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Senior Project Engineer - Waste Water

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: Dublin
Contract Type: Full Time Permanent

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Senior Project Engineer - Dublin

Why not come and work for one of Irelands most progressive and ambitious engineering and environmental consultancies. We work in sustainability so if you want to progress your career in a socially responsible company working towards a sustainable planet then join us.

We are based in Ireland but also work in the UK, Europe and Middle East. We recently joined the RSK Group who are an amalgamation of over 100 companies working in the area of water and environmental remediation. Our group plan is to have reached a turnover of £1 billion with over 10,000 employees by 2025 with sustainability at our heart.

Project Description:
Nicholas O'Dwyer is currently looking for a Wastewater Civil Senior Project Engineer to work within our Wastewater Department at our head office in Dublin. The position will allow remote working during COVID and flexibility once restrictions are lifted.

The successful candidate would be working as part of a team on International and Domestic Wastewater Projects including:

  • Portfolio of Design and Build projects in Sub Saharan Africa and Central Europe
  • Worldbank and EU Funded Wastewater Tenders
  • Irish Water Design and Supervision frameworks
  • Dublin Airport Drainage Masterplan
  • Cork Lower Harbour Main Drainage Project
  • Severn Trent Water Design Services
  • Yorkshire Water & AMP7

You will be assigned to a team running many different projects concurrently. These will all be at different stages and your daily / weekly / monthly tasks will include elements of the below. We structure it like this to give you a varied workload and to keep the position exciting and challenging.

Project tasks:

  • Feasibility Assessments
  • Preparing Preliminary Reports
  • Scoping Investigation Contracts
  • Detailed Design
  • Preparing Technical Specification and Contract Documents
  • Procurement Process
  • Construction Stage Administration
  • Coordination of inputs from other team members
  • Client liaison.

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience gained in the design of civil engineering works or the supervision of site development works
  • You will be degree qualified in Civil Engineering with an interest in Water Engineering exceptional candidates in other engineering disciplines such as Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical who show an aptitude for the wastewater sector would also be considered
  • Ideally have experience in the delivery of consultancy services and some project management.
  • Be highly motivated to succeed and progress your career within this consultancy.
  • Good time management skills, with the ability to prioritise work and manage many tasks concurrently.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.


  • Competitive salary with regular reviews
  • Remote working during COVID and flexibility once restrictions are lifted
  • 21 days annual leave
  • Dedicated Mentor to assist you in setting and achieving long term career goals
  • Route to Chartership offering a full and comprehensive mentored programme supporting engineers in attaining Chartership
  • CPD accredited employer with educational assistance provided
  • Paid professional membership for two certified bodies

When you join Nicholas O’Dwyer, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. We are recognised experts in the arena of designing, developing and managing infrastructure assets worldwide to meet society’s needs.

Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the infrastructure environment for future generations to come.



Our mission is to provide advice and assistance to today’s global community in the delivery of sustainable infrastructure for tomorrow. As a professional engineering and environmental consultancy, we provide water engineering, environmental engineering, and civil and structural engineering services to both public and private sector clients, mainly in the transportation and infrastructure sectors.

Over the years we have provided services in water and wastewater engineering to authorities serving over five million consumers, and we’ve used our engineering services to help develop over five thousand kilometres of highways, making us one of the most respected consulting engineering practices in Ireland today. We’ve worked in over 20 countries and counting throughout the developing world and our employees have access to a range of major projects in Ireland, the UK, Europe, and Africa. 

Nicholas O’Dwyer is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” Today, RSK Group consists of over 120 businesses and employs over 7,000 specialists. The group is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has an established presence in more than 40 countries around the world.

Generous Annual Leave

Cycle to Work Scheme

Mental Health Support

Tax Saver Options

Employee Assistance Program

Staff Mentorship Program

Company Pension Plan

Flexible and Hybrid Working Arrangements


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