KEO International Consultants

Senior Civil Engineer - Wet Utilities

Job Location(s) Portugal-Lisbon
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/1/2024 7:34 AM)
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Civil Engineering


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 planning, design or project delivery in the built and natural environments. For over 57 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 225 International Design Firms; in the Top 20 International PM/CM Firms; and by World Architecture as 50th largest global architecture firm and #1 Firm in the Middle East Region in their 2021 WAS 100 Survey.


We invite you to join us.


Our newest opportunity is for talented Senior Civil Engineers - Wet Utilities to join our brand-new office in Lisbon, Portugal. This critical role will work as part of the Infrastructure team, developing hydraulic designs for different types of projects in different design stages. 


We envisage success in this role to include:


  • Preparing and reviewing hydraulic networks designs following project’s scope for potable water, irrigation, firefighting, sanitary, storm water and flood (depending on the candidate’s specialization).
  • Preparing and/or reviewing design hydraulic models for the different hydraulic networks.
  • Ensuring all calculations are prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Authority Standards and Codes of Practice as per the project location and requirements.
  • Coordination and day-to-day coaching to junior staff within this discipline. 
  • Coordinating and giving technical guidance to CAD Technicians / BIM Technicians to produce drawings and models.
  • Preparing and reviewing technical reports, design drawings, and other deliverables.
  • Lead the discipline’s team.
  • Monitoring the technical quality of the projects to ensure that the projects delivered to Clients are of the highest technical quality and engineering practice standard.
  • Coordinating with other disciplines to achieve a fully integrated design.
  • Liaising with the Client and Authority representatives to obtain design approvals, as necessary.
  • Providing discipline’s input for technical proposals for submission to external parties.


To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that you will have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and more than 10 years of experience in a similar position. Having a membership of a professional institution is desirable.   


Furthermore, you should demonstrate: 


  • Proven experience in the design of hydraulic infrastructures 
  • Experienced in hydraulic design software such as EPANET, SWMM or other equivalent. 
  • Proficiency in software such as Autodesk AutoCAD and MS Office. 
  • Knowledge in BIM and AutoCAD Civil 3D is an advantage. 
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills in English and Portuguese. 


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.

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


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