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Job Description

  Mott MacDonaldWe’re a global engineering, management, and development consultancy.
Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.A fundamental part of this is respecting each person’s differences and striving to meet their needs.Our values: Progress, Respect, Integrity, Drive, Excellence. About the Business UnitMott MacDonald's water team is enjoying an exciting period of growth, thanks to excellent technical performance, major project wins and close client relationships. Our staff are working on a large and diverse portfolio of challenging, dynamic and high-profile water/wastewater projects for a range of clients in Ireland and the UK, including:

  • Irish Water
  • Northern Ireland Water
  • Scottish Water

In addition, we are providing water services design support on large multidisciplinary projects across a diverse portfolio. With continued success in our projects and an expanding portfolio of work we have an opportunity for a Senior Water Engineer to join our Water Teams in Cork, Dublin, and Belfast.  Overview of the RoleReporting to a Project Manager, the role offers the opportunity for you to develop your skills and progress your career. Working as part of a team of innovative engineers and technical specialists you will deliver an exciting portfolio of work for clients across Ireland and the UK including water and wastewater networks, treatment plants, and related infrastructure.What does a normal day look like?

  • Preparing and reviewing outline and detailed civil engineering designs
  • Producing technical and commercial reports, drawings, specifications, schedules, and other documentation
  • Preparing cost estimates
  • Giving presentations and attending meetings with clients and third parties
  • Assisting in the management of projects
  • Completing site inspections
  • Implementing Company procedures to consider and mitigate Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental risks
  • Developing your technical and project management skills
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team environment, in close partnership with clients and contractors.

 Candidate SpecificationWhat we need to see from you:

  • Professional and Academic experience in Civil or Environmental Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Actively working towards obtaining a professional qualification with a recognised institution (e.g., Engineers Ireland)
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with colleagues, design teams, clients, and contractors
  • A working knowledge of Health and Safety
  • Experience in a water sector engineering design role (ideally water/wastewater networks and/or treatment design)
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

What will make you really stand out:

  • Experience in a Client-facing role
  • Experience in preparing technical specifications and contract documents for water utility client projects in Ireland and the UK
  • Knowledge and experience of various forms of contract used in the water sector (e.g., FIDIC, NEC, Government Forms of Contract)
  • Project management and budget control experience
  • Able to manage and successfully deliver multidisciplinary projects
  • Working knowledge of software including AutoCAD, InfoWorks, ArcGIS, & Microsoft Project
  • A working knowledge of water and wastewater treatment process design, geotechnical engineering, structural design and hydraulics
  • Familiarity with local regulatory requirements and approval processes.

We are actively recruiting a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve. We recognise that differences in ability, skills and experience are a strength and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. Equality, diversity, and inclusion We put equality, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they can contribute. AccessibilityWe want you to perform your best at every stage in the recruitment process. If you are disabled or need any support to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at [email protected] and we will talk to you about how we can support you. Agile working Happy to talk Flexible Working and how we can support your responsibilities beyond the workplace. We offer some fantastic benefits including:Flexible working

  • Pension matched up to 7% of base salary;
  • Competitive annual leave;
  • An annual professional institution subscription;
  • Life insurance;
  • Income continuance;
  • Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies – for parents and care givers
  • Annual company performance bonus scheme – Subject to company performance;
  • Flexible benefits including Cycle to work and travel tickets;
  • Commitment to Continuing Professional Development;
  • Mentoring and support for career development and progression.