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Waste Water Engineer/Lead Engineer

  • Job reference: ME-005468
  • Sector: Water
  • Location: Al Khobar
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The successful candidate will take a leading role in the department, particularly with respect to foul drainage design and analysis. He will be capable of providing planning, leadership and technical expertise in management of complex and interdisciplinary projects.

The Ideal candidate will have a minimum qualification of Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent, having a minimum of 10 years’ experience in infrastructure design industry.  The experience will include usage and knowledge of storm water modelling tools such as Sewer, Inforworks etc.

Atkins has been established in the Gulf for over 40 years, having first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. The regional head office (Dubai) was established in 1979.


We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.


Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

As a provider of multi-disciplined technical services to the built environment, Atkins is committed to design excellence in the delivery of first class solutions which combine, innovation, imagination and best practice. 


The Engineer will have the ability to project manage complex projects and lead a team on municipal sewerage schemes including wastewater treatment, pumping stations, attenuation tanks, collection, storage, pipeline and to supervise a team of Technicians and Graduate Engineers in the production feasibility studies, detail designs, tender and construction drawings, specifications and technical reports in line with the client requirements, local authority requirements and Atkins quality procedures.



Technical Competencies - Essential
Degree in Civil Engineering or other appropriate qualification. 
Minimum of 10 years post graduate experience in infrastructure consultancy work taking a lead role in sewerage design works. 
Demonstrate a high level of expertise in design
Good knowledge of local and international codes and standards
Experience of liaison with Utility authorities on development of sewerage and drainage systems 
Experience of managing and interfacing directly with clients 
Proven track record for delivery of concept through to detailed designs for storm networks 
Ideally, shall be proficient in the use of lighting software such as SewerCAD, Inforworks etc.
Able to produce technical reports in English in a clear and concise form. 
Able to communicate effectively with both colleagues and clients 
Able to work with and manage technicians 
Good presentational skills
Ability to manage projects and design commissions relating to infrastructure projects 
A competent ability to utilise Microsoft Office suite of products and Microsoft Project
Work experience in design of major storm water network including storm water pumping stations, drainage pond solutions and sea outfalls.

Middle East Experience 
Design management experience of design and construction projects 
Knowledge of infrastructure design using software tools such as AutoCAD and Civil 3D 
Ability to actively led tender submissions; both technically and commercially.

Behavioural Competencies
Good Team Player 
Good Leadership and Communication Skills 
Good command over English Language

Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:
A competitive salary 
Accommodation allowance 
Transportation allowance
22 working days annual leave (based on 5 days working week) 
Medical and life insurance cover 
Company gratuity scheme (as per the Saudi Labour law)
Discretionary bonus scheme
Annual flight allowance to point of origin 
Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants.


Apply and the Process: 

We are currently looking for an experienced Waste Water Engineer/Lead Engineer to join our team based in Al-Khobar. We are in the process of shortlisting the candidates and will advise you on your status by the end 31st January 2017.


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