Senior Flood Risk and Drainage Engineer

Posted 25 June 2024
Salary £25k - 50k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameEve Armstrong

Job description

Senior Flood Risk Drainage Engineer
Our client is looking for an experienced Senior Flood Risk Engineer to join their Bristol office.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Flood Risk and Drainage Engineer to join a multi-disciplinary civil engineering consultancy.  The company is proud to have earned a reputation for quality, reliability and value. They are dedicated to supporting and empowering people to achieve their personal and professional development goals within an inclusive working environment. The working environment is friendly and team orientated, with a culture that encourages fresh ideas, enthusiasm and provides opportunities for progression.  
The Role:
The successful applicant will be experienced in Flood Risk Assessment and Drainage Strategy preparation and the detailed design of Drainage schemes for Residential and Commercial Developments.  
In addition, you will be required to prepare/assist with fee proposals, manage and lead projects, and provide planning advice relevant to flood risk and drainage including advice on masterplan layouts.  
You will be required to liaise directly with clients, council officers and design team members such as Architects and Planning Consultants and as such will need to be able to provide clear and coherent advice by email, phone and face-to-face meetings.
Essential Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:  
·A relevant Bachelor or Master's Degree qualification is essential.
·Experience of flood risk assessments and designing drainage schemes using MicroDrainage is essential.  
·Preparation of Reports for planning applications including Flood Risk Assessments and Drainage Strategy Reports is essential.
·Knowledge of AUTOCAD is essential.   
·A working knowledge of relevant planning and technical guidance such as the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), CIRIA SuDS Design Manual, Sewer Sector Guidance and Building Regulations is required.
·Strong numeracy, oral communication, and written English skills.
·Experience in all Microsoft Office packages.
·A full UK driving licence is essential.  
·Ability to manage own deadlines, budgets, project resources and client expectations.
·Creative and logical thinker able to problem solve.
Employee Benefits:
·Personal pension contributions;
·Private healthcare;
·Free on-site parking;
·Casual dress (unless formal meetings require otherwise);
·Payment of a professional membership subscription;  
·Social events;
·Company bonuses;
·Flexible Working Policy allowing regular work from home;
·25 days holiday, which increases periodically after 3 years of service.

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, 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, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Eve Armstrong at Carrington West on 023 9387 6062 for more information.
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