Dam Engineer

Matchtech Group Plc
16 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Globally, our client are one of the leading consultants in Environmental Services and one of the top engineering consultancies in the NCE listings. Our client has been selected by key Clients across the UK as a strategic consultancy provider.

Our client has exciting opportunities for the right professional person to join their dams and hydropower team. This team delivers projects for a number of UK water utilities and private clients in the UK and overseas. Our client has a growing backlog of work and are seeking a senior level engineer to support their programmes of work for their clients. Our clients typical projects range from feasibility studies and asset inspections, remediation of existing dams and reservoirs, design of new dams for water supply and hydropower, reservoir inspections and associated studies and studies and design of hydropower projects.

Our clients collaborative approach ensures the projects they deliver meet their client’s needs in a sustainable manner. They embrace new technologies and design with communities in mind.

Job Description

* Work on projects within a framework of water industry, dam engineering and hydropower within the UK and overseas.

* Provide technical inputs for dams and hydropower projects, including studies, design, performance monitoring for all types of dams and hydraulic structures.

* Build relationships within the industry and wider our clients Waterpower and Dams community.

* Use appropriate software to provide advice, solutions and successful outcomes for our clients.

* Maintain up to date technical knowledge and CPD relevant to the role.

* Complete all work in line with our clients core values and in accordance with the Quality Systems and Project Quality Procedures


* Degree qualified (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering or other relevant subject. Working towards Chartered Engineer or equivalent and member of a relevant engineering institution i.e. ICE. 

* A member of the Supervising Panel of Engineers under the Reservoirs Act would be an advantage. 

* Experience in dam engineering, hydraulic structures and/or hydropower is an advantage. 

* Self-motivated, flexible and reliable with good problem-solving skills. 

* Ability to integrate into a team and provided technical support to other members of the team. 

* Possess knowledge of current legislation and able to work in accordance with QA and H&S procedures. 

* Computer literate with Microsoft Office applications and the ability to develop skills in various industry software for analysis/design. 

* Ability to work well within a team and independently. 

* Strong communication skills all levels with the client, suppliers, contractors and our design team – both written and oral 

* Excellent organisational skills and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application

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