Hydraulic / Senior Hydraulic Engineer


The Opportunity

Stantec is working in partnership with a variety of clients across the regulated water industry to develop innovative, sustainable and efficient solutions to their needs by applying genuinely new ways of working. We are looking for driven individuals who think differently and love to challenge conventional thinking to join us in a growing, collaborative team of likeminded engineers working to meet the unprecedented industry-wide efficiency and environmental challenges. 

Currently we are looking to recruit Hydraulic Engineers at all levels (Entry / Senior / Principal) to be based in any of our offices across the UK. This is a chance to join a dynamic team, supporting the delivery of a variety of projects as part of a major capital investment programme. You will play a key role in advising our clients and partners, working closely with them to ensure delivery of service. You will have the opportunity to work across a diverse range of projects including water, wastewater, energy, process and infrastructure portfolios.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a global engineering firm that are expanding in the UK. You will work within professional and collaborative teams all with the same aim of delivering world class solutions for our clients and the communities around us. On a personal level, you will learn and develop, and our goal is to aid your career progression and increase your job satisfaction. We can also offer you flexible working hours and remote working arrangements aimed to improve your work-life balance.

About you

To be considered for this opportunity you must be degree qualified (or equivalent) in Civil/Chemical/Mechanical Engineering or other relevant subject and you will have the following:-

  • Experience within the water industry with demonstrable knowledge/experience in hydraulic engineering/fluid mechanics.

For senior/principal roles:

  • Experienced level of leadership i.e. capability in defining and setting direction for a project in respect of the hydraulic/fluid mechanics elements.
  • Experienced level of client service management i.e. ability to build and maintain lasting, positive relationships with Stantec Clients.
  • Experience in the use of some relevant hydraulic analysis software (Eg. Hades, Varisim, Flow 3D, etc.)
Most importantly, you’ll embody our values and ethos of client focus and service excellence.

About Stantec

Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 22,000 global experts provides engineering, architecture, environmental, and project management services across all phases of the project life cycle.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.


Stantec UK has implemented its Pandemic Response Plan. The actions we are taking ensure we deliver on our core values as a business and maintain our commitment to the health and safety our people. As such all interviews will be undertaken via telephony or video conferencing until further UK government guidance is provided.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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