Drainage & Flood Risk Engineer

England, Bristol
£32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
12 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
William Laing
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Flood Risk & Drainage Engineer job in Bristol, civil engineering, drainage engineering, consultancy, ICE/CIWEM

Your new company
Your new company are a global firm of designers, engineers, planners, consultants and technical specialists that work across every aspect of built environment. By turning exciting ideas into tangible reality, they help their clients solve their most complex challenges. Making their name in the twentieth century, they were responsible for some of the world's most ambitious structures. That same creative strength and independence of mind continues to guide them today with a global presence in over 35 countries.

They are now looking for a proactive Drainage and Flood Risk Engineer to lead on flood risk management and policy for site development type projects to be based in the Bristol office. This should include experience in planning and statutory approvals giving high level bespoke advice for each project.

Your new role
In your new role you will be exposed to a variety of projects ranging in size and complexity. You will be working in a variety of business sectors such as building, highways, rail, maritime and water. The team is energetic, and they constantly strive for transformational change in terms of digital design, 3D modelling and BIM. You will frequently work with the buildings teams to deliver the associated infrastructure and play a key role in the overall project coordination. You will aim to offer a complete service, resulting in a team that collaborates with a broad range of other internal company services, and in partnership with clients. The teams also work closely with many external bodies involved in the delivery of major projects.

The core skills within the group are flood risk, drainage, SUDS, earthworks, pavement design, level strategies, utilities and access road designs. You can often be appointed from feasibility through to construction and often advise throughout the construction period. You will need to be an individual capable of leading on flood risk and associated policy, noting that the above core skills would also be beneficial.

What you'll need to succeed
You will ideally hold a degree or masters and will be committed to your own professional development ideally by working towards, or have already achieved, an appropriate professional qualification (ICE or CIWEM). You will also need to have excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong numerical skills; experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams and client/stakeholder liaison; possess effective planning and organisation skills; have an ability to multi-task efficiently under pressure and maintain high level of attention to detail; understand the needs of your clients and colleagues; and possess a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

What you'll get in return
You will be rewarded with a competitive salary which is dependent on experience and qualifications, along with one of the best benefits packages in the sector. Core benefits include private healthcare, Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection cover. Core benefits are funded by the employer and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to a flexible benefits package to help with maintaining a good work-life balance. In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm's financial performance.

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