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Senior Water Networks Designer, Water Services Division
Dublin (Ireland)


JOB TITLE: Senior Water Networks Designer, Water Services Division
REF. NO: J4187
REPORT TO: Associate /Director
LOCATION: Dublin

We have career opportunities for Senior Water Networks Designers who will contribute as key members of our Water Services Division in Dublin (within a specific project team). The successful candidates will assist in the delivery and management of projects for key public and private sector clients in Ireland.

The Role

· Lead or Project Manage all stages of projects involving the design, procurement and contract supervision of below ground assets relating to water projects;
· Contribute as part of multi-disciplinary design team in the delivery of infrastructure particularly for Irish Water;
· Provide high quality service to our Clients in the Public and Private Sectors;
· Assist in the project management of major projects and manage smaller projects with little supervision;
· Act as designer or design reviewer;
· Responsible for quality of deliverables and meet project goals;
· Liaise with a broad range of clients and engage in development of client relationships;
· Advance professional and technical knowledge, by attending professional workshops, reading professional publications, establishing excellent networks, participating in professional societies;
· Prepare excellent technical reports and presentations for internal and external use;
· Enhance company reputation by taking ownership over new and diverse client requests/challenges; proactively explore 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;
· Minimum of 6 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;
· Working knowledge of typical contract forms;
· Experience in the preparation of contract documents for water infrastructure;
· 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;
· Team Player with excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), team working skills and analytical skills;
· Ability to lead and motivate themselves and others; willingly takes ownership of issues and seeks team participation to achieve best solution;
· Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and make recommendations;
· Ability to devise new approaches to problems encountered;
· Excellent IT skills, familiar with relevant computer applications (MS Word and MS Excel in particular, MS Project 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. Internationally, we have over 5,000 people developing pioneering, revolutionary ideas on strategic, sustainable policies and projects. In Ireland, we employ 600 of the most talented, high-performing professionals in the industry.

Closing Date: 31st July 2017

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.

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