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  • UK, South East, West Sussex, East Grinstead
  • from £30,000 to £40,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Eligibility to work: UK
  • Years Exp: 6
  • Industry: Water & Utilities
  • Discipline: Civil Design Engineering
  • Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree

Job Title: Senior Water Design Engineer

Location : East Grinstead

Salary : £30,000 - £40,000

Job Description Summary

We are looking for a Senior Civil Design Engineer to join a growing Water team.

Job Description

As part of my client's Utilities Sector, the multi-disciplinary Water team delivers a range of projects for Water Companies, Contractors and Developers. These can range from large Wastewater treatment facilities in the South West, water pipelines and pumping stations in Northern Ireland; to utility diversion works on HS2.

Through our ongoing successes, we continue to build our design capacity and are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Civil Engineer who has a technical background in Water and Wastewater and a desire to lead projects within a growing design team. This may include delivery of pipelines, pumping stations and water / wastewater sites through all stages of development, from Business Planning to Detailed Design, as well as multi-disciplinary coordination with colleagues both in East Grinstead and remotely with sister offices throughout the UK and Ireland.

If this strikes a chord and you are interested to find out more, we would love to hear from you and talk through in more detail how your specific experience may be a good fit. There is flexibility, as we are looking to fill a range of roles over the coming months. So, whether you have been leading projects for some time or just recently chartered, it would be worth getting in touch.


• Responsible for delivery of Water/Wastewater projects from business planning through to design and delivery;

• Preparation of outline and detailed design for pumping stations, pipelines, service reservoirs, water / wastewater treatment works etc.;

• Undertaking design as part of multi-disciplinary teams, often spread across different office locations;

• Construction stage project management, monitoring progress against programme, assessing costs for works completed and ensuring quality;

• Opportunity to mentor and develop junior colleagues and to be part of building the team;

• Representing Capita throughout the full life cycle of projects;

• Working to meet Health and Safety standards and overall project quality objectives.


• A Civil Engineering degree with 6+ years relevant experience;

• Have achieved Chartered status;

• Demonstrable technical design delivery of Water and Wastewater projects – from within Northern Ireland or further afield;

• Broader experience in wider Civil Engineering also beneficial, including in particular Public Realm design and surface water management;

• Possessing one or more fields of specific expertise is an advantage, such as water retaining design, network modelling and software, zonal studies etc.;

• Strong ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment and a desire to take a leadership role;

• Working knowledge of the NEC suite of contracts and experience of design and build;

• Full UK driving licence (clean) is beneficial.

  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 22.10.2021
  • Deadline: 05.11.2021
  • Quote ref: 2500/22575

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