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  • UK, South East, Surrey, Epsom
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Eligibility to work: UK

We are looking to appoint process engineers with a variety of experiences.  

Some examples include:  


Clean water treatment technologies and principles  


Experience with membrane treatment (U/F, N/F and RO Desalination) technologies  


Nitrate, iron and manganese removal processes.  


Development and implementation of new and emerging technologies and techniques  


Low carbon footprint designs, with a view to improving our clients’ system sustainability  


DSEAR, HAZOP lead, Functional safety  


Digital twins  


Ability to lead bids; Project Management experience would be an advantage  






Responsibilities (will vary depending on project and client):  





Technical leadership, strategy formulation and development  


Development of strong networks with clients and regulators within the UK and worldwide, being a focal point and being able to communicate at all levels  


Plant and infrastructure surveys and assessments, using cutting-edge technologies and techniques as appropriate  


Feasibility, outline and detailed process design, including mass, heat and energy balances, process flow diagrams, P&IDs, hydraulic design, design risk assessments, control philosophies, commissioning strategies, cost and programme estimations, plant and equipment specifications, supplier tender evaluation,  


Technical report writing at all stages of the project lifecycle  


Support and/or lead bids, fee proposals or offers of service; development of activity schedules/work plans  


Understanding of HAZOP, DSEAR, CDM, WIMES, British and European Standards and other statutory, regulatory and non-regulatory provisions and guidance  


Development of standard and bespoke design solutions for the water industry and beyond  


Meet and exceed quality, programme, budgetary and H&S requirements on projects  


Preparing technical papers and presentations for conferences, colleagues and clients  


Support and/or deliver technical and ‘expert witness’ investigations and appraisals  


Ownership of specific skill areas or activities within our technical knowledge networks; contributing to technical network activities, to broaden your and our skills, experience and technical reputation  


Supporting, mentoring and guiding less experienced colleagues  


Working with and developing design tools such as water quality analysis, unit process sizing, process performance metrics, hydraulic calculations and other automated design tools  


Develop and undertake research and development projects for Clients, managing external sampling and analysis where required


Educated to degree level with a process engineering bias; chartered Member/Fellow of a recognised professional institution  


Computer-literate and able to work effectively work with the basic Microsoft suite of programmes as a minimum  


Extensive experience within the water and/or wastewater engineering sector  


Ability to provide a customer-focussed service with a clear understanding of the water sector regulatory framework and strategic business planning  


Understanding of water and wastewater treatment technologies; an interest in developing and/or exploiting new and emerging technologies and techniques  


Ability to complete assignments on time, within budget and to a high technical standard  


A well-developed understanding of the design process  


Proven ability to manage and mentor teams and/or individuals and/or projects, potentially split across disciplines, locations and stakeholders  


A well-developed external profile and reputation; a desire and willingness to raise the profile of oneself and the Company  


Willingness to contribute to and develop our technical knowledge networks

  • Quote ref: 1061/24775

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