Senior Hydrologist/Flood Risk/Drainage engineer

Posted about 2 years ago by JSM Associates
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Sector Construction / Civil Engineering
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Tuesday, 18 April 2017
A fantastic opportunity in Birmingham for a Senior Hydrologist/Flood Risk/Drainage engineer to make the step up to becoming a Principal Engineer.

The role is with a highly regarded consultancy who have won numerous national awards for their business culture and the working environment they provide.
You will have the opportunity to assist in a wide range of projects spanning hydrology, flood risk, hydraulic modelling and conceptual and detailed design relating to infrastructure.

Our client are willing to consider candidates with a water engineering background and are chartered or close to Chartership with CIWEM or ICE. They are willing to support candidates towards their Chartership.

Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

Key responsibilities include:

*Managing and undertaking Flood Risk Assessments (FRA) and hydraulic modelling for a wide
range of development infrastructure proposals
*Design of drainage infrastructure to DMRB and SUDS guidelines and principles
*Preparation of drainage impact assessments
*Undertaking hydrological impact studies for Environmental Impact Assessments
*Field surveys and topographic surveys
*Liaising with clients, colleagues and regulators

Qualifications / Experience:

The successful candidate will possess the following:
*Degree educated in a relevant subject area (e.g. Hydrology, Civil Engineering etc)
*Chartered or working towards Chartership with a relevant body (e.g. ICE, CIWEM)
*Demonstrable consultancy experience in a similar environment
*Experience in the use of relevant industry software (e.g Microdrainage, PDS, TUFLOW
InfoWorks) and experience in the design of SUDS
*Knowledge of relevant legislation and design guidelines (e.g. DMRB)
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Contact us:

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