • Coordinating and working with project team members

Skills / Qualifications

  • Technical diploma with experience in structural design and drafting
  • 2-8 years of relevant structural design experience with a focus in the mining industry
  • Experience with AutoCAD computer skills and 3D design/drafting experience using is an asset
  • Experience working on mining and/or heavy industrial projects would be considered an asset
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively when managing multiple tasks
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team environment

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 55,000 people, with revenues of around $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. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

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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