Hydraulic Engineer

Hydraulic Engineer.

Hydraulic Engineer





structural engineering

Established Engineering Consultancy Seeks Civil Engineer (Hydraulic Structures)

A leading engineering consultancy firm with a rich history dating back to 1800's is searching for a passionate Civil Engineer specializing in hydraulic structures. The firm delivers innovative and digital solutions across a broad spectrum of sectors, including infrastructure, buildings, hydropower, dam safety, and environmental design. Boasting over 1,100 skilled professionals spread across 30 offices throughout Europe and Central Asia, they tackle some of the world's most ambitious engineering projects.

Join a Dynamic Team

This role offers the opportunity to join a dynamic team within the Dam Department. The successful candidate will have the chance to work in one of several exciting locations: Lausanne, Paris, Milan, Zurich, or Belgrade.


  • Perform structural calculations for concrete structures
  • Contribute to the design and dimensioning of civil works in the hydraulic and dam sectors
  • Track project progress and ensure adherence to execution plans
  • Develop tender and submission packages
  • Monitor and oversee construction sites
  • Prepare or participate in preparing proposals for hydraulic engineering services domestically and internationally


  • Civil engineering degree
  • 3-5 years of experience in hydraulics and dams (preferred)
  • Proficiency in technical standards and design tools for hydraulic and dam structures
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Willingness to travel for short and potentially long-term missions abroad
  • Fluency in English (French, German, or Italian a plus)


  • Collaborative and motivated team environment
  • Flexible work arrangements to promote work-life balance
  • Engaging projects with opportunities for career development
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Investment in your professional growth through training programs

Darwin Recruitment AG is a Zurich based, SECO licensed, privately owned subsidiary of Darwin Professional Staffing Group Ltd (a Global IT Recruitment Consultancy).

Darwin Recruitment AG manages client relationships whilst also utilising Darwin Professional Staffing Group databases and networks to source Candidates and fulfil client requests.

We do not ask for a placement fee from Candidates/Employees.

If you wish to contact a specialist regarding this role, or your job search in general, please contact +41 (0)43 456 29 09

Louis Cheesewright


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