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Senior or Principal Drainage Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £42k - 50k per year

  • Contact:

    Adam Butler

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876016

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

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Our client, a leading multi-disciplinary consultancy, are looking for a Senior or Principal Drainage Engineer to join their team in Hertfordshire.
For this role you would be degree qualified and have a genuine interest in working for an Engineering Consultancy on development schemes. You would also be experienced in the use of AutoCAD and MicroDrainage software.  
Within this role you would report to the Associate of the Infrastructure/Drainage & Flood Risk team and will be responsible for preparing Utility Statements and Flood Risk Assessments including drainage strategies for submission as part of planning applications for developments ranging in size from strategic sites to individual units. Other tasks may include undertaking detailed drainage design, site visits and pre-purchase constraints.
 Key Skills
-Recognising and communicating flooding and drainage related constraints and opportunities at development sites
-Producing FRAs and drainage strategies
-Knowledge of the planning system, in particular flood related policy and guidance such as the NPPF and SuDS Manual
-Knowledge and experience of Micro Drainage would be useful
-Knowledge and experience of FEH would be useful
-Good project management and communication skills
-Ability to write clear and concise reports
-Awareness of financial control and project management
If you feel that you are right for this job 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 jobs 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 job for now, we always welcome calls from Civil Engineering professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on 07889 214 154 for more information.  
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