Water Engineer

Water Engineer 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.

Water Engineer Duties/Functions/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

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