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Water Engineer


Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP515-513

The Role

Job Purpose:

Continued growth and development has led to an increased need for an experienced civil engineer to join the Water & Wastewater team in the Dubai office for Halcrow CH2M Hill.

The team deals with a range of public and private sector clients and provides specialist technical advisory and project management services on water industry projects in the Middle East.

Job Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

Network design of sewerage, storm water, potable water, fire fighting and irrigation systems;

Hydraulic design of sewage treatment works

Preparing calculations, drawings and specifications;

Assisting with the preparation of bids and proposals

Preparation of contract documentation and technical reports

Attending site visits and client offices to retrieve data

Assist in obtaining no objection certificates from relevant authorities

Prepare and deliver presentations to clients, contractors and peers


Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate should possess a degree in Civil Engineering or an equivalent qualification and be able to demonstrate the following skills and knowledge:

Previous design experience in the water industry.

Demonstrable evidence of having successfully undertaken the design of a least two of the following:

Hydraulic design of sewage treatment works

Foul sewerage system, including foul pump stations and rising mains

Storm water drainage system, including storm pump stations and rising mains

Potable water/irrigations/firefighting network including pump stations.

Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

Ability to interact personally and confidently with clients and other members of staff;

A personal commitment to work to tight deadlines while under pressure.

Previous experience of preparing contract documents using various forms of contract.

Some construction experience would be an advantage;

Experience with the FIDIC conditions of contract would be an advantage;

Demonstrable evidence of progression towards chartered engineer status (or equivalent) would be advantageous

Arabic speaking would be advantageous.

Demonstrable experience of working on at least one design and build project as a designer

About the Company

CH2M leads the professional services industry by delivering sustainable solutions that benefit our societies, the environment and economic outcomes within the development of infrastructure and industry.

CH2Mers make a positive difference, providing consulting, design, engineering and management services for clients in water; environment and nuclear; transportation; energy and industrial markets, from iconic infrastructure to global programmes like the Olympic Games.

We are ranked among the ‘World's Most Ethical Companies’ and a top firm in environmental consulting and programme management. In 2016 we became the first professional services firm to be honored with the ‘World Environment Center Gold Medal Award’ for efforts advancing sustainable development.