Senior Engineer - Dams & Reservoirs

Civil & Structural
  • UK, Wales, South Glamorgan, Cardiff
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for a consultancy in the Dams, Reservoirs and Hydraulic Structures discipline working closely with UK and international clients to manage and develop their reservoir portfolio. This will involve successfully planning, designing and enabling works that ensure public safety and...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 06.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/83457

Quote ref: 1061/83457

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for a consultancy in the Dams, Reservoirs and Hydraulic Structures discipline working closely with UK and international clients to manage and develop their reservoir portfolio. This will involve successfully planning, designing and enabling works that ensure public safety and acceptability and optimise the use of commercial and natural resources.  

 

Job Description:  

 

The team has been responsible for high profile and award-winning projects including the design of the proposed Havant Thicket Winter Storage Reservoir. The clients frameworks with multiple water companies and the Environment Agency will provide you with a significant pipeline of strategic improvements to water supply and flood storage reservoirs and the exciting prospect to design new dams and reservoirs.  

 

Responsibilities:  

- Delivery of tasks and projects from inception to handover, meeting quality, time and budget requirements.  

- Delivering dams and reservoirs activities for key local and national clients, maintaining and expanding a portfolio of strong relationships leading to new and repeat business.  

- Contributing to successful proposals that meet client needs and lead to technically and commercially successful work.  

- Support the discipline lead in developing their service lines and technical capability and assisting with delivering business development targets.  

- Inspiring and mentoring colleagues in developing their technical knowledge and understanding.

Requirements

- Chartered Engineer with experience in the fields of dam and reservoir engineering.  

- Strong technical experience in hydraulic and /or geotechnical engineering as applied to the management and design of dams and reservoirs and their associated hydraulic structures, with knowledge of relevant codes, standards and guidance documents, and an appreciation of current developments.  

- Track record of delivery of successful projects and the ability to support winning tenders.  

- Excellent, client focused, writing skills.  

- Ability to identify and employ innovation and leading-edge technologies to meet client needs.  

- Willingness to travel on short assignments within the UK.  

- A valid UK driving licence  

 

The Individual:  

- Customer focused and a good level of relationship management skill.  

- Strong reputation and high level of technical performance.  

- Possessing an agile, winning attitude.  

- Able to generate innovative outcomes to challenges and follow them through.  

- Self-motivated towards improving personal and team development.  

- Strong leadership and communication skills.  

- Strong collaborative and network behaviours to interface with other disciplines and external partners.

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