Senior Drainage Infrastructure Engineer

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Job Title: Senior to Associate Drainage & Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Newport, Bristol, Coleshill, or Haywards Heath

Salary: £35-60k grade dependant

Type: Hybrid / Perm / Full time

Our client is seeking experienced civil engineers at or approaching senior level to support their growing work in the infrastructure sector – primarily in drainage design but with highways, pavements, and earthwork strategy experience also desirable. If you join them, you will lead technical work for civil/drainage engineering projects, along with fluvial and highways schemes. The role will involve leading and/or supporting civil engineering design and delivery of a variety of projects and will include guiding and mentoring more junior civil engineers. You will also undertake site work and provide input to bid and tender preparation.

Current projects include a range of drainage design schemes for major developments in England and Wales, flood storage proposals, and fluvial engineering projects for the Environment Agency under the NGSA frameworks, along with drainage strategies for smaller developments and optioneering for SuDS and flood defence projects.

Who they are looking for:

Our client is looking for people who are passionate about delivering sustainable design solutions for their clients; individuals who work collaboratively and are open to new ways of working and emerging technologies. The right candidate will be able to effectively manage workload in a busy and dynamic environment and be willing to take ownership of issues and work autonomously to find solutions. They have a strong culture of developing people and are looking for individuals actively pursuing professional qualifications or continuing to expand their knowledge and experience.

The experience and skills they are ideally seeking are broad, and they do not expect candidates to have them all. They welcome applications from people who meet the qualification and experience requirements of most of the points below:

  • Experience in taking a technical leadership role on design projects, leading others, and driving quality processes to ensure deliverables meet clients’ needs.
  • Experience with drainage modelling software such as Microdrainage or Infodrainage.
  • Knowledge and experience in detailed design of Sustainable Drainage Systems and adoptable drainage networks.
  • Experience in safety in design, Designer’s responsibilities under CDM, and sustainable design.
  • Experience in project and contract management, and knowledge of the Specification for Highway Works would be desirable but not a core prerequisite.
  • Knowledge of CAD and/or earthworks modelling packages such as Civil 3D and AutoCAD would also be desirable but not essential.

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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