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Process Design Engineer (Midlands), Warwickshire



Warwickshire, United Kingdom 

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Do you come from a background of working in Design in the Utilities Industry? Are you looking for a new Technical Challenge?

Then we would love to hear from you! Severn Trent are looking for an ambitious and experienced Process Design Engineer to join our growing team based in. Essentially you’ll ensure we make the optimum design choices for our water/wastewater projects by providing technical expertise and evaluating decisions and clearly identifying process risks and benefits to whole life cost and low carbon effects.

You’ll be involved in all stages of the work, from feasibility through specification and outline and detailed design to commissioning planning and post-project appraisal. You will assess data to identify options, including seeking out innovation and assessing process risk. As a Technical Expert, you will support junior members of the team where necessary. You will need to seek out innovative solutions to the process challenges we face and you will be expected to work with suppliers and contractors to reach the best solution. You will be expected to attend and present at conferences.

Let’s talk about what skills or experience you’ll need to be able to do the job.

You will have significant experience and in depth knowledge of Water and/or Wastewater process technology, preferably including process design experience, and a commercial awareness for retaining company information and gathering new potential process options. Knowledge of the regulatory system and financial processes relevant to the capital delivery processes essential and you must have the ability to be the process lead on projects.

A good level of IT skills are required to be able to use modelling tools, manipulate spreadsheets and produce technical reports as will good presentation skills. We are seeking candidates that are educated to at least degree level (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject; e.g. Process design, chemical engineering, environmental or similar scientific/engineering qualifications, preferably with or working towards, full, Membership status of an appropriate professional body (e.g. CIWEM, IChemE, IMechE ICE etc). A full UK driving licence is required as the role will require travel within the Severn Trent Water region.

In order to succeed in this role it is expected that you will have the following qualifications:

* Degree qualified (or equivalent) in a science, environmental or engineering related discipline or equivalent.
* Full UK driving licence.

Severn Trent benefits include:

* Salary of up to £30,500
* 2 for 1 Pension contribution
* 28 days’ holiday plus 8 bank holidays, with the option to buy or sell up to 5 additional days per year
* Comprehensive flexible benefits scheme
* Bonus


The role will be based from our Engineering sites within the Midlands area, i.e Raynesway Derby, Longbridge Warwick.

Some of the key projects we are undertaking include:

* 26 UV treatment schemes at groundwater sites across the whole Severn Trent region.
* A variety of Water Treatment Works waste stream improvement projects at a number of our largest sites.
* Determining waste and water treatment processes Severn Trent need to build over the next 10 years.
* Working on a wastewater capital programme of quality and capital maintenance across the Severn Trent region, from works replacement, new build to works upgrade, on sites ranging from less than 10 population treated to 1.8 million population.
* Companywide programme of advanced sludge treatment.
* Working to help deliver the Water Framework Directive by achieving our Outcome Delivery Incentives on Phosphorus and Ammonia removal in the water bodies within the Seven Trent Water region.
* Large scale refurbishment of coagulation, clarification and filtration processes at all of our major water treatment works (over £80m of investment).

Who are we?

We’re Severn Trent and we think water is amazing. It’s why we put all our energy into helping over 8 million people - from the Bristol Channel to the Humber, mid-Wales to East Midlands - enjoy the wonders of water every day. Our customers, and the communities that we live and work in, are at the heart of everything we do.

Our vision is to be the most trusted water company by 2020, delivering an outstanding customer experience, the best value service and environmental leadership and through all of this making sure the wonder of water is readily available to everyone; today and for future generations.

We want our people to be part of an organisation that celebrates diversity and individual thinking as we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce is important for success. We seek to ensure that every employee and every application we receive, without exception, is treated equally and fairly.
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