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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: 09.05.2022
  • Deadline: Today
  • Quote ref: 2500/22575

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