Senior Civil Engineer - Wastewater

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Do you have a passion for Civil 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 continue our growth journey in Ireland and Northern Ireland and we have exciting plans for expansion in 2024 and beyond.

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

This pipeline of work, coupled with framework contracts across the UK and a move to a new Dublin office, means that we seeking Civil Engineers / Senior 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 have the opportunity to join a dynamic team spread across the UK and Ireland, supporting the delivery of a variety of projects as part of a major capital investment programme.

You will play an important role in the team, developing technical solutions & providing advice to our clients. You will provide technical expertise to ensure projects are delivered to cost, schedule & quality standards and work collaboratively amongst multi-disciplinary teams to ensure first class delivery of our projects.  You will work closely with external stakeholders & clients to develop long term relationships.

On a personal level, you will learn and develop, and our goal is to aid your career progression and increase your job satisfaction. Your role will be varied and challenging, and you will have the opportunity to learn from the wider group and take your career to the next level.

About You

You will be Degree qualified (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering or other relevant subject and have some experience of working within the regulated water industry. You will be working toward chartered status (e.g. IEI, ICE, CIWEM).


We are seeking civil engineers across all areas of water and wastewater infrastructure / networks and treatment. Due to the nature of upcoming projects, ideally, you will also have experience in one or more of these technical areas:

  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Trunk Mains and Large Diameter Pipeline Design
  • Service Reservoirs
  • Clean Water Treatment


Why Join us?

  • Our People Culture: We're a close knit 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 Eireann 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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