Principal Engineer (Environmental Engineering and Flood Risk Management)

Woosehill, UK
06 Oct 2019
26 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description - Principal Engineer (Environmental Engineering and Flood Risk Management) (BIA0003M1)Job Description Principal Engineer (Environmental Engineering and Flood Risk Management) - (BIA0003M1)Description JACOBS is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of
technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support
to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors. It is a
leading service provider in planning and environmental consultancy and advice,
supporting projects at all stages from initial conception through to
construction and maintenance, across the UK and internationally.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn
great ideas into reality, and we're looking for the most talented and
passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

Our Environment, Maritime and Resilience business provides a focus for
advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low
carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management.
Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 1000 staff based
predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East and in India.

To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations
we are looking for an experienced Environmental Engineer. We also welcome
applications from passionate individuals with the drive and attributes to grow
into this role. The successful individual will support a range of projects for
clients in major public and private sector organisations and will become part of a respected and
ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international

Applications are welcomed from candidates who are
seeking reduced hours contracts and
those returning from a career break. We offer flexible working patterns and
will discuss these options and the support available with candidates at


You will be technically leading projects for local
authorities, water companies and major infrastructure clients and you will also
work with other disciplines within the group to deliver projects for major framework

leadership of flood risk appraisal projects, including oversight of
hydrological, hydraulic and environmental inputsDesign team leadership
including co-ordinating outline and detailed design of flood risk
management solutionsAppraisal of flood
risk costs and benefitsTechnical and
business case reportingTechnical
development of less experienced engineers in the teamLiaising with
clients, hydraulic modellers, project managers and other design team
membersTask managementLead (or support) on
tender development Qualifications Essential:

Civil Engineering degree and CEng MICE, IEng
MICE, or similar, statusExperience of Safety in Design and Designer's
responsibilities under CDMExperience in the development and
leadership of outline and detailed design structural and non-structural
solutions for flood risk managementExperience in preparing business cases for
flood risk management schemesExperience of urban, surface water flood
risk or fluvial mitigation appraisal and designProven ability to co-ordinate
multi-disciplinary teams in the development of design solutionsProven ability to work as part of a team,
liaising directly with clients and other design team members


Contract and specification preparationExperience of leading and winning tender
opportunitiesExperience of developing client
relationships to open new opportunitiesConstruction related experience either as
a supervisor or through visiting design office support role;Knowledge of hydraulic modelling packages
used for mitigation option appraisal;Experience of land drainage strategies,
concept and detailed design;Experience of sustainable drainage and/or natural
flood management;Preparation of business cases or Project
Appraisal Reports in accordance with Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk
Management (FCERM) appraisal guidanceExperience of tidal hydrology and coastal
flood risk mitigation appraisal and design

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges.
With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a
range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where
you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our
Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that
you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Successful candidates will
be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment
check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right
to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to
meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety
and wellbeing of all.

#UKEnvironmental Primary Location: United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-WokinghamJob Posting: Nov 27, 2018, 4:57:24 PM

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