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Wet Utilities Engineer

  • Job reference: R-027620
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Riyadh

As part of our regional growth plans, we are currently looking for an experienced Utilities Engineer to work closely with the team in KSA.


  • Handling projects independently and successfully from start to completion
  • Provide complete technical support on the detailed designs of various pipe lines associated with water related projects which include potable water network, fire and irrigation water network, waste water collection systems
  • Provide complete technical guidance to the junior team members in the design phases
  • Produce project design reports and maintain protocols on the internal correspondence with the team members and other departments
  • Produce detailed designs of potable water network in urban and rural environments
  • Produce detailed designs of fire and irrigation water network in urban and rural environments
  • Produce detailed designs of drainage networks 
  • Produce detailed designs of gravity sewers and waste water collection systems
  • Produce detailed designs of Sewage Treatment Plant, Reverse Osmosis Plant, Lift Stations and Pumping Stations
  • Preparation of Technical Specifications and Material Specifications for the potable water/sewer/fire/irrigation pipelines, STP, RO plant and Pumping stations
  • Preparation of project design reports and liaison with the client
  • Manage the Infrastructure Design team (Junior Engineers/CAD)

SNC Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market.

We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

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.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Masters in Civil Engineering would be advantageous (Environment/Public Health)
  • Chartered status (or equivalent)
  • Minimum 5 years relevant industry experience
  • Considerable drainage design experience
  • Working knowledge of relevant software packages like EPANET, WaterCAD, MicroDrainage, InfoWorks, SewerCAD, StormCAD
  • A sound working knowledge of the latest design standards and codes
  • Experience in Project Management and Bid Preparation
  • Experience of managing, supporting, mentoring and developing more junior team members 
  • An ability to multi-task and be self starting in new business environments
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills

Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Transportation allowance
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • 22 calendar days annual leave
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee assistance Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants.

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