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Job Information

AECOM Principal Water Engineer in Dublin, Ireland

Ireland - Dublin, Dublin

Job Summary

AECOM's Water Infrastructure Teams in Dublin, Cork and Galway are looking for a highly driven Principal Civil Engineer to grow a professional portfolio of large water infrastructure projects for a range of public sector clients. You will be a part of our industry-leading water business and lead and contribute to the delivery of a wide range of projects that provide great outcomes for our clients, our local community and AECOM.

As a multi-disciplinary Water Infrastructure team, we are involved in delivering some of the most exciting infrastructure projects across; wastewater/water treatment, flood management, highway drainage, urban stormwater, dams, reservoirs and asset management.

AECOMs Think and Act Globally Strategy provides leading potential to develop your local and international experience and our unique resources such as AECOM University and our global Technical Practice Groups support your ongoing professional knowledge and development.


  • Design, procurement and contract administration of a variety of water and wastewater infrastructure projects.

  • Preparation of reports, design and contract documentation.

  • Water and wastewater pipeline and pump station design.

  • Water and wastewater treatment process design.

  • Communicating with various internal and external clients and external stakeholders to deliver outcomes to the client's requirements

  • Assist maintaining and growing existing client relationships.

  • Technical mentor to younger professional scientists/engineers.

  • Manage projects through AECOM’s APIC system

Minimum Requirements

  • BEng or equivalent qualification

  • Significant experience in pressure management for district meter areas or water supply scheme

  • Specific experience in PRV operations and controls

  • Ability to demonstrate positive and proactive HSQE behaviours

  • Strong optioneering, analysis and decision-making skills,

  • Strong collaboration, team building and leadership skills,

  • Excellent functional expertise with ArcGIS, Excel, Epanet, Synergi an advantage

  • Willingness to travel for site visits (day trips and longer stays).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Chartered status preferred(FEANI)

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW

  • way of working. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Ireland

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 243036BR

Additional Locations IE - Cork - Montrose House, IE - Galway Technology Park

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.