Senior Engineer/Project Manager

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Belfast, UK

About this role

As a key member of the Water Infrastructure Team at RPS, your role as Senior Engineer/Project Manager is critical to helping us deliver great projects for our Water Industry clients. You will be working alongside a team of water project experts including Project Managers, Designers, Site Supervisors, Process Specialists and MEICA experts on a range of capital delivery projects.

We’re RPS, our projects are all around you. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. Our people are our success. We need people who share our passion on solving the problems that matter. Here you’ll find work that is challenging and rewarding, and you’ll be supported every step of the way.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working within a large team of Project Managers, civil engineers, mechanical and electrical engineers, health and safety specialists, drainage modellers, environmental specialists, and geotechnical specialists.

  • Undertaking and/or managing site surveys of existing water and wastewater infrastructure assets.

  • Liaising with utility companies and other statutory bodies.

  • Preparing conceptual, schematic and detailed design of water and wastewater infrastructure assets including treatment works, pumping stations, sewers and pumping mains

  • Preparation of Appraisal Reports and Business Cases,

  • Supervision of Graduate Engineers and Technicians,

  • Preparing contract documentation for construction projects.

  • Managing construction projects.

  • Site supervision of construction projects.

  • Leading design team meetings and client liaison meetings as appropriate.

  • Business development and preparation of marketing submissions.

Who we’re looking for:

  • BEng/BSc/MEng Honours degree in a relevant engineering or Project Management course

  • Be working towards Chartered Membership (ICE, CIWEM, IEI or equivalent)

  • Previous experience in wastewater or water infrastructure design or project management

  • Good communication skills and ability to engage with all members of the project team

  • You should demonstrate the ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team sharing knowledge and best practice.

  • A full driving licence.

What’s in it for you?

We’re an accredited training provider – from entry level to master’s degree level professional qualifications in leadership & management and executive coaching & mentoring, we support learning and development for everyone.

A personal development plan and a transparent career pathway puts you in the driving seat of your career and you’ll be supported as far as you want to go.

We encourage and value different ideas, perspectives, and styles of thinking. We need a mix of experiences and skills to develop the most innovative ideas. We respect one another and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. You’ll be joining a diverse community and a company that puts its people first and prioritises their wellbeing.

We understand the need to work flexibly, with agile offices and hybrid working offered as standard, we’re happy to talk about flexible working. This is a workplace that works for you.

A career here is far from ordinary. Here you’re not a number, you’re part of the solution.

Company benefits

We will give you the opportunity to work with some of the best talent in this industry. We offer you a work environment that encourages collaboration and innovative thinking – to drive solutions-based outputs that deliver sustainable benefit for our clients, their projects and the environment. We also actively encourage global mobility opportunities for our talented people, enabling us to deliver interconnected sectors and services, and make RPS a great place to do great work.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including:  

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year
  • Company pension scheme, Group Disability Scheme
  • Share Incentive Scheme
  • Life Assurance, Critical illness cover
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Health Screening
  • Dental Cover
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional Memberships and a BenefitHub offering discounts, cash back offers and rewards.