Principal Flood Risk Engineers

Employer
Calibre Search
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
25 Sep 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Large International UK Consultancy are looking for Flood Risk Engineers in the UK. They are expanding our teams across all levels to support our delivery of a variety of projects in the Rivers and Coastal sector whilst supporting our Water, Rail, Highways and Tunnels divisions. Our key clients include the Environment Agency, Local Authorities and other leading national and international infrastructure providers.
They have successfully delivered many high-profile projects including the award-winning Newhaven Flood Alleviation Scheme, Dalmuir Wastewater Treatment Works in Scotland and the £400M Shatin-Central Link Cross-Harbour Tunnels in Hong Kong.

They have recently won a £1M package of flood alleviation schemes in the Northwest of England and a number of site supervision contracts for flood alleviation schemes across the Southeast. Our pipeline of opportunities includes some of the most exciting major infrastructure projects in Europe, including HS2 Phases 1 and 2 and the Oosterwelt Link Immersed Tube Tunnel in Belgium.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our expansion process and to help maintain and grow their position as a leading supplier of engineering and environmental services.

The Role & Responsibilities

I'm looking to speak to any experienced Senior/Principal Civil Engineer to help. As part of your role you will take responsibility for providing technical expertise and leading technical delivery on a wide variety of projects, including asset assessment and management plans, design of civil engineering works and site supervision. You will have the opportunity to take ownership of technical delivery ensuring high quality standards and working with project managers to ensure delivery to budget and programme. You will also be responsible for ensuring the projects you deliver take due regard for the latest Health and Safety policies and practices, including working in accordance with the Construction, Design and Management (CDM) Regulations 2015.

Key skills
  • A robust understanding of civil engineering principles and their practical application with particular knowledge in the water environment
  • Client Relationship and Business development skills
  • Experience of the preparation and supervision of outline and detailed designs, including calculations drawings and specifications
  • Quality management experience in delivery of technical work
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of CDM regs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, including reporting to both technical and no technical audience.


In addition to the above, it would be desirable for you to be able to demonstrate excellence in some of the following technical areas:
  • Hydraulic analysis, including weirs and gates discharge capacity; hydraulic jump; scour protection etc.
  • Design of flood defences; such as retaining walls; earth embankments; soft engineering solutions; flood gates etc.
  • Finite element modelling using structural analysis packages such as LUSAS or SAP
  • Planning and undertaking asset inspections, including the preparation of safe systems of work
  • Site supervision, including CITB SMSTS qualification


As part of your role you will lead on specific technical aspects of projects from feasibility to detailed design and will support and provide advice to more junior members of the team.

Qualifications

As the successful candidate, you will hold a BEng/MEng in a related Engineering field with significant experience in civil, structural or hydraulic engineering. You will be chartered with the relevant institution (ICE/IStructE) or be able to demonstrate working towards chartership. Experience of working directly for the Environment Agency would be an advantage. You will be required to drive on behalf of the company to visit clients/sites etc. and therefore a valid UK driving licence is essential.

Calibre Search promote equality in the workplace and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified candidates regardless of their sex, race, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age. We act as both an employment agency and employment business.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/90781449
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