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Design Engineer – Water/ Wastewater


  • Salary

    Comprehensive Salary and Benefits Package
  • Education level

    Bachelor's Degree

Our client has an excellent opportunity for a Design Engineer, with 5+ years of experience in the water/wastewater sector, in one or more of the following disciplines – Civil, Process or MEICA – to join the Infrastructure Division.

Role Requirements:

  • A blend of project management and technical expertise with a hands-on understanding of water and wastewater treatment technologies; previous design and/or commissioning experience.
  • Assistance with the design and delivery of water and wastewater treatment schemes at various project stages from feasibility to detailed design, contract document preparation and construction administration.
  • Ensure thorough knowledge and understanding of project deliverables and contractual requirements.
  • Support the Project Manager in the management and monitoring of project delivery within defined budget and programme requirements.
  • Preparation of designs.
  • Preparation of technical specifications and contract documents.
  • Report writing.

Key Skills:

  • Experience in the design and delivery of water/wastewater treatment schemes.
  • Knowledge of different contract types (FIDIC, NEC, Public Works, Irish Water).
  • Knowledge of safety and health regulations with regard to the design process.
  • Understanding of HAZOP, DSEAR, CDM, WIMES, Irish and European Standards and other statutory, regulatory and non-regulatory provisions and guidance.
  • Demonstrable ability to work as a member of a team reporting to senior staff.
  • Ability to work within a team environment and under own initiative to achieve project goals.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to lead technical review workshops with clients; Project Management experience would be an advantage.
  • Member of, or eligible to join, Engineers Ireland.
  • An excellent written and verbal communicator in English.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to comply with Quality Assurance Management Systems is essential.
  • Enthusiastic, hardworking, and flexible.
  • Chartered Engineer, desirable.