Hydropower Civil Engineer

Hydropower Civil Engineer.

Hydropower Civil Engineer



CHF120000 - CHF145000 per year




structural engineering

Civil Engineer within Hydropower Planning and Hydraulics.

Do you dream of a career where your daily work directly impacts a sustainable future? This leading company at the forefront of the energy transition offers a dynamic environment where you'll contribute to a greener tomorrow through innovative solutions. Make a real impact with work that tackles climate change and leverages renewable energy. Become a champion for positive change and leave a lasting legacy.

This opportunity provides the chance to be a changemaker, directly addressing climate challenges and empowering a more sustainable future. You'll work in a dynamic environment alongside brilliant minds, fostering innovation and developing your skills. The company offers competitive salaries, benefits, and the security of a thriving leader in the energy industry. Leave your mark by contributing to groundbreaking projects that shape the future of energy.

Are you ready to be part of something bigger as a civil engineer within Hydropower planning?


  • Conduct feasibility studies for potential hydropower projects, evaluating technical, economic, and environmental factors.
  • Participate in the design of civil structures for hydropower plants, including dams, intakes, tunnels, penstocks, and powerhouses.
  • Analyze hydrological and geotechnical data to inform design decisions.
  • Collaborate with mechanical, electrical, and environmental engineers to ensure a comprehensive project approach.
  • Prepare technical documents, drawings, and reports.
  • Manage project timelines and budgets.
  • Liaise with regulatory authorities to obtain necessary permits and approvals.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in hydropower planning and design
  • Strong understanding of hydraulics, hydrology, and geotechnical engineering principles.
  • Proficiency in civil engineering design software (e.g., AutoCAD, Civil 3D).
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.


  • Competitive salary up to CHF 145k and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work on challenging and rewarding projects that contribute to a sustainable future in a dynamic and collaborative work environment.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Flexible hours, work from home options
  • …and more!


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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