With over 1500 employees, Fichtner is Germany’s leading independent planning and consultancy enterprise. We are global players and tackle challenging projects in more than 100 countries. Among our clients are companies from the sectors of central utility supplies and waste management, international development and commercial banks, investors, public administrations, and energy-intensive industrial enterprises. We offer our clients a unique combination of engineering consultancy with classical management consultancy.

To support global construction projects in our ‘Renewable Energies and Environment’ division, we are looking to fill a permanent full-time position at our company’s home office in Stuttgart / Germany with an experienced

Civil Engineer for the Fields of Hydraulic Engineering / Water Management / Structural Engineering (m/f/x)

Your tasks

  • Providing professional consultancy on hydraulic engineering to clients all over the world
  • Developing concepts for short- and longer-term measures, projects and undertakings related to waterbodies, dikes and water management facilities
  • Taking responsibility in technical aspects for construction, conversion and rehabilitation of hydraulic structures and technical facilities
  • Overseeing construction and commissioning of hydraulic structures, like weirs, locks and flood control installations
  • Coordination, preparation, contract award, realization, acceptance and billing of construction measures related to waterbodies, dikes and water management facilities
  • Drawing up tenders and technical specifications
  • Preparing feasibility studies and market analyses
  • Collaboration with external and internal project partners
  • Supporting our sales department

Your profile

  • Technical degree in civil engineering
  • At least five years of professional experience working as a hydraulic engineer in the design and realization of hydraulic structures
  • Experience of using CAD software and GIS applications
  • Expert knowledge of international public procurement legislation, which ideally will be complemented by knowledge of civil and water resources legislation, contract law and environmental law
  • Tech-friendly, solution-oriented consulting specialist
  • You have a very good command of English in both the written and spoken form, ideally possessing a solid command of German in addition to Spanish
  • Team player practiced in dealing with inter-cultural environments and with experience in dealing with clients and project partners from different cultures
  • Willingness to travel worldwide as part of handling projects
  • Willingness to relocate to Stuttgart, Germany

Our offer

  • We provide an environment that unites enduring value with innovative capability
  • Culture of staff appreciation, equal opportunity and attractive career prospects in an international job environment with staff originating from more than 40 nations
  • Long-term development opportunities, with our staff’s average length of service standing at 11 years
  • Wide degree of latitude, flexible working hours and the ability to work under your own responsibility  
  • Comprehensive fringe benefits, workplace health promotion, e-bike leasing, company get-togethers and communal sporting activities
  • Conveniently located offices with company car park and very good connections to public transportation
  • An office canteen with a choice of freshly prepared menus
  • A comprehensive and thorough induction with the possibility to participate in training and further education programs as well as languages courses in a company whose support you can always rely on and a working environment that promotes job satisfaction

If you have any questions regarding the position on offer, please contact Thomas Agethen on +49 (711) 8995 1595.

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