Senior Civil Engineer - Urban Drainage - Swindon, UK

21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time
CH2M is a global leader in consulting, design and programme management. We love to tackle complex challenges, and we know that our best solutions come out of close, trusted partnerships with our clients and the communities we touch.
Be a part of something special: Every professional aspires to be part of something special, to innovate and to change the world for the better; leaving their ideas & visions imprinted in the landscape for future generations to wonder ‘how’ as they marvel at the scale & complexity in front of them.
Here at CH2M we are fortunate to work towards this every day, enhancing the lives of the communities around us & greatly improving infrastructure for business and the economy to compete & thrive.
The continued strong workload of our Urban Drainage team in the South West reflects its success in de-livering a range of services across the spectrum of highways, transportation and housing development services in the UK.
Projects range from scheme development, preliminary and detailed design and construction in partner-ship with a range of private and public sector clients including West Midlands Highway Alliance, High-ways Agency, MoD, Aone Plus (MAC), local authorities and major contractors.
The Role: We are looking for a Senior Urban Drainage Design Engineer to further our resource capability to be based in Swindon, Exeter or Cardiff
The principal functions of this senior position are to provide a technical lead for drainage and flood re-lated deliverables for highway and MoD projects.
Main responsibilities:
- Liaison with the client teams regarding strategic flood risk issues.
- Technical lead for flood risk strategy and drainage issues on highway related projects from conceptual stages through all phases of pre and post contract activities.
- Liaison with other discipline team leaders to ensure technical integration of drainage issues.
- Advise and deliver highway drainage designs.
- Advise and deliver flood mitigation strategies.
- Advise on software procurement.
- Advise on technical training and development of drainage engineers/technicians.
- Business support functions, including assistance with the preparation of bids and submissions.
- Technical leadership and overseeing of a small team.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:- A relevant civil engineering qualification HNC or Degree.
- The individual should be able to demonstrate a high degree of technical independence.
- Demonstrate client liaison for flood risk initiatives and remedies.
- Leadership qualities and the ability to maintain a highly motivated team.
- Ability to give strategic flood risk input to multidisciplinary projects and be the principal client contact.
- Knowledge and experience of Highway Drainage solutions.
- Experience of the SUDS drainage approach and solutions.
- Experience of Microdrainage or Windes would be preferable.

Our CH2M Foundation are renowned for supporting and helping to nurture sustainable communities. We partner ‘Engineers without Borders’, ‘Water for People’ and ‘Bridges to Prosperity’.
We’re STEM ambassadors. We promote WISE (Women in Science & Engineering), we also have our own women’s engineering network to promote equality in our industry.
Please note that for this role we are only considering applications from candidates with valid working rights for the UK who are willing to accept local employment contract conditions. CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa to fill this position or offer expatriate employment terms.