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AECOM Senior Civil Engineer - Water in Belfast, United Kingdom

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Job Description

Our Belfast Water team have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Civil Engineer with strong analytical skills and experience in delivery of civil infrastructure projects.

You will be joining a successful Water Team with an enviable workload in design and build contracts, giving you the opportunity to follow projects from conception design through to completion on site.

You will be supported and encouraged to maintain your CPD and embrace initiatives to help you further develop your own skills and career. AECOM fully supports individual growth and development; and will support you as you build upon your experience, professional qualifications and skill set.

You will work alongside our project managers and lead design engineers throughout the project design and delivery cycle, supporting various design stages of civil infrastructure, water and wastewater utility projects to include carrying out feasibility studies, reference designs, detailed designs and preparation of reports and technical specifications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Numerical analysis including the use of computer-based programmes to assist with the study of potable, surface and wastewater systems.

  • Technical and feasibility studies to appraise the practicability of alternative solutions in aspects such as potable water, foul water, surface water and attenuation requirements, including appropriate calculations.

  • Structural analysis and design such as determination of the design situation and load cases, including calculation and use of analysis software

  • Produce designs of water infrastructure, such as pump systems and pipe networks with attenuation to safety in design, such as creating a Designer’s Risk Assessment document.

  • Produce sketches, check and consolidate final working drawings created by Technicians.

  • Keep up-to-date with developments in regulatory legislation and guidelines that may affect design work.

  • Working with other team members to undertake technical work, site work, and project management.

  • Opportunities for working on site and site visits, to develop wider understanding of how designs are implemented.


  • BEng in Civil or Structural Engineering (or equivalent)

  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, technically proficient, with ambition and drive.

  • Demonstrable interest in water projects

  • Capability to satisfy client and business expectations and be able to consider the wider financial and commercial implications of their actions

  • Communicate effectively to internal and external clients, both verbally & in writing.


  • MEng in Civil, Structural, or a Water Engineering related MSc (civils)

  • Work experience in consultancy position

  • Professional qualifications with ICE, EI, IStructE or CIWEM

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10090266

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid