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Water Networks Designer(s)
Dublin (Ireland)

JOB TITLE: Water Networks Designer(s), Water Services Division
REF. NO: J5038
REPORT TO: Associate /Director

We have career opportunities for Water Networks Designers who will contribute as key members of our Water Services Division in Dublin (within a specific project team). Roles are available at Junior up to Senior Engineer level.

The successful Candidate (s) will assist in the delivery and management of projects for key Public and Private Sector Clients, in Ireland.

The Role

· Acting as designer or design reviewer;
· Civil engineering designer with responsibility for all stages of projects involving the design, procurement and contract supervision of below ground assets relating to water projects;
· Contributing as part of multi-disciplinary design team in the delivery of infrastructure particularly for Irish Water;
· Providing high quality service to our Clients in the Public and Private Sectors;
· Assisting in the project management of major projects and managing smaller projects with little supervision;
· Responsibility for quality of deliverables and meet project goals;
· Liaising with a broad range of clients and engaging in development of client relationships;
· Preparing excellent technical reports and presentations for internal and external use;
· Enhancing company reputation by taking ownership over new and diverse client requests/challenges; proactively exploring opportunities to add extra value to job accomplishments.

The Candidate will ideally have

· Level 8 degree in Civil, Environmental, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline. A post graduate degree would be advantageous;
· A minimum of 3 years' experience in the design, procurement and/or contract supervision of water services projects;
· A track record in the delivery of water network projects;
· Experience in water conservation, leakage control, pressure management, network management and watermains rehabilitation would be advantageous;
· A working knowledge of typical contract forms;
· Experience in the preparation of contract documents for water infrastructure;
· A track record of leading or working in design teams and working as part of both Employer-led and Contractor-led design teams;
· Contractor design review experience (beneficial);
· Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), team working skills and analytical skills;
· The ability to lead and motivate themselves and others; willingness to take ownership of issues and seek team participation to achieve best solution;
· The ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and make recommendations;
· The ability to devise new approaches to problems encountered;
· Excellent IT skills, familiar with relevant computer applications (GiS, MS Word and MS Excel in particular, MS Project/Primavera P6 desirable) and simulation software.

If you would like to join a company that will challenge you to be creative in design and solutions and is passionate about the service it provides, join RPS. In return, you will be offered a dynamic and stimulating career with an attractive reward package along with a great team environment. In addition, we deliver a comprehensive training and development programme for all professional levels.

At RPS, we are a recognised leader in multidisciplinary engineering, environmental, project communications and project management consultancy. We are 5,600 professional consultants and service providers with deep expertise in things that matter. We define, design and manage projects in the property, energy, transport, water, defence and security and resources sectors across 125 countries. In Ireland, we employ 600 of the most talented, high-performing professionals in the industry.

Applications will be accepted via the following link only:

(Registration needed) including the relevant Ref. Number (J5038)

Closing Date: 21st December 2018

We do not require the assistance of Agencies at this time

Note: As with all positions, due to the dynamic nature of RPS’s business, key responsibilities will evolve and change over time.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.