Senior Water Engineer - Belfast

Location: Ireland

GBP 50,000 - 55,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2208-30840

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Senior Engineer with 10+ years' water industry experience with knowledge of hydraulic/civil engineering design and assessment of sewer/drainage/distribution network systems?

Do you have a keen interest in business development and market growth?

If you have the relevant experience, please forward your CV to or call her on +353 1 7978720 to discuss the role in confidence.

Senior Water Engineer - Belfast

Job Description

Our client is one of the leading global Design, Engineering and Project Management Consultancies employing over 15,000 staff worldwide. 

Management and coordination of resources for design and feasibility projects across the water sector for various clients

Lead the planning and delivery of feasibility/design projects for a variety of clients as part of a team as well as on individual assignments as required.

Bidding, developing scopes and pricing new work

Technical report writing and checking.

Lead Client/project Meetings and attend client sites/offices as required

Project and design management of schemes, delivering projects to time and to budget.

Prepare financial and technical proposals for project opportunities.

Proactive commitment to Health and Safety.

Supervision, management and technical development of junior members of the team.

Drive the development, adoption and embedding of digital processes


10+ years' experience in the water industry with experience of Civil Engineering Design and/or feasibility and delivery in the Water and/or Wastewater Sector

Knowledge of industry standards wrt distribution networks/drainage/wastewater networks.

Experience of the hydraulic/civil engineering design and assessment of sewer/drainage/distribution network systems.

Awareness of network modelling

Line Management and/or mentoring experience.

Project Management and business development experience.

Experience of developing proposals and undertaking bids

Digital product, technical development and sales promotion.

Full UK driving licence (clean)

Demonstrable Project Management skills wrt budget, programme and deliverable management

An interest and aptitude in business development/market growth

Competence in the use of Geographical Information Systems. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Proven track record in coordinating and delivering technically excellent projects.

Proactive and motivated to develop technical knowledge and experience.

Keen interest and appreciation of the Water Industry.

A natural curiosity for developing innovative and cost-effective solutions for our clients.


Basic Salary £50k - £55k + Excellent benefits package

Negotiable for the right candidate and details on request


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Senior Water Engineer interested in roles based in Belfast, you can contact Karen by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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