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Senior Project Engineer - Water/Irrigation Engineer

Senior Project Engineer - Water/Irrigation Engineer

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KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration, through conceptualization, to realization of design or project delivery in the built and natural environments.  

For over 50 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities. As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 200 International Design Firms; a Top 20 International PM firm; and 44th largest global architecture firm.  

We draw from the expertise from over 60 nations, bringing experience from every major market of the globe. With over 2,500 multidisciplinary professionals and staff, we are an international professional consulting services firm.

We are now seeking an exceptional Senior Project Engineer - Water/Irrigation to join our award winning team based within our Kuwait Office. 


This critical role will be responsible for Water & Irrigation Design on the assigned projects.


Paramount to success within this varied role will include;


  • Undertaking the responsibility of Water & Irrigation design for the assigned projects as per the client's, authorities and QMS procedures.

  • Liaising with client and authority representatives for obtaining design approvals.

  • Replying to the Request for Information (RFIs) for the contractors queries on the design drawings.

  • Preparing of design reports, technical specifications and BoQ for the Civil, Water, Utilities works and all the equipment.

  • Preparing of design documents, drawings for all design stages (concept, schematic and detailed design, IFC) in compliance with the local codes, regulations, requirements and international standards. Lead, supervise and mentoring a team of engineers.

  • Preparing of Civil and Infrastructures Water Utilities - Water & TSE, Irrigation design drawings including storage tanks, reservoirs, pumping stations & transmission and distribution Pipelines. Including layouts & profiles, valve chambers, air valves, washouts, isolation, interconnection.

  • Preparing of technical design reports (Water Demand, Pipe Sizing Calculations, Hydraulic Calculations, Selection of Pipe Material, Technical Specifications).

  • Well verse and familiar with Water Hydraulic and Surge Modelling Software required to be used for the Water & Irrigation Network design (such as WaterGems, WaterCAD, InfoWater, Epanet, Hammer, InfoSurge).


To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that you will bring a minimum of 15 years’ experience in Civil & Infrastructure Utility Works, partnered with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Water Engineering and preferable Master Degree, Chartered Engineer or PE.


KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its’ contribution to client success wherever we work.


Our generous remuneration packages are bespoke and provide a wide range of additional benefits to support both national and expatriate employees and their families. We take pride in offering long term and dynamic career opportunities and invest in our people through our global learning, development and leadership programs.

We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.