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Senior Designer Wastewater/Drainage

  • Job reference: IF-002568
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Water
  • Location: Belfast
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

Our Networks & Drainage Engineering team is one of the largest in the UK. We are currently seeking a Wastewater/Urban Drainage/Integrated Catchment Modeller to join our team based in Belfast due to several new contract wins and our digital transformation journey. Our local Clients include NI Water, Irish Water, DfI Rivers, DfI Roads (drainage), local councils and private developers. Nationally, we are key delivery partners for the UK Water Companies, EA and others within the Water Sector. Our multi-disciplinary teams integrate drainage into a range of building, civils and energy projects. Our National Technical Networks span technical disciplines geographically across the UK and Ireland linking best practice across and projects across all our teams and projects.

They should be able to work at a senior engineer level and to work to technical, programme and budget requirements.

Responsibilities:
• Scoping, Survey management and procurement, design of Solutions
• Reviewing Technical Drawings and Calculations undertaken by others.
• Contract and Financial Management
• Interfacing with clients on projects.
• Mentoring of junior staff.
• Contributing towards technical innovation.
• Compliance with Atkins Health and Safety Policies and Procedures.


Requirements:
• Degree in Civil Engineering (but will consider other disciplines or qualifications depending on experience).
• AutoCAD/Civils 3D
• Experience of civils desig`n of wastewater and drainage infrastructure and non-infra assets
• Awareness NEC Contracts
• IEng/CEng with appropriate institution
• Capable of leading project teams and mentoring.
• Understanding of H, S & W Issues in the industry including CDM

Desirable:
• Familiar with Sewers for Adoption
• Micro-drainage
• Experience of Highway Drainage Design
• Experience of NEC Contracts
• An understanding of UK water industry.

Training:
Atkins develops individuals through appropriate on the job training and development courses designed to help individuals make the best of their abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant Institutions.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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