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Project Engineer Wastewater

Salary: Depending upon experience
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Contract Type: Full Time Permanent

This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

About the Company

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 Engineer Wastewater:

Nicholas O'Dwyer is currently looking for a 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 projects in Sub Saharan Africa
  • Portfolio of projects in Middle East
  • Worldbank and EU Funded Water Tenders
  • Irish Water Design and Supervision frameworks
  • Portfolio of projects in the UK such as 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 under the guidance of senior engineers. 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:

  • You will be degree qualified in Civil Engineering with a background in Water / Wastewater Engineering exceptional candidates in other engineering disciplines such as Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical would also be considered
  • Have experience in the delivery of Water / Wastewater engineering services with experience in the design of one or more of the following:
    • Sewage Network Design
    • Wastewater Treatment Plant Design
    • Wastewater civil infrastructure
    • Potable water networks, pumping stations and reservoirs
    • Water treatment works
  • 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 and multi-cultural team.
  • You will have an agile and “Can Do” mindset
  • Be highly motivated to succeed and progress your career within this consultancy.


  • 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
  • Opportunity to work on a broad range of domestic and international project which have a real and lasting impact on the communities in which we work.


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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