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Specialising in water-based projects, many water engineers will have a civil engingeering or environmental background. Working with a variety of different liquids you will generally deal with the provision of clean water, disposal of waste water and sewage prevention of flood damage.
Asset management is a huge part of the job, which means; repairing, maintaining and building structures that control water resources (pumping stations and reservoirs.) Engineers have to constantly address changing challenges and problems, this can be caused by a number of factors; ageing infrastructure, population growth or global warming.
Responsibilities will Include:
Designing sewer improvement, flood defences, pumping stations, pipework and earthworks.
Preparing tender documents.
Reviewing technical submissions.
Liason with bodies and individuals (governments, local authorities, clients, contractors & technical experts).
Supporting project managers and directors
Keeping abreast of environment concerns and future developments.
Presenting technical data or project results to technical and non-technical clients and colleagues.
Monitor projects from beginning to end, design to construction and the final handover.
Administer contracts, completing work to set deadlines.
Supervision of operation and maintenance of water and sewer infrastructure.
Managing staff and other engineers.
Maintaining and expanding the portfolio of clients, through the development of professional relationships that lead to secure repeat business.
A typical salary should fall between £20,000 - £30,000, with more experienced water engineers looking at a salary of £30,000 - £45,000.
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