Associate/Senior flood risk engineer

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A multi disciplinary design consultancy are looking to recruit an Associate (or Senior) Flood Risk Engineer to join their team and take a senior lead on all Flood Risk matters.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven and passionate individual; not only to share your engineering expertise but also to lead and develop their Flood Risk and Hydrology team, to deliver a first-class service to a variety of clients.

The focus of the Flood Risk and Hydrology team is to undertake flood risk assessments, flood modelling and the preparation of drainage strategies supported by our in-house infrastructure design team.

If you are an experienced Flood Risk professional looking for an exciting challenge then this position could be the perfect role for you!

The Role:

  • Management and strategic development of the Flood Risk team
  • On-site investigations, such as walkovers and infiltration testing
  • Hydrological analysis and calculations
  • Production and checking of technical reports
  • Project management
  • Environmental Impact assessment, expert evidence, inquiries, and hearings
  • Client liaison, fee proposals and invoicing
  • Working collaboratively with engineers, technicians, and other disciplines to deliver quality, evidence led report
  • Business development with existing clients and creating new contacts/opportunities
  • The recruitment, mentoring and supervision of Flood Risk apprentices, technicians, and engineers

What you need to succeed:

  • Minimum qualification of a degree
  • Professional member of The Institution of Civil Engineers, CIWEM or similar
  • Detailed knowledge of current legislation, drainage design standards and good practice
  • Writing of flood risk reports, development of drainage strategies, river/flood modelling
  • Use various computer software programs which will include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Access), Micro Drainage, and a working knowledge of flood modelling software such as XP Storm, Hec-Ras, Tuflow or Floodmodeller
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD software
  • Excellent written skills, particularly report writing and client liaison
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to present information in detail to senior management team and staff
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