Senior Drainage & Flood Risk Engineer

Alcea Recruitment
From £35,000 to £52,000 per annum Competitive - DOE
11 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client a Civil Engineering Consultancy are seeking a Senior Civil Engineer to join their growing/expanding Civils design team in Birmingham

This is an exciting opportunity which will involve working with a friendly team of specialist design engineers to deliver Flood Risk Assessments and Drainage Strategies for private sector clients, housing developments and Local Authorities.

The ideal candidate will have a background in delivering Flood Risk Assessments, Drainage Strategies, as well as the production and co-ordination of foul and surface water drainage design, river restoration/design, environmental impact assessment and other civil engineering works within the water/environment industry.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to help develop a strategically important sector of the business and the successful person will be key in building the business.

The candidate will ideally have:

  • At least a higher education qualification in a relevant science discipline (however consideration would also be given to suitable candidates with relevant experience)
  • At least five years' post-graduate experience in a relevant position
  • Chartered status or working towards Chartered status (ICE/CIWEM) would be an advantage
  • Comprehensive in delivering Flood Risk Assessments and outline and detailed Drainage Strategies
  • A strong drainage capability (storm and foul)
  • A good understanding of drainage design and the specification of SUDS
  • Knowledge of river restoration scheme design, fluvial geomorphology and EIA/WFD compliance assessments would be an advantage
  • An understanding of legislations such as NPPF, Flood and Water Management Act, Water Framework Directive and best practice in association with drainage, flood risk and the water environment
  • Knowledge of hydraulic modelling techniques, Microdrainage, FEH, AutoCAD and GIS
  • Experience of meeting attendance and liaising with clients, architects, contractors, local authorities and other statutory bodies
  • Good report writing skills
  • Strong organisational, communication and time management skills
  • Takes a practical approach to problem solving
  • If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding new challenge, then please contact Samantha Hilling for a confidential chat or just send me your CV.

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