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Senior Process Engineer- Water

Closing date
May 29, 2024
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Joining Arup

Arup have been framework technical consultants for Yorkshire water for 20 years and on technical frameworks with other UK water companies including: Northern Ireland Water, Welsh Water, Severn Trent, United Utilities, Yorkshire Water. We have global reach in the water business providing technical support to internal and external clients around the world.

The Team based in Leeds is the hub of water process engineering and centre of expertise in Arup, supporting local clients and offices throughout the UK and globally.

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The Opportunity

As Senior Drinking Water Process Engineer you will support the lead Engineer in the growth of our water business through executing projects with internal and external clients in the UK, but also globally as part of the wider Arup Water business. As a Senior Process engineer your role will involve; process audits, investigations, feasibility studies, outline and detailed design of drinking water treatment works and associated systems.

You will enjoy developing client briefs into executable projects, build costed proposals, present ideas and concepts to clients and demonstrate technical ability and competence. This is an opportunity to take an active role in client meetings, facilitate and take active part in Hazop studies and present project outputs and proposals to clients.

This role will include the provision of technical support, guidance and development of junior members of the team.

Although this role is primarily focussed on drinking water, Arup are involved in a wide range of water related projects providing opportunity for diversity and broadening of knowledge and experience and this is encouraged.

Is this role right for you?

This role will be based in our newly opened Leeds office but we are also flexible for you to be based in our Manchester office. We are ideally seeking a Chartered Engineer with a qualification in Engineering or equivalent who has previous experience working in the water industry, particularly in drinking water.
  • Knowledge of water chemistry
  • Good knowledge of drinking water treatment processes
  • Skills in process design (Mass balances, P&ID's)
  • Good knowledge of water treatment hydraulics
  • Numerate, flexible in your approach and able to think laterally to solve problems

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What we offer you

At Arup, we care about each member's success, so we can grow together.

Guided by our values, we provide an attractive total reward package that recognises the contribution of each of our members to our shared success. As well as competitive, fair and equitable pay, we offer a career in which all of our members can belong, grow and thrive - through benefits that support health and wellbeing, a wide range of learning opportunities and many possibilities to have an impact through the work they do.

We are owned in trust on behalf of our members, giving us the freedom, with personal responsibility, to set our own direction and choose work that aligns with our purpose and adds to Arup's legacy. Our members collaborate on ambitious projects to deliver remarkable outcomes for our clients and communities. Profit Share is a key part of our reward, enabling members to share in the results of our collective efforts.

We also provide Private medical insurance, Life assurance, Accident insurance and Income protection cover. In addition, you'll have access to flexible benefits to help you look after all aspects of your wellbeing and give you the freedom and flexibility to find the best solutions for you, your family, and your individual needs.

Different people, shared values

Arup is an equal opportunity employer that actively promotes and nurtures a diverse and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, regardless of age (within legal limits), gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, neurotype or mental health, race or ethnicity, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you're pregnant or on family leave. We are an open environment that embraces diverse experiences, perspectives, and ideas - this drives our excellence.

Guided by our values and alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, we create and contribute to equitable spaces and systems, while cultivating a sense of belonging for all. Our internal employee networks support our inclusive culture: from race, ethnicity and cross-cultural working to gender equity and LGBTQ+ and disability inclusion - we aim to create a space for you to express yourself and make a positive difference. Discover more about life at Arup at

We are committed to making our recruitment process and workplaces accessible to all candidates. Please contact Kylie O'Hanlon to let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application or interview process, and/or to perform the essential functions of the role. We will do everything we can to support you.

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Closing date: - 1-07-24


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