Senior Civil Engineer

Ref No. EMP457529
Location Brighton, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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Southern Water are looking or a Senior Civil Engineer to join their team in Falmer, Brighton.


Civil design experience within the water sector

The Job

Your role will be to deliver innovative; cost effective solutions in close collaboration with our Delivery Partners for a wide variety of water and / or wastewater infra and non-infra projects. Your primary role will be to work in the Network team and depending on project demands you may be required to provide input in Water and Wastewater treatment process projects. You will work within a multi-disciplinary integrated design team to provide technical supervision and input to ensure accurate and efficient project delivery in accordance with our policies and procedures. In this role, you will provide input and guidance in the delivery of the Drainage Wastewater Management Plan Project and in the Water Resource Management Plan, so prior experience in the Water sector business plan development is required.

You will support the development and nurturing of talent across the Civil discipline in producing safe, efficient and high quality solution deliverables in line with sector best practice and innovation using the most appropriate tools and digital enablers.

An ability to balance value and risk management is required to enable the selection of the optimum solution. An innovative approach is required to support the development of the company's Civil standards; design processes and product selection.

You will have technical knowledge in Civil engineering and have water industry experience. High level problem solving and communication skills are critical, coupled with your engineering judgment to solve design issues. You must have design experience in water and wastewater infrastructure projects and experience in water and wastewater treatment systems.

The successful candidate will ideally qualified to MSC / MEng level, and preferably be working towards chartership and have at least 6 years of experience within the water industry.

You will either be a Chartered Member of the ICE/CIWEM or be keen to work towards this, which you will be fully supported in by Southern Water. Note if not Chartered, you will need a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering.

This role comes with an attractive salary of £44,000 - £49,200

Why work for Southern Water?

Our engineers, scientists, technicians, customer and corporate service teams' work together to provide water and wastewater services to more than 4.6 million people across the South East.
Working for us, you will:

- Play a vital role in your community
- Help to safeguard our natural resources for future generations
- Live and work in a region that includes more than 800km of pristine coastline
- Have access to free on-site parking and use of our subsidised café
- Have the opportunity to join in with our social clubs / events
- Be close to local amenities (gym and supermarket)

Southern Water offers a competitive salary and package based on your job level and provides ongoing professional development for all of their staff.

If you are a current Southern Water employee, please confirm within your application that you have informed your Line Manager that you are applying for this role.

Southern Water is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender or disability; complies with all relevant UK legislation.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. You will need to provide evidence of eligibility and current proof of address (dated within the last 3 months), if you do not meet these criteria your application will not be considered.
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