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Commercial Contracts Position

Commercial Contracts Position

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Finance Operations
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions (E&IS), a multi-national, world class engineering and construction company, is seeking to fill a position in its Commercial Contracts group. The candidate would report directly to the Commercial Director for Wood E&IS Business Line headquartered in Alpharetta, GA.


The successful candidate will have a solid background in construction law or contracting as well as an understanding of engineering/consultancy contracting. The duties will entail contract review, drafting and negotiations with both large multi-national private entities as well as state and local governments, globally. The candidate will be expected to maintain an office presence with regular business hours at the E&IS Corporate Headquarters in Alpharetta Ga.  


We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with an excellent ability to grasp legal and business issues quickly, communicate well and operate closely with Operations Managers across E&IS’s global business. Equally important, the candidate must be willing and able to provide practical and constructive advice to Operations Managers in a fast-paced, dynamic business environment. The position is an excellent opportunity for career development in a renowned, multi-national, engineering and consultancy company.

Skills / Qualifications

The successful candidate will be expected to bring the following credentials and understanding to the position:


  • 2+ years construction law experience with a law firm or contract review and negotiations experience with a well-known construction or engineering company
  • Degree from an accredited law school, college or university
  • Demonstrated capability in drafting, reviewing and negotiating complex construction and engineering contracts
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Practical and proactive problem-solving skills
  • Strong business acumen and excellent judgment
  • Personable, critical thinker able to partner with Operations Managers globally
  • Driven to achieve excellent results and win-win negotiations for Operations and Clients
  • Ability to work independently and under time pressured deadlines
  • Highest Ethics, mature, confident and able to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic business environment
  • Competent computing skills

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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