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7 months ago
Location: Bristol
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Building Services
Category: Software Jobs
About the Role

At WSP, there’s nothing we love more than pushing boundaries. Harnessing innovation and sharing insights across our diverse, international team to create a tomorrow’s world that's cleaner, greener and safer. Join us and you’ll be part of an organisation that takes pride in its people and purpose: creating long-lasting solutions to meet the needs of generations to come.

As a Senior Engineer/Project Manager, you'll deliver projects through various stages of the design process from feasibility to planning/detailed design and onto construction.

The candidate will be required to prepare designs and specifications under the supervision of experienced senior staff.

A typical week would include:

* Preparation of outline and detail of waste water projects in accordance with client specifications

* Drawing preparation for issue to CAD team

* Provide project support to senior staff to help them deliver to programmes and budgets

* Management of work packages with scope to move up to managing smaller schemes

* Client liaison as necessary to deliver the schemes/projects

* Production of technical reports as required

* Strengthening our wider Civil Engineering offering to regulatory water company clients

The key attributes we look for are the ability to solve problems, build constructive relationships and a desire to continually improve. We will provide you with the right environment and opportunities to develop as an engineer and support your personal development. Your work may require travel within the UK.

About You

We’d love to hear from you if you have:

The successful candidate will be degree qualified in civil engineering and be working towards professional accreditation with a recognised engineering institution.

Your role will involve supporting and training more junior staff within the team and taking ownership of projects. You will be reporting to a Principal and will be expected to be able to work under your own initiative.

Specific attributes

* Experience in the design of sewerage networks, including pumping station and rising main design and / or waste water treatment works.

* Degree qualified in Civil Engineering

* A minimum of five years’ similar experience within a consultancy or water company based environment

* A relevant professional qualification

* Good written and verbal communication skills

* Experience of working to UK standards

* Proficient in use of MS Office software

* Full, clean driver’s license preferable

What if we can?

What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP – we can!

WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important – be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including a 37.5 hour working week, 25 days annual leave, pension schemes, life assurance, personal accident cover and paid professional subscriptions, and some not so standard benefits as part of our flexible benefits scheme – so if you would like to hop on a new bike (cycle to work scheme) or thrill the family with your Lego building skills (Discount at Legoland Windsor) – WSP can help!

Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. Our VIBE (LGBT + employee network) and WiL (Women in Leadership) networks work with the business to help ensure we continue to promote the right environment to enable LGBT+ and female employees to reach their full potential, and to ensure we continue to promote equality, inclusivity and diversity for everyone.

About Us

A little about us:

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services firms providing technical consultancy to the built and natural environment. We believe that for societies to thrive, we must all hold ourselves accountable for tomorrow. For us, that means creating innovative solutions to the challenges the future will bring to the communities and environments where we live and work across the UK.

We are locally dedicated and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, programme and construction management professionals. Our experts design lasting solutions in the property & buildings, transportation & infrastructure, environment, industry, resources (including mining, and oil & gas) and power & energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. And safety and sustainability are embedded in everything that we do.

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