Job Description

Water engineers undertake a wide range of technical and non-technical duties in their role of supplying, managing and maintaining clean water and sewage/waste water services and preventing flood damage.

Water engineers work on projects such as flood defence schemes, sewage improvement programmes etc at all stages – from conception and planning to completion and handover.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • maintaining awareness of current environmental issues.
  • producing designs - initial outlines or full plans
  • presenting project details and technical information to colleagues/clients
  • writing and advertising tender documents and managing contracts
  • managing project budgets
  • keeping up-to-date with changes in regulatory legislation, guidelines etc
  • writing reports
  • liaising with clients, contractors, government agencies, local authorities and suppliers
  • monitoring flood levels
  • supervising staff and site workers
  • using a variety of specialist computer applications/simulation software
  • ensuring that projects keep to budgets and timescales
  • managing and maintaining water and sewage infrastructure operations



1 Trans-Amadi Road, Port Harcourt.