Senior Drainage Engineer

Strata Consulting
London, South East England
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Drainage Engineer
Central London
£40,000 to £55,000 + package

Our client is an award winning multi disciplinary design consultancy.

We seek a Senior Drainage Engineer to join our Drainage and Infrastructure team in the London office. You will be involved in a wide range of projects throughout the UK. We encourage and develop our people, and provide them with a varied workload and the autonomy to work individually, as well as giving them the opportunity to make a valued contribution to the team. Reporting to an Associate/Technical Director, you will support them in delivering projects effectively to strict deadlines, whilst maintaining technical performance standards.


There are various duties and responsibilities central to the role and these will assist you in reaching your full potential;

(1) To work as part of a team delivering high quality engineering designs and drawings
(2) To produce engineering designs, drawings and specifications in accordance with the Company's management systems
(3) Supervision of junior design staff, checking of design calculations, drawings and specifications prepared by others
(4) To keep abreast of industry best practice and new developments in own area of technical expertise
(5) To assist in setting and maintaining technical standards
(6) To comply with the Company's safety and IMS procedures
(7) To review and approve work prepared by others

To perform your role as a Senior Drainage Engineer, you will also be expected to demonstrate a number of competencies, as detailed below;

(1) Business & Financial Management
(2) Business Development
(3) Project Management
(4) Technical
(5) Team Working & Communication
(6) Health & Safety


* Degree qualified Chartered Engineer in a relevant discipline, or an Engineer with lower qualifications but a minimum 4 years relevant experience
* Excellent drainage design experience including foul, surface water, SUDs, below ground building drainage and pumping stations.
* Thorough knowledge of the UK planning system and sewer adoption processes.
* Advanced user of Microdrainage and/or other similar packages. Advanced used of CAD.
* Good skills in 3D modelling packages such as 12D or Civils 3D.
* Capable of running a small project team.
* Experience of preparing flood risk assessments would be an advantage.
* Shall have a good commercial awareness and the ability to manage and coordinate statutory authority diversions
* Be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and to be able to build and develop relationships, both internally and externally.
* Ability to apply technical knowledge in analysing problems and creating solutions
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong attention to detail
* Ability to work on your own initiative and motivate others

If you would like to know more about this role then please do not hesitate to contact Ross on: .

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The services of Strata Construction Consulting UK Ltd are that of an Employment Agency.

Strata Construction Consulting UK Ltd specialise in the placement of Engineers/Surveyors/Planners/Project Managers
- some of the positions we cover:
Environmental Engineers, Design Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, CAD Technicians, Traffic & Transport Engineers, Structural Engineers, Structural Draughtsman, Steelwork Draughtsman, Highway Engineers, Infrastructure Engineers, Geotechnical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Project Engineers, Project Managers, Architects, Transport Technicians, Drainage Engineers, Utilities Engineers, Procurement Managers, Oil & Gas Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Process Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Site Managers, Tunnel Engineers, Clerk of Works, Resident Engineers, Public Health Engineers.

Strata Construction Consulting UK Ltd can only accept applications from candidates who have a valid legal permit or right to work in the United Kingdom. Potential candidates who do not have this right or permit, or are pending an application to obtain this right or permit should not apply as your details will not be processed.

We will endeavour to respond to all applicants however due to the sheer volume of response, we can only guarantee that candidates who have been shortlisted will be contacted.