Highfield has unrivalled knowledge of the water utilities jobs market in the UK and specialises in permanent and contract opportunities for engineers throughout the sector. Whether you are a Hydraulic Modeller, Process Engineer, Leakage Technician or anything else in the water and utilities sector we have the expertise to help you.

Our consultants have specialist sector knowledge which enables us to provide water & utilities candidates access to the best jobs, along with expert career advice and guidance through every stage of the recruitment process which means we find the right person for the right role every time.

We work directly with Water service suppliers and specialist engineering companies; supporting their recruitment programmes. Highfield recruit for technical, professional and managerial staff and place suitably skilled candidates within all specialist sectors of the water industry covering all engineering, commissioning and science, laboratory & chemistry based disciplines in the Water sector. This includes jobs in chemical/process, civil, structural, mechanical, Environmental, piping, electrical, and instrumentation, as well as project services and support.

We are constantly looking for versatile and qualified candidates with relevant Water experience and have dedicated teams recruiting for specialist sectors including Civils, Electrical, Flood Risk, Mechanical and Process Water.

The typical roles we recruit for are;


• Mechanical Design
• Electrical Design
• Civil Design
• Process Design
• Structural Design
• Project Management
• Planners
• CAD Staff
• Hydraulic Modeller
• Flood Risk Engineer


• Site Agents
• Site Managers
• Commissioning Staff
• Project Management
• Installation Engineers
• Construction Management
• Contracts Management
• Quantity Surveyor
• Cost Engineers

Corporate Solutions

• Director level appointments
• Strategic Hires
• Global resourcing