Senior Flood Risk and Drainage Engineer

Posted 17 August 2023
Salary £35k - 50k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameEve Armstrong

Job description

Senior Flood Risk and Drainage Engineer
Our client is looking for a Senior or Principal Flood Risk and Drainage Consultant to join their team in Leeds. The successful candidate will be responsible for the factual and interpretative input to projects including planning, task delivery, management of sub-contractors and site works where necessary, data assessment and reporting. Typical tasks will include:
·Running with projects from inception to completion to develop a wide range of technical, project management and commercial skills
·Management and completion of Flood Risk Appraisals for our investor and pension fund clients assessing the risk for all sources of flooding and providing practical mitigation measures, recommendations and commercial advice,
·Management and completion of Flood Risk Assessments and Drainage Strategies to support planning applications for our clients,
·Completion of Hydrology and Flood Risk Chapters for Environmental Impact Assessments
·Completion of other flood risk and drainage projects for existing and new and emerging markets such as nutrient neutrality and ESG
·Building relationships with clients and across other technical disciplines within Delta-Simons
·Mentoring staff within the team to support their professional development.
·Undertaking conceptual drainage calculations on MicroDrainage
·Producing concept drainage plans in AutoCAD
·Producing accurate flood risk GIS maps in QGIS or equivalent
What's in it for you?
·Competitive base salary of between £35,000 - £50,000 depending on skills, experience and location
·Company matched pension scheme.
·Up to 29 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays, with holiday increasing with service.
·Hybrid and flexible working opportunities.
·Career progression opportunities as part of a growing water team, supported by mentor schemes.
·Support in application for chartership.
·Participation in a friendly, supportive and experienced team.
·Involvement in exceptional and innovative projects, with recent involvement including the UK's largest solar farm, and logistics park.
·Employee Assistance Programme, which includes counselling services and legal assistance.
·Supported opportunities for volunteering and community action.
·Cashback and discounts on purchases and events, from a range of brands and services including gym membership and restaurant deals.

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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