Principal Clean Water Process Engineer

£45000 - £65000/annum
May 03, 2022
May 25, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
My Client is recruiting for a Principal Clean Water Process Engineer

My Client are seeking to recruit a Principal Clean Water Process Engineer with extensive knowledge and experience in the design and operation of UK clean water facilities. The Asset Optimisation Team provides process engineering consultancy to support customers to get the very best from their assets and capital programmes.

OA lead / Principal Process Engineer is one of the company's leading specialists in process optimisation, design and operation. The role reports to the Asset Optimisation Programme Director and the jobholder shall have responsibility for thought leadership; technical development of the function; support to business development and work winning; delivery of asset optimisation proposals and project execution in the water sector.

Key responsibilities

To lead teams on optimisation studies at feasibility, concept, optioneering and preliminary design stages, with accountability for quality, budget, and schedule
Development of process optimisation schemes, initiatives, and solutions at both site and programme level. These schemes will mitigate risk, return sites to compliance, or enable low or no build solutions to be provided for new permit drivers
Provide technical thought leadership and strategic consultancy advise to clients and joint venture partners
Develop relationships with Company Key Account Directors; Capability Account Leads; customers; supply chain and other third parties
To work collaboratively with business development, work winning and marketing functions to develop and tender new opportunities studies and major projects across new and existing clients
To provide process engineering support to construction and commissioning project teams
To develop of the Asset Optimisation function, to grow the capability and product offering both in human expert optimisation and digital solutions.
Approval of process design calculations, reports, presentations and proposalsQualifications and Experience:

Degree qualification in a process related discipline is essential
Chartered Engineer and member of a relevant engineering institution e.g. CIWEM, IChemE etc
Water Sector experience including significant experience of clean water treatment
A background in an engineering consultancy or contracting environment is essential. Operational utility experience would be beneficial
An existing network of relationships with clients (asset managers, project and operations) and industry influencers and suppliers will be an advantage
Experience in the full project life cycle: scoping, outline design, detailed design, construction support commissioning and handover
Ability to apply relevant industry codes, standards and guidelines for the water sector
Proven background in process engineering definition including development of mass balance, data analysis, design calculations, technology selection, major equipment and package datasheet specification, process flow diagrams, process control philosophies and P&ID's