Senior Civil Engineer ( Flood Risk / Drainage)

Water & Utilities
  • UK, South East
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a leading engineering consultancy and they are looking for a senior / principal civil engineer with strong flood risk / drainage experience for their offices in Oxfordshire. This is a permanent position within the Civil Engineering team This team undertakes the following tasks: - Site appraisals,...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 24.04.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 100357/20166

Quote ref: 100357/20166

Job description

Our client is a leading engineering consultancy and they are looking for a senior / principal civil engineer with strong flood risk / drainage experience for their offices in Oxfordshire. This is a permanent position within the Civil Engineering team  

 

This team undertakes the following tasks:  

- Site appraisals, feasibility studies and pre-application planning advice  

- Design of roads, drainage, retaining walls, bridges and earthworks  

- Production of pre-planning reports, including Flood Risk Assessments, Foul Drainage & Utility Assessments and Phase 1 - Geo-Environmental Appraisals  

- The team is highly motivated and committed to the delivery of successful projects for their clients. This ethos has resulted in an expanding workload and the requirement for another capable and experienced engineer. A suitable candidate will enjoy their work and the challenges provided by their clients.  

 

Requirements

Relevant skills & experience  

- Minimum qualification – degree in Civil Engineering  

- Minimum of 4 years’ post-qualification experience in civil engineering design  

- Experience in the use of industry-standard design software packages, such as Micro Drainage  

- Experience in the use of AutoCAD for drafting design solutions  

- Experience dealing with clients and other members of the professional team  

- Experience dealing with adoption agreements for roads and drainage  

- An ability to speak clearly, confidently, professionally and convincingly at meetings and on the telephone  

- An ability to write clear and concise e-mails, letters and reports  

- Good commercial awareness  

- An ability to work well with others as part of a team  

- A Senior Civil Engineer will ordinarily undertake the following tasks  

- Take a global view of infrastructure issues for new development and advise clients accordingly  

- Prepare outline and detailed designs of road and drainage infrastructure, junction alterations and new services  

- Produce technical and pre-planning reports on flood risk, drainage, utilities and geo-environmental issues, and / or check reports produced by others  

- Liaise with clients, project teams and local authorities  

- Enhance and promote the image of the company by their actions

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