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Senior Flood Risk / Drainage Engineer - Woking - Up to £47k

Ref no. BHN569864
Salary £40,000 - £47,000/annum
Location Woking, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Flood Risk / Drainage Consultant to join this thriving infrastructure design, transport planning and environmental specialist.

Key skills required for this role

Flood risk Assessment, Microdrainage, Section 278, section 104, section 38



Job description

Senior Flood Risk / Infrastructure Engineer - Woking - Up to £47k

Our client, a leading independent consultancy focusing on infrastructure design, transport planning, flood risk and drainage, are seeking a talented and motivated Senior Flood Risk / Infrastructure Engineer to join their team in Woking, Surrey.

As part of a small yet successful team, you will play an integral role in providing flood risk assessments, drainage, and highway infrastructure design for various development projects. This is a permanent position offering a competitive salary of up to £47,000 per annum.

Why Join Our Client?

Our client is an established and growing national business that values their employees' growth and development. You will have unrivaled support and opportunities to accelerate your career, collaborating with stakeholders and building relationships with clients. As an integral part of the team, you will gain in-depth knowledge of projects and contribute to the success of a thriving business. Our client promotes integrity, respect, diversity, and a supportive work environment where everyone can reach their full potential.

About the Role

In this role, you will be based at our client's Woking office and will contribute to building their presence in the south of England. Your responsibilities will include providing flood risk assessments, drainage, and highway infrastructure design for new development projects. You will collaborate with project managers, ensure high-quality innovative solutions, and facilitate effective communication with clients. Your ability to learn, adapt, and provide new thinking will be integral to the role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production of technical reports such as Flood Risk Assessments and Drainage Strategy reports
  • Developing technical highway and drainage designs to support S104, S38, and S278 applications
  • Undertaking various technical assessments for new developments
  • Explaining technical concepts to colleagues and clients
  • Checking technical outputs, drawings, and reports produced by junior staff
  • Preparing and presenting information to internal and external groups
  • Managing projects with moderate supervision
  • Ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations
  • Staying abreast of industry trends and best practices in infrastructure engineering and construction

Key Requirements:

  • A degree in Civil Engineering or related subject
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in UK development-related infrastructure engineering
  • Knowledge of relevant design standards, planning policy, and local road standards
  • Experience in preparing highways and drainage design, particularly S38, S278, and S104 processes
  • Experience in writing flood risk assessments and/or drainage strategy reports
  • Knowledge of drainage design principles and software such as Microdrainage and/or Causeway flow
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Motivated, enthusiastic, and committed to further professional development
  • Competent in using Microsoft Office and relevant engineering software
  • A full UK driving license

Enjoy the Rewards You Deserve

Our client offers a competitive salary based on experience, along with a comprehensive benefits package. This includes 25 days of annual leave, increasing with length of service, a pension scheme with a 5% company contribution, life assurance, income protection, and access to additional benefits such as the cycle to work scheme. You will also have the opportunity for professional development and mentoring towards chartership. Our client promotes a friendly and inclusive work environment, with regular social events to bring the team together and are embracing hybrid working, offering the opportunity to divide your time between tie office and home.

Join Our Client's Team Today

If you are a skilled and motivated Senior Flood Risk / Infrastructure Engineer looking for a rewarding career opportunity, apply now to join our client's team in Woking. Take the next step in your professional journey and contribute to the success of a thriving infrastructure consultancy.

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