Senior Water Engineer

Recruiter
Anglo Technical Recruitment Ltd
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jan 2021
Closes
20 Jan 2021
Sectors
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is recruiting for a Senior Water Consultant/Engineer to work on our expanding portfolio for their Scottish and UK clients. You will be involved in existing frameworks which will provide the opportunity to get involved inleading and undertaking water environmental impact assessments, hydrogeology or hydrogeomorphology assessments and associated modelling and high-level designs. My client are involved in the complete project lifecycle from feasibility design through detailed design to construction, and knowledge of these processes are required. The position will be based in their Scottish office in the UK.
You will be required to provide support and guidance to assistant engineers within a design team to ensure compliance with all relevant technical standards and that the delivery of all the specified project outcomes are on time, within budget and to the quality required.
In a typical week you will:
Implement the project requirements to fully meet the client specification in accordance with relevant standards
Undertake any work of a technical nature that falls within ability and competence
Be confident to work under minimum supervision and competent to check the work of others and supervise less experienced or junior staff
Assist with competency appraisal processes subject to suitable level of supervision
Carry out site visits and surveys, inspections and work with sub-contractors
Prepare and check feasibility studies, inspection, assessment and technical reports and other written documents in an appropriate format ensuring compliance with the company procedures
Comply with the requirements of the company Integrated Management System including Health & Safety, Environmental and all other appropriate regulations
Prepare/check design approach, calculations, drawings and documents
Take responsibility for the supervision of junior design team and modeller members to help ensure timely project delivery is achieved within budget and in accordance with the specification
Engage in client and third-party liaison
Keep up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate apply best practice within the team environment
Support learning and development opportunities for self and other team members.
We want to hear from you if you are:
Degree qualified, preferably MSc/PhD in relevant, Civil, Hydrology, Water Resources, Environmental and/or Flood Management related studies. Chartered (CIWEM, CEng, or relevant equivalent professional qualification) or approaching achieving relevant professional qualification.
Technical skills & qualification
Good knowledge of water related EIA's
Hydrogeological or hydro-geomorphological studies and methodologies
Flood Risk and Drainage Impact Assessments
Surface Water Management and Flood Risk Management Plans
Hydrological studies and methodologies
Appreciation of 1D/2D hydraulic modelling,
SUDS design,
Experience of feasibility, outline and detailed designs
Computer literate and conversant with MS Office suite and relevant engineering software packages particularly CAD
Experience in working with Local Authorities, Transportation authorities, Water Authorities/Companies, Developers or Environment Agencies
Desire to develop existing skills and acquire new technical competences to enhance personal and team capability
Proven ability to work within a team environment with a dedicated approach to meet project deadlines
Client focused approach to service delivery
Proven enthusiasm to embrace and participate in career development initiatives
Self-motivated with the drive to achieve continuous improvement targets

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