Project Engineering Manager

at Wood
Location Not Specified, Canada
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Permanent


Overview / Responsibilities

In anticipation of a project win, Wood has an opportunity with our Mining & Minerals office in Oakville, ON for a Project Engineering Manager to develop a detailed Bankable Feasibility Study for a copper mining project (construction to be in Uzbekistan). Reporting to the Project Director / Office Engineering Manager and functionally to the Office Operations Director in our Oakville, ON office, this role will assist in the coordination of the execution of project actives.


  • Plan project activities and develop the project schedule
  • Develop the total installed cost estimate
  • Perform all aspects of project integration activities including project reporting, monitoring and controlling and resource forecasting
  • Work with Project Controls to monitor project metrics and to control project costs and schedule on a continual basis
  • Prepare required trends expeditiously to reflect scope changes, cost and schedule impacts per Change Management protocol
  • Assist in project QA/QC activities to ensure project execution meets the requirements prescribed in the PEP/DBM
  • Plan, schedule, conduct and coordinate detailed phases of engineering work in one discipline/project/staff group
  • Coordinate engineering efforts in assigned areas between specialty and other engineering groups/disciplines with clients, suppliers and contractors and between other divisional groups
  • Compile and complete project technical reports

Skills / Qualifications

  • At least 10 years of progressive experience on heavy industrial projects, with at least 5 years of experience mining projects as a project engineer/project manager
  • Bachelor degree in Engineering
  • Professional Engineer designation in Canada
  • Working knowledge of internationally applicable industry codes and guidelines
  • Experience in Russian language (written and spoken) preferred
  • Previous experience on Russian projects and knowledge of Russian codes and standards
  • Formal Project Management training would be an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized, systematic and competent to perform detailed technical tasks
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Must be familiar in working in a multi-discipline setting, with ability to coordinate and communicate with each discipline
  • Authorization to lawfully work in Canada without sponsorship from Wood is required

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

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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