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Highways (Drainage) Engineer

  • Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
  • Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction , Consulting Engineering , Highways & Transport
  • Job reference: BBBH383895

Job description

The Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen for a Drainage Engineer to provide my Client with Drainage and Flood Risk Services. The position is based at their Shrewsbury office with work predominantly based in Planning & Development services. The successful candidate will report to the Head of Planning.

The right candidate will have the opportunity to develop the service within the business, eventually leading a team in this specialism.

Person Specification

Expertise in the following core skills is expected:

· outline and detail drainage designs (surface water and foul water) for various types and scales of developments

· consultations with various authorities (e.g. EA, local councils, sewerage undertakers),

· site walkovers/ assessments;

· interpretation of geo-technical reports for drainage designs;

· ArcGIS and AutoCAD applications

· Flood Risk Assessments

The position is office-based with administrative support and the candidate will be required to manage client relationships, provide fee quotes, arrange appointments, and to manage their work to meet deadlines under their own initiative.

The role will be based in Shrewsbury but will require travel throughout the country.

It is envisaged that the candidate will be educated to degree level, will have experience in the sector, and will be working toward or have chartered status with a relevant professional body.


· Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, plus participation in discretionary Performance Related Profit Sharing scheme.

· Training: All necessary training will be provided

· Healthcare Scheme: Inclusion in health cashplan following successful probation period. Optional voluntary Private Healthcare Scheme on a contributory basis.

· Holiday: Entitlement of 20 days per annum plus 3 to be taken between Christmas and New Year, and the Public/Bank holiday entitlement of 8 days per year, plus an extra day off on your birthday. An additional day accrues for every 5 years of service.

· Pension Scheme: Workplace pension scheme operated through NEST

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