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Project Engineer

RPS Water have an opportunity for a Project Engineer to join the Exeter office and be part of the growing UK Water team.

This is an office-based role will see you reporting into the Technical Manager, working as part of a team of project engineers and data analysts. Providing Asset Management and Operational Strategy development to our Water Industry clients to support business planning and delivery.

This is an exciting and evolving industry, providing challenges and opportunities which require innovation, dedication and team work to help us meet our clients’ needs.

Main Responsibilities:
• Supporting Data Analysis
o Undertake “fitness for purpose” checks on data quality
o Validation of results with reference to historic findings and relationships across the UK water industry
o Review statistical analysis of data for the development of functional relationships
o Ensure audit trails are present between data receipt and delivery to client of resulting spreadsheets, databases etc
• Systems Development
o Support the development and maintenance of existing and proposed bespoke software tools / applications as dictated by project work
o Prepare and maintain software documentation
• Reporting
o Preparation of factual and interpretative reports
o Discuss draft reports with relevant reviewers and clients, making amendments as required
o Undertake research and investigative work relating to project brief where necessary and creating literature reviews and summaries
• Act as Project Lead or Reviewer on designated projects
• Manage project finances for internal reporting and invoicing on designated projects
• Assist when required in the preparation of material for the purposes of marketing, bid submissions, client preparations etc.

Skills, experience and qualifications required
• Degree level educated in an engineering or technical/scientific discipline
• Deep expertise of delivering clean and/or waste water network projects for the UK water industry
• Excellent communication and report writing skills
• Ability to work in a team to solve problems that matter
• Competent user of the complete Microsoft package with extensive expeirnece of Excel

What we offer you
We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.

About RPS Water
Our UK Water business employs around 850 staff and has been providing services to the water industry since 1993. We work for all the UK water and sewerage companies and most of the water-only companies. Our services include Water Networks, Drainage, Software Solutions, Surveying, Design, Leakage Consultancy, Water Resources and Efficiency, Flood Risk and the Water Environment and Customer Service.

About RPS Group
RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.