About the Role:
At WSP, there’s nothing we love more than pushing boundaries. Harnessing innovation and sharing insights across our diverse, international team to create a tomorrow’s world that's cleaner, greener and safer. Join us and you’ll be part of an organisation that takes pride in its people and purpose: creating long-lasting solutions to meet the needs of generations to come.
WSP are seeking a Principal / Associate Water and Drainage Engineers to continue the growth of experts in our Guildford office. We support clients and projects throughout the UK with a focus on high profile rail, highway and aviation projects, providing drainage designs from concept through to detail
Our water engineering team are technical leaders in the sector and foster a proactive, responsible and collaborative work ethic. We are committed to providing and inspirational, supportive and inclusive workplace environment. The successful candidates will become a key part of this national team, dedicated to delivering innovative, lasting solutions to the highest profile challenges faced by our clients.
A typical week would include: Working on a wide variety of water environment and flood risk projects Helping to deliver a broad range of water environment services for the most significant transport and infrastructure projects in the UK. Helping to develop our offering in these strategically important areas and progress to more senior roles.
We are committed to finding the right candidates for this position and would consider flexible working for the right individual whose ambitions align with our values and goals.
We'd love to hear from you if you have: Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (or working towards). Excellent written and verbal communication. Technical expertise in one or more of the following areas: Highway Drainage Rail Drainage Airport Drainage Asset Management Foul water Sustainable foul and surface water drainage design MicroDrainage Commercial experience, including project management and bid preparation. Ability to work within multidisciplinary teams. Relevant experience of delivering infrastructure projects or working with local authority/national government. Drive and ability to build client relationships and develop suitable opportunities.
What if we can?
What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP – we can!
WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important – be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.
As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including 25 days annual leave, pension schemes, life assurance, personal accident cover and paid professional subscriptions, and some not so standard benefits as part of our flexible benefits scheme – so if you would like to hop on a new bike (cycle to work scheme) or thrill the family with your Lego building skills (Discount at Legoland Windsor) – WSP can help!
Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. VIBE (our LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group) and our Gender Balance Group work with the business to help ensure we continue to promote the right environment to enable LGBT+ and female employees to reach their full potential, and to ensure we continue to promote equality, inclusivity and diversity for everyone.
Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender confirmation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.
In addition we support our people to achieve their personal health and well-being goals through our Thrive programme.
WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services firms providing technical consultancy to the built and natural environment. We believe that for societies to thrive, we must all hold ourselves accountable for tomorrow. For us, that means creating innovative solutions to the challenges the future will bring to the communities and environments where we live and work across the UK.
We are locally dedicated and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, programme and construction management professionals. Our experts design lasting solutions in the property & buildings, transportation & infrastructure, environment, industry, resources (including mining, and oil & gas) and power & energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. And safety and sustainability are embedded in everything that we do.
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