Design Lead (Water/Wastewater Engineering)

Vacancy
5756
Job Location
Manchester

The Opportunity

Do you have a passion for engineering and a desire to make a real difference? We're looking for talented Design Leads (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, or Process Engineering) to join our growing team in Manchester.

This is your chance to:

  • Lead and develop project teams, fostering a collaborative and innovative environment.
  • Work on exciting water projects that push boundaries and make a significant impact.
  • Partner with top water clients across the UK, shaping the future of the industry.

We're a leading engineering consultancy with continued growth ambitions, building on a successful track record. Our 2024 water strategy is brimming with opportunities, and you'll be at the forefront, tackling iconic projects.

Here's what sets us apart:

  • We prioritize community – designing solutions that minimize environmental impact and maximize social benefits.
  • We champion sustainable development, delivering infrastructure projects that adapt to climate change.

Our Design Leads work across the project lifecycle in asset planning / strategy, concept design, outline design and detailed design. We work in a variety of project areas within the water sector, including clean water treatment and networks, wastewater treatment, wastewater networks, flooding, and urban drainage. Our local design teams are involved in large partnership initiatives such as Hull and East Riding’s Living with Water partnership and award-winning projects such as the Clifton Integrated Constructed Wetland project. 

As a Project Technical / Design Lead, you will play a fundamental role within projects to identify innovative and sustainable solutions, work collaboratively with the client, plan technical delivery, and lead the multidisciplinary team throughout the project. You will work alongside the Project Manager to deliver best value and client service excellence. You will have access to Stantec’s world-class expertise to help you deliver leading edge design.   

As well as work on nearby projects in local communities to Yorkshire, Stantec also offers the opportunity to work on projects across the UK and Ireland, and globally.  

About You 

We are looking for someone who has a passion for solving engineering problems, the ability to lead and inspire and the confidence to drive through challenging solutions. 

To be considered for this role, you will be a degree qualified (or equivalent) engineer and you will ideally be chartered, or a member of a relevant engineering institution e.g. ICE. Support can be given to achieve this if required. 

We have opportunities for differing levels of seniority, so if you are looking to develop your leadership career, we'll support you on your journey. 

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About Stantec

The Stantec community unites more than 31,000 employees working in over 450 locations across 6 continents. We have been working with our clients and communities in the UK for over 150 years. We plan, design, deliver and manage the development and infrastructure needed to support the creation of sustainable, healthy and prosperous communities. 

Our teams provide effective and relevant solutions, translating our clients’ vision into valued consents, deliverable plans for projects and programmes, and efficient designs for delivery, based on technical excellence and deep market insights. We deal with today’s challenges, but also keep a fairer, better tomorrow in sight, looking at how we deliver clean growth, support radical changes in our economy and meet the needs of future communities. 
 

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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