Senior Process Engineer

Last updated 9 days ago
Location:Reading
Job Type:Full Time

As a Senior Process Engineer, you will provide specialist technical input across a broad range of wastewater process engineering projects, working on some of the largest wastewater projects in the country.

You will provide critical support to our framework with Thames Water, in addition to servicing our wider client base - interfacing with other technical disciplines to ensure the delivery of innovative solutions across a diverse range of municipal water projects.

Using your process engineering skills, you will be responsible for feasibility, concept, preliminary and detailed design stages of project development, supporting in securing profitable work and for the successful delivery of projects. You will be working independently while also leading teams within a collaborative environment and interacting with a range of staff and clients.

Furthermore, you will represent the company in client meetings, mentor junior team members, and provide technical and professional guidance to assist their development.

Key duties might include:

  • Wastewater treatment plant design

  • Process simulation modelling

  • Treatment plant costing evaluation

  • Analysis of data to assess performance

  • Site health checks

  • Production of basis of design, process options calculations and reports

  • Creation of process flow diagrams and piping and instrumentation diagrams

  • Development of supplier performance specifications

  • Creation of process control philosophy and commissioning plans.

This role will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop in a highly supportive and collaborative environment and give you unrivalled exposure to the full project lifecycle across a number of water utilities in the UK.

Candidate Specification:

  • Chartered or Incorporated with the IChemE or other relevant professional body (or pursuing Chartership)

  • Significant technical wastewater process engineering experience.

  • Demonstrable specialist experience in biological wastewater treatment, including nutrient removal, phosphorous removal and tertiary wastewater treatment

  • Experience of working in multidisciplinary teams, managing clients and other project stakeholders

  • Proactive approach, with an ability to adapt to changing scenarios

  • Full UK driving licence - able to travel to other offices and sites, subject to flexible working