Senior Flood Risk & Drainage Engineer

Niyaa People Ltd
£35000 - £45000 per annum
31 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Senior Flood Risk and Drainage Engineer looking to join a new Civils design team in Birmingham?

This exciting opportunity 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 Role of a Senior Flood Risk and Drainage Engineer will include:

The delivery of 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.

The right Senior Flood Risk and Drainage Engineer will have the following;
• 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

To apply for this role, please attach an up to date CV with your relevant contact details and I will be in touch within 3 days.

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