Drainage and Flood Risk Engineer – £50k

Posted by on Jan 12, 2023 in Permanent Opportunities | No Comments

My Local authority client is urgently looking to recruit a drainage and flood risk engineer to join there housing team.

The Drainage and Flood Risk Engineer is critical role within the Property Services Team with responsibilities including:

  • The management of day to day drainage maintenance including surface water drainage issues.
  • Respond to consultations from the Local Planning Authority (LPA) on minor planning applications with regard to flooding and surface water drainage.
  • Designing and managing a diverse range of projects through from conception to completion, ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget and to the highest standards.
  • Work collaboratively across the organisation to build and develop our resilience to climate change and flood risk.
  • Engaging and consulting with a wide range of stakeholders from contractors, consultants, community groups and other government agencies on flooding and drainage matters.

Qualification / experience

  •  Knowledge of  flood risk, sustainable drainage and ordinary watercourses.
  • Knowledge of current best practice regarding sustainable urban drainage systems (SuDS), design and calculations.
  • Experience of reviewing and influencing plans relating to drainage and improving flood risk by negotiating with developers and other external partners.
  • Knowledge and skills in the use of AutoCad and Mirco Drainage software.
  • Experience of assessment or design of engineering works affecting watercourses.

To hear more about the role contact o.whittaker@redkingresourcing.com