• Title
    Junior Structural Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Structural
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is seeking a Junior Structural Engineer to join our Process Technology (Fired Heater) group in New Jerseyto assist with project execution of large and complicated Fired Heaters and Specialty Furnaces. Our products are large capacity Direct Fired Heaters and Specialty Furnaces for the Domestic and International Oil Refining and Petrochemical Industry. Current Projects include heaters destined for Korea, India, Chile, and USA with fabrication being performed worldwide.


    Role Overview


    The Engineer will be responsible for performing structural analysis and design calculations for fired heater components and associated supporting structures. Work includes the design of internal heater alloy castings for tube supports, design and analysis of flue gas ducts, flexibility analysis of furnace components and piping systems, and fired heater structural steel design and analysis. Required to prepare weight take-offs, develop gravity, wind, and seismic loading calculations, and review shop drawings and RFI’s.


    Key Responsibilities 

    • Prepare structural design calculations for fired heaters, stacks, and associated equipment
    • Review calculations prepared by other engineers
    • Perform pipe stress analysis on piping systems in high temperature service
    • Provide sketches and coordinate with design department to ensure accuracy and quality of design drawings
    • Occasionally travel to client locations for meetings or equipment troubleshooting
    • Review and approve shop drawings

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Structural, or Mechanical Engineering
    • 0-3 years experience in structural steel design or design of fired heaters
    • EIT License preferred but not required
    • Oil and Gas industry experience is a plus
    • Knowledge of relevant codes (AISC, ASCE, AWS, ASME etc.)
    • Proficiency in STAAD.Pro or other structural modelling software
    • Working knowledge of Caesar or other pipe stress analysis program is a plus
    • Familiarity with MicroStation or AutoCAD
    • Ability to work in a team environment as well as perform routine work with minimal supervision

    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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