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Senior Project Engineer - Water

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Location: Dublin
Contract Type: Full Time Permanent
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Senior Project Engineer (Water) - Dublin

Why not come and work for one of Ireland's 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 the 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 Senior Project Engineer to work within our Water Department at our head office in Dublin. 

Reporting to a Director, the successful candidate will be leading or working as part of a team on International and Domestic Water Projects including:

  • Portfolio of Design and Build projects in Sub-Saharan Africa and Central Europe
  • Worldbank and EU-Funded Water 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 Specifications 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 prioritize work and manage many tasks concurrently.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

When you join Nicholas O’Dwyer, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. We are recognized 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 delivering sustainable infrastructure for tomorrow. As a professional engineering and environmental consultancy, we provide water engineering, environmental engineering and civil and structural engineering services to public- and private-sector clients, mainly in the transportation and infrastructure sectors.

Throughout our history, we have been providing water and wastewater engineering services to authorities serving millions of consumers. We have used our engineering services to help develop more than five-thousand kilometres of highways, making us one of Ireland’s most respected consulting engineering practices. We have worked in more than 40 countries throughout the developing world. Our employees have access to a range of major projects in Ireland, the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

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. Founded in 1989, RSK has evolved into a market-leading organisation. It is headquartered in the UK and has an established presence across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Australasia. The group is growing fast thanks to its diverse operations, entrepreneurial spirit and open management style. When you join RSK, you are connecting to a growing community of experts and specialists who regularly collaborate to deliver projects and support each other across business units.

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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