Water Sector Engineer

Cork, Dublin
Industry Sector:
Water Jobs, Wastewater Jobs, Waste Management Jobs, Flood Jobs, Flood Risk Jobs, Water Treatment Jobs, Building Jobs, Clean Water Jobs, Sewage Jobs, Sustainable Building Jobs, Water Hygiene Jobs, Water Industry Jobs, Water Utility Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Hydrologist, Civil Engineering, Infrastructure, Waste Engineer, Water Engineering, Senior Waste Management
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Remuneration and Excellent Benefits Package
Start Date:
Standard notice/ ASAP
Gaia Talent
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Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented Civil Engineer to join a fast-growing Water Team in Belfast, Cork or Dublin. The role offers the opportunity for the right candidate to develop their skills and progress their career, working as part of a team of innovative engineers and technical specialists to deliver an exciting portfolio of work for clients across Ireland and the UK, including water and wastewater networks; treatment plants; flood defence schemes; and related infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing outline and detailed civil engineering designs;
  • Producing technical and commercial reports, drawings, specifications, schedules, and other documentation;
  • Preparing cost estimates;
  • Giving presentations and attending meetings with clients and third parties;
  • Assisting in the management of projects;
  • Completing site inspections;
  • Implementing Company procedures to consider and mitigate Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental risks;
  • Developing your technical and project management skills;
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team environment, in close partnership with clients and contractors.

Essential Experience

  • Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering (or equivalent);
  • Chartered or actively working towards obtaining a professional qualification with a recognised institution (e.g., Engineers Ireland);
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with colleagues, design teams, clients, and contractors;
  • A working knowledge of Health and Safety;
  • Minimum two years’ post-graduate experience in a water sector engineering design role (ideally water/wastewater networks and/or treatment design);
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desirable Experience:

  • Experience in a Client-facing role;
  • Experience in preparing technical specifications and contract documents for water utility client projects in Ireland and the UK;
  • Knowledge and experience of various forms of contract used in the water sector (e.g., FIDIC, NEC, Government Forms of Contract);
  • Project management and budget control experience;
  • Able to lead and successfully deliver multidisciplinary projects;
  • Working knowledge of software including AutoCAD, InfoWorks, ArcGIS, & Microsoft Project;
  • A working knowledge of water and wastewater treatment process design, geotechnical engineering, structural design and hydraulics;
  • Familiarity with local regulatory requirements and approval processes.

Please bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% of the criteria to be considered for this position.

Benefits on offer:

  • Flexible working
  • Pension matched up to 7% of base salary;
  • Competitive annual leave;
  • An annual professional institution subscription;
  • Life insurance;
  • Income continuance;
  • Enhanced paternity leave;
  • Annual company performance bonus scheme – Subject to company performance;
  • Flexible benefits including Cycle to work and travel tickets;
  • Commitment to Continuing Professional Development;
  • Mentoring and support for career development and progression.

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