River Engineer - Exeter, UK

Recruiter
KRT Marketing
Location
Exeter
Posted
25 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The principal function of this position is work on CH2M's Water and Environmental Management (WEM) framework with the Environment Agency, specifically in the South West of England, but with scope to be involved in projects nationwide. The WEM framework delivers a range of projects including, flood risk management, river and coastal engineering, river restoration, and habitat creation. The Exeter office has staff involved in a strong portfolio of work locally, helping the Environment Agency deliver projects from inception through appraisal to construction. We are looking for enthusiastic, client focused people to join an integrated team with the Environment Agency and our supply partners. If you would like to work in a forward thinking collaborative environment with a diverse range of professionals where your ideas, innovation and individuality are nurtured then this is the ideal next step in your career. - Assist with the management, coordination and production of business cases for schemes from initial assessment through to the completion of the 5 business case model - Manage and undertake outline and detailed design of flood risk management, river engineering and river restoration works - Prepare tender documents - Assist or lead with client engagement and stakeholder consultation on projects - Develop innovative solutions that deliver the client's brief - Adopt a proactive approach to innovation, sustainability and delivering cost effective solutions - Undertake supervision of construction works The ideal candidate should: - Have as a minimum a BEng in a relevant subject - Be working towards professional accreditation with the Institution of Civil Engineers and chartered engineer status with Engineering Council - Have knowledge of the UK flood risk management industry - Have technical knowledge of engineering design, project appraisal and project management - Be client focused to help build long term relationships - Have a proactive and collaborative approach to work - Be able to work independently and as part of a team - Be able to plan, organise and manage - Have excellent written and oral communication skills - Be flexible, adaptable and responsive to change - Be a motivated and enthused member of the team - Have proven ability of coordination and delivery to deadline and evidence of problem resolution in the process - Have experience of producing accurate technical outputs Our Culture: Safety & health conscious, flexible working conditions, collaborative & friendly with regular social activities. We're full of initiatives for creating a diverse and interesting place for professionals to work, as well as individuals wanting to advance their career. We support and encourage our people to go through their professional qualifications. To get ahead we also have our JUMP network for aspiring junior to mid-level CH2Mers. The CH2M Foundation is renowned for supporting and helping to nurture sustainable communities. We partner Engineers without Borders', Water for People' and Bridges to Prosperity'. We're STEM ambassadors. We promote WISE (Women in Science & Engineering), we also have our own women's engineering network to promote equality in our industry. Take a look around our site to see some of the iconic projects we are involved in all around the world! Soon you could be part of award winning CH2M. Developing People through Challenging Projects. CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This role is only open to applicants able to accept local employment contract conditions and not expatriate employment terms. Please note that this role is only considering applications with valid working rights for the UK, CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa to fill this position.
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