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Senior Drainage Engineer

Lethaby & Cook
London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to £60,000 per annum, plus benefits & home working flexibility
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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Structural engineering jobs
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

A career opportunity for a drainage engineer with a consultancy with a secured development infrastructure workload offering progression, flexible working, and excellent conditions of employment.

You will be a key member of a team of seven civil engineers in a practice with a reputation for delivering projects focused on regeneration and sustainability. Civil engineering is a lead discipline within the firm which also has a structural, transportation and highways engineering capability . Their drainage and flood alleviation expertise is at the heart of their business, rather than a complimentary discipline, making the prospects for career development excellent. They provide policy development and guidance, flood  mapping,  hydraulic modelling,  flood risk assessments and drainage strategies through to fully engineered SuDs designs. Their client base is varied with an emphasis on major public realm civic space and residential projects. Their work has been credited with a number of awards for design and sustainability.

Your role: With the support of the associate you will provide technical leadership for the delivery of sustainable drainage schemes and will help advise clients on flood risk management strategies. You will have the option of being based in their highly resourced central London office, or of being home based. You will be expected to be present at their London office at least once per week. An important aspect of your role will providing guidance to junior engineers and communicating with clients.

About you: A degree qualified civil engineer ideally with five years’ or more drainage design and flood alleviation experience. A good communicator, able to forge productive working relationships with colleagues and clients, capable of supervising and encouraging the development of junior engineers. Good organisational and lateral thinking skills.

On offer: A career with progressive consultancy focused on employee welfare and development and a busy and extensive client base. The option to be home based, generous 27 day leave entitlement, continuous professional development with good prospects for career advancement.


Lethaby & Cook’s civil engineering division places engineers and engineering managers with a high level of technical expertise. Our strength is our ability to present opportunities across a wider spectrum of employers who appoint civil and structural professionals.

Our clients include developers, design and build contractors, civil and structural consulting practices, insurers, client organisations and operating companies, loss adjusters, project managers, not for profit organisations, forensic engineers and more besides. By understanding how and where skills and experience can flourish we offer opportunities worth considering and candidates with real potential.

We place permanent and contract professionals and our recruiters are some of the most experienced to be found in their sectors. To find out more about current and forthcoming vacancies, or to discuss the next step in your career progression please do not hesitate to make contact by phone or email. We will always treat your enquiry and any information you may provide in the strictest confidence.



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020 8563 0596
Barons Court
W6 8RH

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