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Engineer 1 (Asset Performance) Flood Risk x 2

Employer
Natural Resources Wales
Location
Flexible
Salary
G4, £26,474 rising to £30,086 over three years
Closing date
5 Jun 2022
Reference
202997, 200268

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Benefits: Civil Service pension, 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days over 5 years, flexible working options, occupational health including counselling and advisory services and eye care and salary sacrifice schemes

Role Purpose

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team that manages and maintains Flood Risk Management Plans that are used to reduce flooding to communities across the Upper Severn and Vyrnwy catchments

We are looking for suitably qualified individuals to support the production of maintenance and improvement programmes for flood risk management assets. These assets vary from coastal and tidal defences, river side flood walls and embankments to sluices, penstocks and pumping stations.

You will also support the development of nature based solutions to reducing flood risk and enhancing the environment and promoting the sustainable management of our natural resources in Wales.

Ideally from an engineering background your key duties will include surveying and monitoring assets out in the field and compiling and producing asset inspection reports to help plan and deliver an area based capital improvement programme.

You will be working in a team of similar experienced technical staff, delivering a risk based service across Mid Wales and will support NRW’s incident response to flooding

This role is suited to a technical person with a passion for working with the environment in order to make a difference to the lives of people in North Wales.

Ensure that NRW's banking and tax practices comply with external legislation and guidance as well as internal policies and procedures, ensuring that we have effective internal controls in place.  

Advocate compliance with our Financial Scheme of Delegation, identifying and then either resolving or referring issues to the specialists for resolution.

Qualifications and Skills

  1. Educated to degree level or equivalent in a scientific or engineering subject is desirable, or the ability to demonstrate equivalent relevant experience.
  2. Knowledge of flood risk management activities and understanding of wider approaches to river and coastal asset management.
  3. Basic knowledge of ICT. Knowledge of GIS systems and CAD (e.g. ARCGIS, AutoCAD).
  4. Some knowledge of Health and Safety and relevant regulations e.g. Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM) would be an advantage.
  5. Must have full UK driving licence.

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