Hydraulic Engineer – Drinking water/WWTP

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Project Management


This is an opportunity to help Shape the Future of Water Infrastructure in Switzerland, and make a lasting impact on communities with innovative and sustainable water solutions.

A renowned engineering firm with a rich history dating back to the 1930’s with a passionate team of over 250 engineers, driven by the challenge of creating harmonious living environments that respect both people and the planet.

Their strength lies in our multidisciplinary approach. They combine expertise across six key areas – land use planning, water, energy, environment, mobility & infrastructure, and information systems – to deliver complex projects that truly make a difference.

This is your chance to join their Water team and lead the way in shaping the future of water infrastructure in Switzerland

About the Role:

We are seeking a highly motivated Hydraulic Engineer to join our growing Water team in Martigny or Sierre, Switzerland. As a project manager, you will lead wastewater (WWTP) and drinking water infrastructure projects from conception to completion. You’ll work closely with a multidisciplinary team to manage diverse mandates, ranging from network planning to construction execution.

You will impact:

  • Lead and manage projects in wastewater treatment, water evacuation, and drinking water infrastructure.
  • Collaborate effectively within the Water team and with company management.
  • Oversee projects across the Chablais Vaudois/Bas-Valais and Valais region.
  • Ensure adherence to quality systems while delivering projects.

You are able to bring:

  • An EPF or HES engineering degree in environment, civil engineering, or a comparable qualification.
  • 8-10 years of experience in an engineering consultancy.
  • A strong sense of initiative, responsibility, and a meticulous work ethic.
  • Expertise in the wastewater sector with a willingness to learn about drinking water or vice versa.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, customer relations experience, and proficiency in hydraulics and water treatment.
  • Experience with tender procedures, permit applications, and site management (a plus).
  • Familiarity with SIT and/or CAD/BIM tools (a plus).
  • A passion for innovation and a commitment to environmental sustainability.

What We Offer:

  • A chance to make a real difference in shaping sustainable water solutions.
  • A stimulating work environment with a collaborative and supportive team.
  • The opportunity to learn and grow from experienced and respected engineers.
  • Attractive compensation and social benefits package (details on our website).

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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