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Flood Risk / Drainage Engineer Job Details
Job title: Flood Risk / Drainage Engineer
Category: Engineering
Term: Permanent
Location: Cambridgeshire
Ref: 895263
Job description:
Our client is seeking a Flood Risk/Drainage Engineer to strengthen their pre-planning team to deliver excellence to their clients for them to gain planning permission.

The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of:

* Flood Risk Assessments
* Skills to deliver the design of SuDS
* A good understanding of surface and foul water drainage systems
* A working knowledge of adoption of sewers and SuDS
* Drainage master-planning for smaller residential schemes through to larger projects
* Flood risk/drainage legislation, Codes of Practice and Health & Safety best practices
* The ability to interpret geotechnical reports and to understand soil permeability.

The candidate will also have experience of using drainage software including Micro drainage and where possible hydrological modelling software also, although the latter is not essential. The candidates' responsibility will be for preparation of drainage strategies, flood risk assessments, due diligence advice to clients and other team members.

In addition, the design and preparation of reports and calculations to support the strategies and assessments will be essential. The candidate will have a relevant academic qualification. Other general skills will be an excellent communicator in both written and oral formats.

Operation and use of Microsoft Word/Excel and other general use IT programmes is essential. The use and knowledge of AutoCad would be advantageous.

Our client will offer an excellent competitive benefits package with an attractive salary. In addition, support to the successful candidate to attain high level long term aspirations are to be provided to ensure engineering excellence is delivered.
Salary: 45000 per annum
Benefits: Bonus
Start date: 15/05/2017
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Contact telephone number: 01473 216611
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