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Senior Waste Water Engineer

Atkins Middle East

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP331-1623

Job description / Role

Atkins is seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented, self-starter to join our Riyadh, KSA office as a Senior Wastewater Engineer. The role will support projects for our water and wastewater clients in Saudi Arabia which involves master planning, design and preparation of documentation and engineering services related to water and wastewater infrastructure which may be comprised of water distribution networks and transmission mains, sewage collection systems, pump stations, reservoirs, hydraulic structures, and water and wastewater treatment facilities (including desalination and TSE re-use).


- Lead design activities from conceptual to detailed design
- Master Planning for water/wastewater infrastructure
- Hydraulic modelling analysis
- Technical report writing and data analysis
- Design review and preparation of technical procurement documentation
- Preparation of bills of quantities and cost estimates.
- Site inspections and investigations
- Coordinates work with other engineers and professionals
- Project Management of both technical and commercial aspects of water/wastewater projects
- Client liaison and assistance in business development activities
- Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

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.



- BSc (or BEng) in Civil Engineering (with preference to Chartered or Professional Engineer status)
- The potential candidate has a minimum of 12 years relevant experience post qualification in either water and/or wastewater engineering.

Additionally, the applicant should be familiar with and have experience with a combination of the following skills:

- Excellent interpersonal skills and strong technical writing and communications skills in English.
- Experience and familiarity with the following programs is a plus: ArcGIS, AutoCAD, MicroStation, Info Works, SWMM, Storm/Sewer/Water CAD, Revit/BIM experience, Microsoft Office, Infoworks, etc.
- General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork.
- Ability to process paper/electronic documents and utilize computer equipment; ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing; ability to visit project sites if necessary.

Salary & Benefits:

We offer an excellent package which includes:

- A competitive salary
- 22 working 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 consultant

About the Company

Atkins is one of the leading providers of professional, technology based consultancy and support services to the industry, commerce and governments in all of the worlds major economies. With over 17,000 staff operating in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas, Atkins has a broad range of skills and resources and provides Clients with a comprehensive service throughout the entire life cycle of the projects in the built environment.

We aim to be the international first choice supplier of technical and integrated services. Shaped by our customers' needs, our vision is to:

  • focus on quality
  • seek world class design and excellence
  • strive to add value
  • be flexible to the evolving needs of a changing society

Atkins first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. From its regional head office in Dubai, U.A.E. Atkins Middle East now employs over 2000 staff located in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Oman (Muscat ), Qatar (Doha) Bahrain (Manama), Kuwait (Kuwait City) and India (Bangalore).

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Engineer salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 8,500

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