Principal Drainage Engineer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
South East
£32 to £40 per hour
Carrington West
Job Ref:

Principal/Senior Drainage Engineer urgently required to join a busy consultancy.

The key focus will be the assisting the Line Manger in overseeing and leading the drainage team in producing Flood Risk Assessments and developing foul or surface water drainage strategies and developing design and approvals of below ground drainage systems. Knowledge of the principles and assessment of River modelling would be an advantage but is not essential.

Key Experience Required

Taking the lead role on a variety of projects at any one time
Ensuring each project adheres to budget and time constraints
Attend design and site meetings
Maintain and build good client relationships
Development, leadership and delivery of foul and surface water drainage designs and strategies.
Ensure bids submitted reflect client requirements and are prepared and submitted in compliance with company procedures
Promote close working across the Company
Responsible for employee development and mentoring staff
Contribute towards the development of high levels of drainage performance, reliability and quality
Undertake Flood Risk Assessments and demonstrate a thorough understanding of current assessment techniques
Produce technical reports efficiently and accurately
Demonstrate proficiency with the assessment, design and specification of highway, surface and foul water drainage systems for residential and commercial development proposals
Demonstrate proficiency with the design and specification of sustainable drainage systems to current design standards
Demonstrate a proficiency with the design and specification of both adoptable and private sewerage pumping stations
Contribute towards the preparation and submission of Section 98, 104 and 106 agreements
Disseminate knowledge to junior members of staff

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If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years’ experience in this market. Please call Evan Brookes at Carrington West on 02393 876025 for more information. CWHTT

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Contact Details:
Carrington West
Tel: 02393876025
Contact: Evan Brookes

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