Engineer / Senior Engineer - Flood & Water Management

18 Feb 2021
18 Mar 2021
Water Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Redefine your personal best

Stantec is currently seeking an Engineer / Senior Engineer to join our busy Water team in Cambridge.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative and ambitious group that have recently moved to brand new offices in the heart of the commercial district at 50/60 Station Road, close to the railway station. We can offer the flexibility of a balance between home and office working which will help maintain a good work life balance and effective team working.

We are fortunate to work with an excellent range of clients in the East of England and beyond and our client-focused approach has enhanced our reputation as one of the leading development consultancies in the local market. We have a wide range of projects including the development of housing and offices to provision of major infrastructure schemes. Flood risk is a key consideration in many of these projects, and we continue to provide creative and innovative solutions which both protect people and promote sustainable development.

Your main task will be to provide robust and creative advice to our existing clients. You will have the opportunity to play an important role in a range of multi-disciplinary projects, including flood risk assessment and surface water drainage strategies for regeneration, urban expansion and large infrastructure projects, and supporting  work driven by the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations and the Water Framework Directive (WFD).

You will be involved in project management, undertaking a technical lead and review role. You will review and deliver technical work, such as hydrological and hydraulic analysis, flood risk reports, drainage strategies and Microdrainage calculations.

About You

You’ll be a BSc/BEng/MEng qualified and Incorporated or Chartered (Or on route to chartership). You will have experience in drainage design, surface water & foul water design, flood risk assessment on projects from pre planning stage all the way through to construction detail. Ideally, you will have previous experience with microdrainage. 

You’ll have detailed experience of land development and planning policy in the UK, and have working knowledge of producing 1D/2D models, drainage network models, and using models to inform design. As an experienced consultant you’ll also possess strong report-writing and client-facing skills, and be able work across multiple complex projects.

Your passion and experience of delivering quality  design solutions is most crucial to your success in this role. You will be ambitious, forward thinking and have a desire to better your career.

The friendly and collaborative culture at Stantec is something we are proud of and we have many other reasons for you to be excited about joining us. We offer a competitive salary, agile and flexible working arrangements, industry leading training, great projects and lots more!

About Stantec

Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 22,000 global experts provides engineering, architecture, environmental, and project management services across all phases of the project life cycle.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.


Stantec UK has implemented its Pandemic Response Plan. The actions we are taking ensure we deliver on our core values as a business and maintain our commitment to the health and safety our people. As such all interviews will be undertaken via video conferencing until further UK government guidance is provided.

We are an equal opportunities employer.