Principal Engineer / Technical Director - Flood Risk Management

Strata Construction Consulting UK Ltd
Cambridgeshire, UK
22 Aug 2019
01 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Overview:

To meet our clients growing business needs and future development aspirations they are looking for an experienced Principal Engineer or Technical Director within the discipline of civil/structural engineering, specialising in Flood Risk Management.

The successful applicant will be based at the Clients Peterborough office. The role will involve provision of project governance and technical accountability on various appraisal, detailed design and construction schemes.

Role Essentials:

With a background in civil or structural engineering, you will primarily be working on a range of flood risk alleviation projects involving coastal erosion, river and surface water flooding.

The work will include options appraisal, concept design and detailed scheme design. It is expected that the candidate will mentor and manage staff and input to bid and tender preparation in a design & build environment. In addition, the successful candidate will support the Senior Management Team with strategic business development.
The post will be primarily on the Environment Agency Next Generation Supplier Agreement frameworks. You would be joining a dynamic team in Peterborough who are enjoying project success which has been recognised by recent industry awards.

Required Education:

A degree in civil and or structural engineering is essential

Chartered or Fellow member of the ICE or IStructE

Full UK driving licence

Required Experience:

Experience in the development of outline and detailed design solutions for flood risk management.

Experience in managing projects, contracts, budgetary control, specification preparation and liaising with clients.

Track record of supervising multi-disciplinary teams to develop design solutions.

Excellent communication and presentation skills and effective team working capabilities.
Development and Coordination of multi-disciplinary design of flood risk projects and risk management solutions.

Taking a technical leadership role in ensuring flood management project deliverables meet clients' needs, including taking ownership and responsibility for the quality of project work to meet the highest standards.

Championing technical innovation to improve efficiency and quality of delivery, ensuring effective dissemination of latest methodologies and tools

Experience of leading and winning tender opportunities

Project management/direction with oversight of civil, hydraulic and environmental inputs, on a variety of flood risk management projects

Liaising with clients, hydraulic modellers, project managers and other design and management team members

Experience of Safety in Design and Designer's responsibilities under CDM

To Apply:

Please phone Dave on (phone number removed), or email (url removed) with your CV.

If this advertised position does not interest you, please consider our other opportunities by sending your updated CV outlining your achievements and your personal requisites, ie salary, location, job roles to us. We also operate a referral scheme, of which further details can be found on our website.

About Strata Consulting:

We are an Employment Agency specialising in the placement of contract and permanent in construction companies and design engineering consultancies across the UK. For further details please visit our website.

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