Flood Risk & Drainage Engineer / Civil Engineer

Acapella Recruitment
East Sussex
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Flood Risk & Drainage Engineer / Civil Engineer.

Location: Brighton (Falmer)

Salary: £25k-£30k

Position: Permanent

About the Brand and Company

Our client is a leading Flood Risk Assessment (FRA) and risk modelling consultancy. They operate internationally and produce high flood risk data, flood maps, risk maps, perils data and reports for the land and property sector, insurance companies, utilities and governments. From their inception over 15 years ago they have grown to become a renowned global leader in flood modelling and flood risk consultancy.

About the Role

As a Flood Risk & Drainage Engineer based in Brighton (Falmer), you will undertake drainage, overland flow, river modelling, river floodplain and direct rainfall modelling, hydrological analyses, supporting engineering design and CAD work where required as well as writing reports.

Our client’s work is primarily focused toward development and construction.

You will bring experience of assessing and designing SuDS schemes and be familiar with existing and emerging national drainage standards. This role will see you meeting with clients (in the UK and potentially overseas) and as such you will be part of a vibrant and enthusiastic national team that is leading the industry in flood risk and water management across the UK and abroad.

To be successful in this role you will hold a Minimum BSc/BEng in water/environment/civil engineering, have experience of using some of the software/programs below:

Hydraulic modelling skills with exposure or ability to use one or more of the following packages:

  • ISIS, ISIS 2D, HEC-RAS, TuFLOW, Flood Modeller, INFOWORKS RS/CS/ICM, MIKE11/21, MicroDrainage WinDES.

Hydrological assessment skills with one or more of the following:

  • FEH methods, (WINFAP FEH v2 or v3), FEH CD-ROM, ReFH, IOH124, Wallingford procedure, direct rainfall estimation

Calculating Hydrology

Ability to use MicroDrainage is a necessity

GIS Software in one or more of the following:

  • Exposure to GIS software MapInfo professional, ArcGIS, QGIS ,
  • AutoCad proficient

In addition you will ideally be working towards chartered status within CIWEM or ICE, have experience in undertaking drainage assessments and design, SuDS analysis and assessments, FRAs, SFRAs, SWMPs in the UK and be able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills (to be utilised in report writing and presenting to clients).

You will work effectively as part of a wider team and be client focused with an excellent commercial acumen.

If you have the required skills, experience and qualifications, please apply ASAP to be considered for this superb opportunity.

*PLEASE NOTE – by applying to this position, you agree for your CV to be submitted to our client, who shall contact you directly, should your application make their short-list*