Job Description

What your new role will entail:

Our thriving, multidisciplinary Water Engineering team in Belfast are looking for a Senior or Principal Process Engineer. The team are delivering an exciting portfolio of water programmes and projects through long term frameworks with key clients, including; Uisce Éireann, Northern Ireland Water (NIW) and other major UK water companies (Thames Water, Severn Trent Water, Wessex Water), principal contractors and various international projects.

This role provides a great opportunity to develop your career as a technical expert, delivering solutions on a diverse range of projects that meet the technical challenges of today and tomorrow.   

Role Responsibilities:

  • Process Design: Undertake the design and review of hydraulic systems in wastewater and water infrastructure / treatment 
  • Quality: Produce and review client deliverables, make key technical decisions and identify when specialist input from the greater team is required 
  • Collaborate with clients and AECOM counterparts to ensure stakeholder buy-in to solutions, also contributing to AECOM’s wider technical capability and innovative approach 
  • Mentor: Delegate tasks, direct and oversee the work of others and act as a technical mentor to more junior staff 

Day to day tasks:

  • Develop and check process flow diagrams, mass balance calculations, PID’s, process control, operating philosophy, control philosophy, FDS documents and the principles therein.
  • Ensure all technical documents and data are prepared and structured in accordance with relevant design standards and legislation.
  • Assist with the checking the work of junior staff.
  • Undertake survey and assessments of existing process/equipment (asset surveys); site visits to complete if required.
  • Provide process commissioning support to site teams, if appropriate.
  • Represent AECOM in technical meetings with clients and work with engineers from other disciplines, ensuring an appropriate integrated solution.

Being part of the team:

You will work closely with civil, mechanical, electrical and geotechnical engineers to deliver a variety of interesting small and large wastewater projects from concept to delivery. Many of the project teams are UK wide, offering an excellent, unbeatable opportunity to lead a diverse, technically excellent team. 

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