Senior Drainage and Flood Engineer - Wakefield

The Surface Water Management team in our Wakefield office is currently recruiting for a Senior Engineer / Project Manager.  The team works on diverse flood resilience, flood alleviation, drainage, infrastructure, and environmental projects for a range of private and public sector clients.  As a result of current work and increased project wins, we are seeking an individual to work as part of the growing team delivering these projects providing effective project management and technical input.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Project Management of assigned projects as required with good commercial awareness and financial control
  • Carry out technical and other work as required on assigned projects whilst ensuring high levels of safety, quality and environmental responsibility
  • Technical quality of own and team’s work in accordance with good engineering practice, relevant standards, Codes of Practice, current design methods and Health & Safety legislation
  • Prepare feasibility, designs, design calculations, tender documentation, scheme evaluations, design statements and other reports as identified in the Project Quality Plan on assigned projects
  • Check work including third party design proposals as identified in the Project Quality Plan on assigned projects
  • Carry out other duties identified in the Project Quality Plan on assigned projects
  • Supervise technical work of staff as required by the Department Manager
  • Have a good understanding of all relevant standards, Codes of Practice, Health & Safety Legislation and current design methods and provide general technical support to own discipline team members
  • Assist with the preparation and maintenance of standard specifications as required
  • Engage in client and third party liaison successfully leading to enhanced reputation and repeat work
  • Assist with the promotion of the capabilities of the company to current and prospective clients
  • Comply with internal management system procedures.

 

What Qualifications, Experience & Skills are Essential or Preferred to be successful in the role?

  • Civil Engineering degree or similar 
  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (ICE or CIWEM)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of water based projects
  • A solid understanding of engineering gained from working on both construction sites and design offices
  • Previous experience of delivering major civils projects
  • A good understanding of the responsibilities of water companies, lead local flood authorities and Environment Agency in relation to flood risk and drainage
  • A practical knowledge and experience of earthworks and drainage design, assessment, maintenance work Planning, designing and implementing SUDS
  • A good understanding of the responsibilities of water companies, lead local flood authorities and Environment Agency in relation to flood risk and drainage
  • A practical knowledge and experience of earthworks and drainage design, assessment, maintenance work Planning, designing and implementing SUDS
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and organisational skills
  • Be able to work well in teams and provide effective direction to graduates and technicians 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
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