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  • UK, Wales, South Glamorgan, Cardiff
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Eligibility to work: UK

Our client is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies.  

They have a requirement for a Senior Drainage Engineer to join their growing team on a permanent basis and to help support their increasing portfolio and workload.  


You will be required to undertake a key role in the design of drainage Infrastructure, Transportation and Private Developer projects with emphasis on highway drainage and development drainage including SuDS.  


Location: Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Epsom, Glasgow, Leeds, Peterborough and Warrington (flexible working)  





-Leading the design of drainage designs from concept to detailed design and construction  

-Promoting development of digital solutions in drainage design including full integration of designs within the BIM environment.  

-Overseeing and reviewing the production of drainage designs, models, calculations and drawings to relevant standards, including providing technical assurance of designs.  

-Determining and assigning drainage design tasks and managing delivery to programme and budget.  

-Leading and encouraging the technical development of graduates and technicians in the drainage discipline.  

-Ensuring compliance with business management standards set in the company’s quality, safety and environmental policies and procedures.  

-Managing and developing stakeholder relationships to support the development of the drainage design and consents process.  

-Supporting the drainage discipline locally to develop and enhance the drainage design capability within the local team.  

-Leading drainage designs, managing the interface and providing technical assurance for drainage designs produced in the Global Design Centre.  

-Providing technical input to the preparation of bids including provision of Quality Submission responses on drainage strategy and design approach and input to price via preparation of fee proposals and associated program for delivery including assessment of risk.  





Professionally Qualified with the ICE, CIWEM or similar.  

Ability to design all aspects of drainage from conceptual layout to detailed design.  

Familiarity with hydraulic design software, 3D design tools and BIM.  

Ability to prepare reports and specifications and to collect other data and statistics necessary for the preparation of progress and technical reports.  

Ability to identify and respond to the clients’ values in a competitive market sector.  

Candidates are required to be self-motivated and able to work both independently as well as within a larger multi-disciplinary team in leading and managing packages of work to completion.  

Ability to identify, manage and develop project scopes and manage budgets, programme and the quality of deliverables.  

A flexible individual, a team player, with a developed attention to detail, shows initiative, proactive and able to deliver to set deadlines.  

Supportive approach to mentoring less experienced members of the team.  

Good leadership qualities.  

Experience in working for both private and public sector clients and knowledge of the different drivers and approaches to management and procurement.

  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 20.09.2022
  • Deadline: 20.10.2022
  • Quote ref: 1061/46995

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