• Title
    Demolition and Decommissioning Lead
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Additional Work Location
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is seeking a Demolition and Decommissioning (D&D) Project Director to build Wood’s D&D portfolio in multiple sectors. These projects typically require coordination of a large number of inter-related tasks and management of multi-disciplinary technical teams and subcontractors. Wood’s role in the D&D projects will vary from consultant, owners engineer, construction manager, or general contractor. This position will develop and lead full-scope D&D projects for the Capital Projects group, as well as serve as a Subject Matter Expert to other Groups.


    The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, communication, team-building and stakeholder management skills, and hands-on experience self-performing decommissioning & demolition. The individual will have a proven track record of pursuing and executing D&D projects at government and commercial facilities, including Power, Industrial, Mining, and Oil & Gas.


    Work Locations

    Charlotte, NC or Kennesaw, GA preferred (Other U.S. Wood office locations may be considered)


    Key Responsibilities


    • Identify potential D&D pursuits and develop and lead capture plan.
    • Develop project execution plans, lead project reviews, lead negotiations with the client on change orders and contractual disputes while maintaining a solid client relationship and client satisfaction
    • Manage project resources, schedule and budget
    • Prepare proposals for D&D pursuits
    • Ensure proper implementation of project safety and quality assurance programs and corporate policies and procedures
    • Work directly with customers in interpreting the actual needs of individual clients
    • Determine required scope and level of effort of project work including the degree of completeness and precision to which project elements should be addressed
    • Coordinate site activities with Wood staff, contractors, subcontractors, agency personnel and client representatives
    • Exercise independent professional judgment not subject to close review
    • Maintain a high level of communications skill
    • Demonstrate a high level of competence in directing and managing large multi-disciplined projects
    • Provide technical direction to and mentors subordinate staff
    • Responsible for ensuring the Firm’s administrative and financial policies and procedures as well as the methods and procedures specific to his/her specific discipline are followed
    • Represent Wood and interact in a professional manner with client and subcontractor representatives while on field assignments
    • Understand, apply and oversee safety requirements in the field
    • May travel frequently to project sites including sites remote from the office
    • Represent the firm in presentations to clients
    • Meet with client representatives and conduct his / herself in a manner compatible with the firm’s professional standards and financial goals
    • Other duties as assigned

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Have a BS/BA degree or higher in engineering or construction related field
    • Minimum of 15 years relevant experience and management responsibility with at least 10 years directly leading decommissioning and demolition (D&D) projects
    • Experience leading field staff, laborers, equipment operators and other personnel on projects
    • Experience performing D&D in multiple sectors including Power, Government, Oil & Gas, Mining, and Industrial is desired. Experience with Radiological D&D is a plus. International experience is a plus.
    • Good organizational, technical, writing, communication and team-building skills
    • Must have a good working knowledge of project controls including scheduling, budgeting, progress monitoring and forecasting. Experience using Primavera P6 scheduling tool desirable.
    • Ability to establish effective working relationships with subcontractors required
    • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
    • Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record
    • Formal project management training and certification desirable

    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.


    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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