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Drainage Engineer

Posted 7 March by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Drainage Engineer needed for a job working for a Local Authority.

Your new company
Hays are looking for a a Senior Drainage Engineer to join one of the fastest growing Local Authorities in the South West. You will play a critical role in a team that is essential in the delivery of key major projects for the Local Authority.

Your new role

The Drainage team in question has just received a 3.3 million pound grant for the supply of 9 new Drainage Schemes to combat long standing flooding problems. Your job will be to lead a small team of Drainage Engineers/Technicians in ensuring the delivery of these plans through proper co-ordination and design delivery.

Your Primary duties include (among others):

  • Examine Planning Applications for Drainage Submissions and co-ordinate the councils response
  • Maintain responsibility for current highway and open space drainage assets
  • Registering and reporting of surface water and flooding incidents and provide costing for future works programmes
  • Liaise with consultants, developers, and people of interest in regards to applications and enquires.
  • General Drainage design duties.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be considered you must:

  • Hold a HNC/HND or equivalent in Highways/Civil Engineering
  • Be familiar with microdrainage and suds
  • Have a thorough understanding of Drainage design specifications and associated acts and compliance
  • 8+ years experience within Civil Engineering

What you'll get in return

In return we offer the chance to work with one of the fastest growing authorities on a multi-million pound Drainage project that is crucial to continuing infrastructure growth.
On top of this we also offer an 18 month contract, a competitive rate of pay and a quick start

What you need to do now
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