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Civil Engineer (Drainage)

Penguin Recruitment
City of London, City and County of the City of London
£30000 - £45000/annum
Closing date
Oct 7, 2022

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Water, Wastewater & Stormwater Infrastructure
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
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Civil Engineer (Drainage)

Our client is looking for an engineer with experience in drainage design, SuDS and flood risk assessments to work alongside one other Drainage Engineer in London. The successful candidate will be involved in a variety of projects from small residential extensions to commercial developments from initial concepts, through planning to implementation. Their typical projects range from small jobs with contract values from £50,000 to £4,000,000. Satisfying sustainable drainage requirements and flood risk management are becoming essential considerations so it's essential to have an understanding of obtaining statutory approvals and knowledge of local and national legislation.

The ideal candidate will have some consultancy experience, however, they will consider most levels of experience if the engineer is a good fit with the practice. You will be confident in producing drainage layouts, numerically literate and analytical and have an attention for detail while taking professional pride in the quality and delivery of your work. Time management and organisational skills are vital. Whilst not essential, it will be advantageous to a candidate to have experience with design and detail of schemes requiring technical approval of S38, S278.

Technical Expertise:

Undertaking investigations, site inspections, data collection and analysis, scheme design and development;
Proposing technical solutions in accordance with approved design procedures;
Strong communication skills and report writing skills;
Relevant civil engineering background (BEng, MEng, HNC, HND) or equivalent;
Knowledge of Sewers for Adoption/DCG, British Standards, Part H Building Regulations;
Experience of hydraulic modelling, Flow or Microdrainage is beneficial;
Understanding of the CDM Regulations;
Experience in technical software such as AutoCAD, Bluebeam as well as Civils 3D.


Be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and competently with minimal supervision;
Liaise with architects, clients, statutory authorities, design teams and contractors regularly and effectively.
Preparing fee proposals;
Deal with day-to-day queries from site promptly
Efficiently manage projects and client expectations;
Deliver compliant designs within budget and programme.

What To Do Next

If you are interested in this permanent opportunity, please click on the link to apply.

If you are interested in hearing about other roles in Civil and Structural Engineering, then please do not hesitate to contact Martin Boland now at (url removed) or call (phone number removed). We have many more vacancies available on our website. This is a permanent role. Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position
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