Engineer / Senior Engineer - Flood and Water Management

Advance TRS
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
£35000 - £45000/annum
Closing date
Oct 4, 2022
Job Title: Engineer / Senior Engineer - Flood and Water Management

Locations: Glasgow, Edinburgh, Cambridge, Reading, Exeter, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000

Type of contract: Permanent - Full Time/Flexible Hybrid

The Opportunity:

Out client is currently seeking an Engineer / Senior Engineer to join their busy Water team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative and ambitious group. The role can offer the flexibility of a balance between home and office working which will help maintain a good work-life balance and effective team working.

Our client is fortunate to work with an excellent range of clients in Scotland and the north of England and beyond and our client-focused approach has enhanced our reputation as one of the leading development consultancies in the local market. They have a wide range of projects including residential-led mixed-use developments to the provision of major infrastructure schemes. Flood risk is a key consideration in many of these projects, and we continue to provide creative and innovative nature-based solutions which both protect people and promote sustainable development.

Your main task will be to provide robust and creative advice to our existing clients. You will have the opportunity to play an important role in a range of multi-disciplinary projects, including:

Flood risk assessment
Surface water drainage
SuDS strategies for regeneration, urban expansion and large infrastructure projects
Supporting work driven by the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations.
Controlled Activities Regulations (CAR) and the Water Framework Directive (WFD).

You will be involved in:

Project management
Undertaking a technical lead and review role.
Review and deliver technical work, such as hydrological and hydraulic analysis, flood risk reports, drainage strategies and MicroDrainage calculations.

You'll be:

BSc/BEng/MEng qualified
Incorporated or Chartered (Or on route to chartership) Civil Engineer.
Experience in surface water & foul water drainage design, SuDS and nature-based solutions design, flood risk assessment and design of flood protection work on projects from the pre-planning stage through to construction detail. Ideally, you will have previous experience with MicroDrainage.
Detailed experience of land development and planning policy in the UK and have good working knowledge of producing 1D/2D Infoworks ICM hydraulic models, drainage network models, and using models to inform design.
As an experienced consultant, you'll also possess strong report-writing and client-facing skills and be able to work across multiple complex projects.
Your passion and experience in delivering quality design solutions is most crucial to your success in this role. You will be ambitious, forward-thinking and have a desire to better your career.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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