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  • UK, Scotland, Lothian, Edinburgh
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Full time

My client is recruiting for a Senior Water / Environmental Consultant/Engineer to work on our expanding portfolio for their Scottish and UK clients. You will be involved in existing frameworks which will provide the opportunity to get involved inleading and undertaking water environmental impact assessments, hydrogeology or hydrogeomorphology assessments and associated modelling and high-level designs. My client are involved in the complete project lifecycle from feasibility design through detailed design to construction, and knowledge of these processes are required. The position will be based in their Scottish office in the UK.

You will be required to provide support and guidance to assistant engineers within a design team to ensure compliance with all relevant technical standards and that the delivery of all the specified project outcomes are on time, within budget and to the quality required.

In a typical week you will:

Implement the project requirements to fully meet the client specification in accordance with relevant standards

Undertake any work of a technical nature that falls within ability and competence

Be confident to work under minimum supervision and competent to check the work of others and supervise less experienced or junior staff

Assist with competency appraisal processes subject to suitable level of supervision

Carry out site visits and surveys, inspections and work with sub-contractors

Prepare and check feasibility studies, inspection, assessment and technical reports and other written documents in an appropriate format ensuring compliance with the company procedures

Comply with the requirements of the company Integrated Management System including Health & Safety, Environmental and all other appropriate regulations

Prepare/check design approach, calculations, drawings and documents

Take responsibility for the supervision of junior design team and modeller members to help ensure timely project delivery is achieved within budget and in accordance with the specification

Engage in client and third-party liaison

Keep up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate apply best practice within the team environment

Support learning and development opportunities for self and other team members.

We want to hear from you if you are:

Degree qualified, preferably MSc/PhD in relevant, Civil, Hydrology, Water Resources, Environmental and/or Flood Management related studies. Chartered (CIWEM, CEng, or relevant equivalent professional qualification) or approaching achieving relevant professional qualification.

Technical skills & qualification

Good knowledge of water related EIA's

Hydrogeological or hydro-geomorphological studies and methodologies

Flood Risk and Drainage Impact Assessments

Surface Water Management and Flood Risk Management Plans

Hydrological studies and methodologies

Appreciation of 1D/2D hydraulic modelling,

SUDS design,

Experience of feasibility, outline and detailed designs

Computer literate and conversant with MS Office suite and relevant engineering software packages particularly CAD

Experience in working with Local Authorities, Transportation authorities, Water Authorities/Companies, Developers or Environment Agencies

Desire to develop existing skills and acquire new technical competences to enhance personal and team capability

Proven ability to work within a team environment with a dedicated approach to meet project deadlines

Client focused approach to service delivery

Proven enthusiasm to embrace and participate in career development initiatives

Self-motivated with the drive to achieve continuous improvement targets

  • Date: 16.02.2021
  • Deadline: Today
  • Quote ref: 5994/22117

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