Senior Mechanical Engineer - Water

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The Opportunity

Do you have a passion for Mechanical Engineering in the Water Sector?

Are you driven to create solutions for the unprecedented climate, environmental, and efficiency challenges facing our clients and the wider community? Then come and join us at Stantec!

We are excited to advance our journey in Ireland and Northern Ireland, with plans for expansion in 2024 and beyond.

In Ireland, along with our JV partner Ryan Hanley, we look forward to continuing our work with Uisce Éireann on the Engineering Design Services Framework, which will see a substantial increase in investment. In Northern Ireland, we are proud to play a key role in the NI Water 'Major Partnership Framework', delivering the improvement of the Belfast WwTP project.

As a result of our continued growth, we are seeking Mechanical and Senior Mechanical Engineers with experience in the water industry to join us. We are flexible with location so the position can be based in Dublin, Belfast or elsewhere.

You will be involved in the whole project life cycle from feasibility and optioneering through to detailed design and construction support including site surveys and investigations. In line with our Communities of Practice approach, there are opportunities to work on a wide variety of projects including in water, wastewater, energy, infrastructure and environmental sectors.

As an experienced Mechanical Engineer, you will hold responsibility for working and liaising with project managers, technical leaders, design engineers, clients, supply chain partners, contractors, planners and other stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes for the projects and community.

Stantec provide a number of opportunities to learn and develop from colleagues across the whole UK business. As a Mechanical Engineer you will help develop the team by acting as a mentor or guide to less experienced members within the team.


About you

You will be a Mechanical Engineer with design experience in the water industry and be working toward (or already achieved) Chartership with IMechE.

You will be experienced in producing technical specifications, pump sizing calculations, schedules, reports and familiar with collaborative reviews and designs of solutions. You will be able to provide engineering input to collaborative design outputs, such as General Arrangement Drawings, 3D models and Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams.

You will understand how water and wastewater treatment processes operate and be experienced in assessing existing site infrastructure to develop and deliver the mechanical design. We would also be interested in speaking with candidates who have experience within the energy, infrastructure & environmental sectors in a mechanical engineering capacity. 

Why Join us?

  • Our People Culture: We're a close team and very proud of our friendly and collaborative environment;
  • Growth: We're on an exciting growth journey in Ireland and Northern Ireland - we want you to be part of it!
  • Awards: Our UK&I business were awarded the 2023 NCE Consultancy of the Year and top 10 Corporate Knights most sustainable companies in the world.
  • Great Benefits: Competitive salary, pension plan, holidays, free private medical insurance, discounted gym membership and lots more.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Great Projects: We have secured positions on both the Uisce Éireann and NI Water Frameworks and are delivering a wide variety of projects that will make a real difference to our communities.
  • Industry leading training and development as well as paid for professional subscriptions

To hear what some of our employees say about life at Stantec, please click on My Stantec Stories

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About Stantec

Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 28, 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.

From large-scale developments to challenging neighbourhood projects, we stretch across our global network to learn from others, offer our support, and gain new experiences along the way. So while we work to help the communities around us thrive, our own people thrive too.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment.

At Stantec we are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is accessible to all. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process then please inform a member of our Talent Acquisition team.

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