Drainage Engineer

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Drainage Engineer


Permanent – £35,000-£50,000 (depending on level of experience)

Flexible, hybrid and remote working

The Role

Our client is looking for an experienced Drainage Engineer to create forward-thinking, environmentally friendly, and smart plans for designated projects.

As a rapidly expanding consultancy, they are in search of a skilled Engineer to join their team and advance their professional journey. The chosen candidate will have the chance to work with leading Tier One Contractor, contributing to structural engineering solutions and participating in business development endeavours.

Responsibilities of The Role

  • Collaborate with the team to offer specialised knowledge in drainage, highways designs, and other relevant projects as needed.
  • Provide technical expertise to both colleagues and clients, ensuring the delivery of high-quality solutions.
  • Conduct Design Risk Assessments and actively participate in project hazard workshop reviews to ensure safety and efficiency.
  • Work closely with design coordination/management functions and engage with other design disciplines for seamless project integration.
  • Ensure efficient and integrated structural solutions by liaising with clients and the design team. Maintain proactive communication with all team members, attend meetings, and keep accurate notes of discussions.
  • Share expertise with the team to foster development. Continuously update skills and technical knowledge through CPD (Continuing Professional Development) activities. Meet all professional CPD requirements annually.
  • Contribute to civil engineering tendering processes by evaluating clients ITTs thoroughly, formulate civil design strategies, identify project risks and opportunities, engage with sub-consultants and suppliers, and coordinate tender deliverables.

Requirements of The Role

  • Possess a Civil Engineering degree or equivalent qualification.
  • Chartered status or actively pursuing it.
  • Demonstrated extensive experience of at least 5 years, focusing on projects where drainage/highways were integral to the design.
  • Competent in using relevant software packages.
  • Previous work experience in the civil design domain, preferably within a consultancy environment.
  • Track record of success in work winning, including identifying and mitigating risks.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Clean Driving Licence.
  • Possess an adaptable and flexible working style, fostering collaborative relationships.
  • Ability to confidently present ideas, opinions, and solutions.
  • Capable of representing the company professionally during site visits/surveys, even during unsociable hours.
  • Experience in infrastructure projects, with a preference for rail or power sectors.

For information about this position or any others within the Civil/Structural Engineering design market, please contact Calum French on 02394317816

Please note to be considered for the role, you must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship requirements.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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