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Senior Design Engineer

Veolia Group

  • Carlow / Kilkenny / Laois
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 10/10/2017
  • Human Resources
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As a Senior Design Engineer you will be expected to work in a design office environment, whilst providing working design solutions to technical problems with the minimum of supervision.


Title:Senior Design Engineer
Report To:Design Manager

Job Summary:Produce detailed designs for Water & Wastewater Treatment Plants.  The role will have responsibility for ensuring that all work is efficiently and effectively managed and executed within defined constraints, such as time and budget, and with due diligence.  The role will require strong technical skills and communication and interaction with managers, engineers, internal and external team members, suppliers and clients. In executing the role it is paramount that Health & Safety, Ethical and Quality requirements, both legislative and company specific, are respected and taken account of.

As a Senior Design Engineer you will be expected to work in a design office environment, whilst providing working design solutions to technical problems with the minimum of supervision. Your duties are to professionally execute your role with due skill and diligence. As a professional engineer you are expected to apply your training, qualifications, knowledge and experience to your role and share your skills in order to produce detailed design solutions for Water & Wastewater Treatment Plants. Your general duties shall include, but are not limited to:
•Receive the Clients brief/remit, formulate the scope of works and develop the design philosophy.
•Provide best value working design solutions to technical problems.
•Manage members of the design team to ensure the timely delivery of information, checking the work of other members of staff and providing assistance to their continued learning and development.
•Work effectively within a multi-disciplinary design environment such that designs consider the impact across all relevant disciplines.
•Undertake calculations using design software but also by hand as required.
•Ensuring that all Project Documentation is managed according to the requirements of the Project Quality Plan and project specific requirements
•Responsibility for ensuring that your work within your department is carried out accurately and with due diligence
•Effective Time management and execution of output within defined timeline and budgetary constraints,
•Ensuring effective, professional and appropriate communication at all times whilst protecting the interest of the company,
•Problem solving and application of good engineering principles
•Understanding and ensuring compliance with Clients Specifications, User Requirement Specifications, Health and Safety Requirements, Company Quality requirements,  Company Policy, legislation, design standards and good engineering practice
•Supporting and assisting Managers, and colleagues,
•Adhere to the Company’s ethical conduct guidelines and maintain a working environment which is supportive and respectful of other employees
•Undertake duties of a general nature that may be required by your manager

Skills & Attributes: 
•Knowledge of water and wastewater treatment industry;
•Highly organised and efficient;
•Strong Problem solving skills;
•Numerate and highly computer literate,
•Effective Time Management and Communication skills,
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
•Willingness to lead by example, with a strong attention to detail and accuracy.
•Self-sustaining engineer with ability to effectively work as part of a team and on own initiative;
•Competent user of relevant design software packages, as well as Microsoft Office.
•Extensive knowledge of current markets conditions.
•Ability to work under pressure, whilst ensuring deadlines are met.
•A proven commitment to continued professional development.
•Customer Focused;
•Self motivated.
•You must have analytical and visionary mindset
Qualifications and Experience:
•Accredited NFQ Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree in relevant discipline
•10 years previous experience in a similar position.
•Chartered (or near Chartered) Membership of a relevant Institution (e.g. IEI, CIWEM)

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