Flood Risk Engineer

Posted 19 December 2023
Salary £35 - 40 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameHarriet Simmonds

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Flood Risk Engineer to come and join a busy client in Coventry.

The main duties and responsibilities of the experienced Flood Risk Engineer are:

  • Conduct thorough flood risk assessments for designated areas, considering factors such as topography, hydrology, climate change, and land use.
  • Develop and implement flood risk management strategies and plans in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • provide engineering input into the design of flood defences, drainage systems, and other infrastructure to reduce flood risks.
  • Contribute to the development of emergency response plans and protocols for flooding events, coordinating with emergency services and relevant agencies.
  • Engage with the community to raise awareness of flood risks, provide education on flood resilience, and gather local knowledge to inform flood risk assessments.

The qualifications an experience needed for the role are:


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or a related field. Professional engineering certification is preferred.
  • Proven experience in flood risk management, hydraulic modeling, and infrastructure design.
  • Strong knowledge of flood risk assessment techniques, relevant regulations, and environmental impact assessments.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with diverse stakeholders.
  • Project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.

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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