Principal Hydraulic Engineer

Location Manchester
Discipline: Civil & Structural Design
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Contact name: Anna Walker

Contact email:
Job ref: BBBH2489_1720087571
Published: 14 days ago

Principal Hydraulic Engineer
Salary up to £62,000

Are you a Hydraulic Engineer looking for your next challenge?
Are you ready to take up a vital role in every aspect of fluid mechanics and transformational programmes for critical UK infrastructure projects?

My clients are looking for a Principal Hydraulic Engineer to join their talented team in Manchester to work on iconic engineering projects across the UK and internationally. As a team, they specialise in all aspects of fluid mechanics across a wide range of sectors such as water, defence, energy, aviation, cities & development and education.


  • Lead a team to undertake technical design work following relevant design standards and codes

  • Prepare briefs, scopes of work, and input bid proposals

  • Successfully manage time and budgets to key project milestones and programmes

  • Work closely with teams across the UK and overseas to deliver integrated design solutions

  • Adhere to quality assurance standards in design

We are looking for a Chartered Civil Engineer with experience leading design delivery, including multidisciplinary design.

You must have sound knowledge and experience in hydraulic design of water/wastewater treatment plant design, pipeline design, surge analysis, and familiarity with current UK design standards.

You must be proficient with industry-standard software such as HADES, VARISM and WANDA.


  • 25 days leave each year, plus bank holidays, increasing over-service

  • Option to buy and sell

  • Flexible working arrangements, accommodating individual requirements

  • Generous company pension scheme and life assurance

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Critical illness cover and income protection

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Team socials and regular outings

To apply, submit your CV today! Alternatively, if you want to find out more information call Anna on 07437837855.

Aldwych Consulting values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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