Senior Design Engineer (Water)

Senior Design Engineer (Water)

Job Title - Senior Design Engineer (Water)

82390 - Senior Design Engineer (Small Projects)

Location: Kilkenny or Dublin

Duration: Permanent 

Overview of the role:

The successful candidate will produce detailed designs for numerous small scale Water & Wastewater Treatment Plants. The role will have responsibility for ensuring that all work is efficiently and effectively managed and executed within defined constraints, such as time and budget, and with due diligence. This role will be focused on the development of water and wastewater treatment plants, sludge treatment and pumping stations in both municipal and industrial sectors. In executing the role it is paramount that Health & Safety, Ethical and Quality requirements, both legislative and company specific, are respected and taken account of.

Day to day of the role:

- Providing working design solutions to technical problems 
- Your duties are to professionally execute your role with due skill and diligence. 
- Receive the Clients brief/remit, formulate the scope of works and develop the design philosophy
- Provide best value working design solutions to technical problems
- Manage members of the design team to ensure the timely delivery of information, checking the work of other members of staff and providing assistance to their continued learning and development
- Work effectively within a multi-disciplinary design environment Undertake calculations using design software but also by hand as required
- Ensuring that all Project Documentation is managed according to the requirements of the Project Quality Plan and project specific requirements
- Responsibility for ensuring that your work within your department is carried out accurately and with due diligence
- Problem solving and application of good engineering principles
- Understanding and ensuring compliance with Clients Specifications, User Requirement Specifications, Health and Safety Requirements, Company Quality requirements, Company Policy, legislation, design standards and good engineering practice
- Adhere to the Company’s ethical conduct guidelines and maintain a working environment which is supportive and respectful of other employees

Required skills for the role:
 
- Accredited NFQ Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree in relevant discipline
- 5+ years’ previous experience in a similar position and environment
- Knowledge of water and wastewater treatment industry
- Competent user of relevant design software packages
- Willingness to lead by example, with a strong attention to detail and accuracy
- Self-sustaining engineer with ability to effectively work as part of a team and on own initiative
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Analytical and visionary mind-set

To be successful in this role you will also have:

- Chartered (or near Chartered) Membership of a relevant Institution (e.g. IEI, CIWEM)
- Extensive knowledge of current markets conditions
- A proven commitment to continued professional development

Closing Date:
19/07/2018

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