Principal Drainage Engineer

Ref No. EMP446922
Salary £39,782 - £42,683/annum
Location Bristol, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

We have recieved an exciting permanent opportunity based in Bristol.

Important

Senior Drainage Engineer Experience

The Job

Summary of Post

You will lead a team of engineers and technicians who represent the council as Lead Local Flood Authority. The 3 main work areas of the team are

Represent the council in its role as Lead Local Flood Authority

Responsible for highway and Community space Drainage Asset Management

Represent the council in its role as Local Land Drainage Authority

The team play a critical role in assisting with the delivery of key major developments in South Gloucestershire and currently the authority is experiencing a rapid growth in new developments.

Main Duties

Manage both Highway and Community Space drainage assets including the co-ordination and inspection of these drainage assets. Liaise with partner agencies as necessary

Provide the Council's response to planning applications to ensure new developments comply with drainage regulations and policies. Consult with developers to agree new drainage designs and satisfy both planning drainage conditions and adoption of sustainable drainage systems (SUDS) by the Council. Provide drainage advice to the Strategic Planning team on potential new development sites.

Deliver the actions identified in the Council's adopted Local Flood Risk Management Strategy

Responsible for the delivery of the Drainage Capital Programme to ensure new drainage improvements are delivered within budget, within agreed timescales, and satisfies stakeholder requirements.

Investigate surface water and watercourse flooding incidents, report findings and co-ordinate solutions with risk management authority partners and others.

Manage Land Drainage Act ordinary watercourse consent applications and take enforcement action against unconsented land drainage works.

Respond to surface water and watercourse drainage enquiries and correspondence from MPs, Council Members, Parish Councils, other organisations, and the general public.

Provide advice to other departments and sections on drainage matters.

Carry out any other duties as required and which are commensurate with the grade of the post.

Call Mike Carter - 01489 898 870

mike.carter@matchtech.com

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