Water Treatment Work Expert

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Last update: 7 days ago Last update: Jun 23, 2022


Deadline: Aug 17, 2022
Location: Lesotho Lesotho
Organization: Nicholas O'Dwyer Ltd
Sectors: Civil Engineering, Water & Sanitation Civil Engineering, Water & Sanitation
Job type: Contract, 12 months +
English English
Work experience: From 10 years
Date posted: May 19, 2022


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TITLE: Water Treatment Works Expert
DURATION: Fixed-Term Contract

Qualifications and skills

  • Must hold a BSc degree with specialisation in Civil Engineering; or Chemical Engineering; or Water and Sanitation Engineering or equivalent.
  • A Master’s Degree/MEng in Water Supply; or Hydrology; or Water Engineering; or Systems processes or similar would be an added advantage.

General professional experience

  • Must have a minimum of ten (10) years professional experience (post-graduate).
  • Must have a minimum of seven (7) years’ experience as a water treatment expert.
  • Must have good command of written and spoken English.

Specific professional experience

  • Must have a minimum experience of two (2) projects working on design and/or construction management of water treatment works (each project with a minimum capacity of 40,000 m3/day)
  • Experience in the management (drafting contract specifications including stipulation of client requirement and/or supervision role) of design and build contract would be an advantage
  • Experience in sub-Saharan Africa would be an advantage.

Relevant experience in the region (ideal but not required)

  • Working level fluency in local language(s)
  • Knowledge of local culture or administrative system, government organization, etc.

About Us


Our mission is to provide advice and assistance to today’s global community in the delivery of sustainable infrastructure for tomorrow. As a professional engineering and environmental consultancy, we provide water engineering, environmental engineering, and civil and structural engineering services to both public and private sector clients, mainly in the transportation and infrastructure sectors.


Over the years we have provided services in water and wastewater engineering to authorities serving over five million consumers, and we’ve used our engineering services to help develop over five thousand kilometres of highways, making us one of the most respected consulting engineering practices in Ireland today. We’ve worked in over 20 countries and counting throughout the developing world and our employees have access to a range of major projects in Ireland, the UK, Europe, and Africa. 


Nicholas O’Dwyer is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” Today, RSK Group consists of over 120 businesses and employs over 7,000 specialists. The group is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has an established presence in more than 40 countries around the world.