Hydraulic Engineer

Hydraulic Engineer.

Hydraulic Engineer






Civil or Environmental Engineer: Urban Drainage & Hydraulics (Bern, Switzerland)

A leading engineering consultancy seeks a qualified and motivated Civil or Environmental Engineer to join their growing team in Bern, Switzerland.

The Company:

For nearly a century, this established firm has tackled complex engineering and scientific challenges with a global presence and a team of hundreds of employees delivering a high volume of projects annually. Their collaborative approach brings together diverse professionals to develop innovative and sustainable solutions, prioritizing resource conservation throughout the project lifecycle.

The Role:

This role offers the opportunity to play a key part in the company's urban water engineering division, specifically focusing on urban drainage and hydraulic engineering. You'll be involved in all stages of project development, from initial concept studies through to final commissioning. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing the planning and execution of interdisciplinary projects related to urban drainage and hydraulic engineering.
  • Developing hydraulic models to simulate various rain events and analyze water flow within the water cycle.
  • Working independently on technical issues related to hydraulics and structural engineering.
  • Managing client relationships with municipal and cantonal departments.
  • Actively contributing to project execution through regular field assignments.


  • Degree from a university (ETH) or university of applied sciences (FH) in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering.
  • Prior professional experience in project planning and execution for urban drainage and hydraulic engineering (ideally including flood protection and natural hazards).
  • Team player with a willingness to take on technical and entrepreneurial responsibility.
  • Strong analytical thinking skills and experience working with GIS data and hydraulic modeling software.


  • Engaging projects offering diverse and challenging opportunities within a motivated team environment.
  • Competitive compensation and development prospects within a growing company.
  • Flexible working arrangements, including remote work options and annual working hour plans.

Are you a passionate and experienced engineer eager to make a positive impact on urban water infrastructure projects? If so, we encourage you to apply!

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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