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Drainage Engineer

  • Location:

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £35 - 40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Harriet Simmonds

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 051

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Drainage Engineer to come and join a busy client in West Yorkshire.

The main duties of the experienced Drainage Engineer are:

  • The post holder will assess, inspect, identify, promote, direct and commission programmes of work as necessary under the direction of the Area Maintenance Engineer to ensure that these highway assets are maintained to in a safe and serviceable standard.
  • The post holder will be responsible for carrying out investigations in to surface water drainage problems, identify solutions, record findings, produce specific reports pertinent to future works, and design and commission solutions.
  • The post holder will, under the direction of the Area Maintenance Engineer, prepare maintenance schemes to repair and upgrade the client's drainage assets.
  • The post holder will, under the direction of the Area Maintenance Engineer supervise construction and remedial works on site.
  • The post holder will be responsible for investigating problems and requests for service from the public and other sources, identifying and communicating solutions to others including senior officers, councillors, members of the public, external bodies and landowners for potential implementation using all appropriate methods of communication.

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Harriet Simmonds at Carrington West on 02393 876051.


If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Harriet at Carrington West on 02393 876051 for more information.

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