Location: CARDIFF
Salary Between : £50,000 and £55,000 per Annum
Reference : 22275

Our client are a multi-national consultancy based in London providing engineering, design, planning across all aspects of the built environment, including the water industry. They are currently looking for an experienced, Principal Process Engineers to join their Water team in Cardiff.


The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to help lead their municipal wastewater treatment schemes varying from feasibility to detailed design. You will be part of a multidisciplinary design team collaborating with civil, mechanical, electrical engineers and construction partners to deliver wastewater treatment schemes from initial selection through to commissioning. This role is very client-focused – you will be expected to bring the client along with the design process, inform them of key design decisions and communicate progress.


  • Adopt the Principal process engineer role in the execution of: process audits, investigations, feasibility studies, outline and detailed design of drinking water treatment works and associated systems. 
  • Be responsible for developing client briefs into executable projects, and to deliver costed proposals.
  • Present ideas and concepts to clients, demonstrating technical ability and competence are essential skills for the role.
  • Take an active role in client meetings, facilitate and taking part in HAZOP studies and presenting project outputs and proposals to clients are also key parts of the role.  
  • Be responsible for planning work activities and resource requirements.
  • Ensure technical quality is maintained through management of the review process and production. 



Essential Skills and Knowledge: 

  • An excellent understanding of treatment solutions for wastewater schemes looking at phosphate removal, growth, UWWTD drivers, and other consent modifications.
  •  Experience of working in or leading multi-disciplinary engineering teams to ensure the production of deliverables to agreed timelines and within budget
  • A flexible thinker with a focus on continual improvement and a desire and ability to share knowledge and proactively mentor and manage teams and individuals.
  •  A recognised Subject Matter Expert in the field of water process engineering


Desirable Skills and Knowledge:

  • Commissioning and process optimisation experience
  • Process safety DSEAR, ATEX
  • Anaerobic treatment or sustainable and zero-carbon approaches to Process design
  • A desire to explore new digital and data-driven solutions to our and our clients problems
  • Commercial awareness and keen to learn about the business side of their operations
  • Experience in leading teams to achieve great outcomes


  •     Chartered Engineer 
  •     CSCS card
  •     National water hygiene training (desirable)    



For further information on this opportunity, please contact Jasmine Bailey on 02392 603030 or email

Alternatively, please apply directly using the “Apply” option below.