wastewater engineer




Wastewater engineers design sewage systems and networks for the removal and treatment of wastewater from cities and other residential areas. They design systems which are compliant with environmental standards, and aim to minimise impact on the ecosystem and on citizens in the vicinity of the network.

Alternative label

  • wastewater engineering consultant

  • sewage engineer

  • wastewater system designer

  • wastewater technology engineering specialist

  • wastewater technology engineer

  • waste water system engineer

  • wastewater technology engineering consultant

  • sewage system engineer

  • wastewater engineering expert

  • waste water pipeline engineer

  • waste-water engineer

  • wastewater technology engineering expert

  • sewer pipeline engineer

  • sewer system designer

  • wastewater technology engineering adviser

  • wastewater engineering adviser

  • waste water system designer

  • wastewater engineering specialist

  • wastewater system engineer

  • wastewater pipeline engineer

  • waste water engineer

  • wastewater processing engineer

  • wastewater process engineer

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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