Waterworks Engineer

Hydraulic Engineer

Minimum Degree in Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical Engineering

Previous relevant work experience

The tasks an Engineer, Waterworks is expected to perform include:

Planning and directing activities concerned with installation, operation, maintenance, and service of water utility systems

Directing activities of engineers engaged in preparing designs and plans to construct, enlarge, and modify such facilities as water treatment plants, watersheds, and dams , hydroelectric stations, pumping stations, and to install water mains, and other appurtenances

Providing engineering and technical direction for planning and designing of water utility projects

Reviewing plans and specifications prior to instituting project to determine whether they meet organizational requirements

Analysing and compiling data received from engineers to prepare budget estimates

Directing and coordinating Engineers in conducting studies

Conferring with municipal authorities concerning budget requirements, changes in organizational policy, regulation of water rates and plumbing requirements, or other problems affecting community

Competent in planning and directing activities

Well-versed in preparing designs and plans to construct

Proficiency in determining organizational requirements

Knowledge about preparing budget estimates Well versed in regulation of water rates and plumbing requirements

Will be updated

Good communication skills

Creativity, pragmatism and rationale thinking

Confidence & persistence

Flexibility and attentiveness

Social and networking skills

Time management skills

Team player


It is not a desk job

Need to handle a team of engineers

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Construction companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Shift system maybe available

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

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The job is listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Building and other Construction Worker's Act (Regulation Of Employment And Conditions Of Service) ACT, 1996Occupational hazards include general fatigue, stress, unsocial working hours, long hours of travel and work, etc.Health risks include exposure to construction tools, heavy machinery, dirt and dust, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 years experience INR 35,000 to INR 37,000 per monthFor candidates with 2 to 5 years experience INR 44,500 to INR 45,500 per monthFor candidates with over 5 years experience INR 53,000 to INR 54,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Growth of Construction Sector in IndiaThe market value of construction sector in India is projected to expand up to INR 11954 billion by 2017. Continuously increasing infrastructure spending levels of the government has made the industry highly attractive among foreign investors in the recent years. The Construction sectors growth is expected to reach 7.5 percent by 2016-17 from current growth rates of 5.6 percent and is expected to contribute significantly to the countrys GDP in the next five years thereby showing its vital importance for the economic growth of the nation. Construction sector is the 2nd largest employer in the country. The sector currently employs over 45 million employees and is slated to employ more than 76 million employees by 2022. This implies additional creation of 31 million jobs in the 9 year period. Supervisory and managerial levels constitute 12% of the total workforce. The Working Group for the Twelfth Plan estimates an additional requirement of 23000 engineers and supervisors in order to cope with the envisaged capacity expansions. Higher investment public as well as private sector growth forecast over next 5 years is 8 to 9%

Large construction companies, builders and developers

Mid-sized construction companies, real estate companies, developers and builders

About 30,000 small construction companies that are members of Builders Association of India (BAI)

Towns and cities across India

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Architectural or Civil Engineering Institutes across India

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