Principal Flood Risk Engineer

£45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Negotiable
10 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Rail Team
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal Flood Risk Engineer

Location: Manchester

Salary: £45,000-£55,000

We are looking to fill a role for a Principal Flood Risk Management Specialist within a large UK-based consultancy. The role features technical oversight and project management elements for a range of surface water management plans, flood risk assessment and management strategies, and urban infrastructure projects (rail, road, utilities). Knowledge of the Flood Estimation Handbook (FEH) is highly desirable.

Due to the nature of the role, it is essential that any candidate is chartered with either the ICE or the CIWEM. Previous experience managing large, multidisciplinary projects within the water industry is expected as is being able to sign off designs and flood risk management plans. 

In return, the consultancy will offer a competitive remuneration package, featuring various benefits and bonus schemes. This position is for an individual who is driven and is ready to step into a fast-paced working environment with a heavy workload due to a number of projects wins.

Although this role is primarily based in Manchester, projects are ongoing throughout the UK and overseas. If candidates with the relevant skills are interested in working in a different location, we would still be very interested in hearing from you. 

Job Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree in Civil/Water Engineering (or relevant discipline)
  • Chartered with ICE/CIWEM
  • Experience of Flood Risk Assessments/Flood Resilience Planning
  • Experience of large-scale civil water projects
  • Previous experience of working with local flood authorities/Environment agency
  • Planning/designing SuDS
  • Lead/mentor other team members
  • Experience of ISIS / TUFLOW / other relevant modelling software (desirable)
For more information, please apply or contact (tel: 01732 455 300)

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