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Senior Drainage Engineer

  • Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
  • Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Consulting Engineering , Highways & Transport, Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: BBBH379636_1533219480

Job description

Senior Drainage Engineer

Lincoln

£35,000 - £42,000

About the Role

The role would be based in Lincoln and covers an interesting and varied workload including; the assessment of the risk of surface water flooding across the county, preparation of business cases seeking funding contributions, GIS and hydraulic modelling, surface water management, flood studies & investigations, SUDS, ecological and environment considerations and the development of drainage strategies along with the detailed design and supervision of projects.


Reporting to the Principal Engineer, you will support the team in assessing the risk of surface water flooding and developing cost effective solutions.

* undertake investigations, site inspections, data collection and analysis, scheme design and development;
* propose technical solutions in accordance with approved design procedures;
* prepare technical documents and drawings for checking and approval;
* support the Senior Engineer by providing technical support and checking of the team's output when required;
* guide junior team members and provide day-to-day support;
* manage delivery of projects or programmes of work with minimal supervision;
* contribute to technical excellence and innovation across the team;
* agree delivery targets with senior staff and report regularly on progress towards milestones;
* provide support to the Senior Engineer in managing junior staff;

About You

You will have Incorporated Engineer status (or equivalent) of a relevant professional institution or nearing Chartered status.

You will have a degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering and will be able to demonstrate experience of taking a senior role.

Ideally, you will have the following skills and areas of experience:

  • Have an excellent working knowledge of and experience in drainage, flood defence along with an understanding of Flood Risk management;
  • Data analysis skills - interpolating and combining various forms of data;
  • Be a good communicator, able to talk to various parties including home owners and other Risk Management Authorities;
  • Have knowledge of sustainable drainage systems and the design of highways or off-highway drainage systems;
  • Have experience of working in a quality assured environment;
  • Experience of investigating existing drainage systems;
  • Experience of supervising drainage construction work;
  • Awareness of the philosophy and practice of Health and Safety in civil engineering design and construction.

If you would be interested in applying for this position or would like to discuss the opportunity in more detail then please either send an up to date CV across or call Karl French on 0113 242 0303

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