Principal Flood Risk Engineer

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Principal Flood Risk Engineer


£50,000 - £55,000


The scope of this role encompasses a diverse range of projects, spanning from estate regeneration endeavours to urban developments, strategic land schemes, tall structures, industrial facilities, transportation infrastructure, river enhancements, and flood alleviation projects nationwide, where flood risk stands as a pivotal aspect of development.


Role Responsibilities

  • Acting as author of Flood Risk Assessments for a broad mix of private sector development and public sector flood risk management schemes.
  • Formulation of conceptual surface water drainage strategies incorporating SuDS and associated hydraulic calculations.
  • Attending meetings with clients, design teams, local authorities and statutory and non-statutory consultees.
  • Recognising and communicating flooding and drainage-related constraints and opportunities at development sites.
  • Producing and reviewing a wide range of FRAs and drainage strategies using MicroDrainage/InfoDrainage.
  • Good knowledge of the planning system, in particular policy and guidance including the NPPF and SuDS Manual.
  • Understanding of hydrological and hydraulic modelling principles, ideally with some experience with Tuflow, Flood Modeller and FEH.
  • Good financial control, project management and communication skills in a client facing role.

Additional Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package with annual salary reviews.
  • 26 days holiday per year, rising to 31 days with loyalty days, plus bank holidays.
  • Hybrid working arrangements.
  • Fantastic training and development culture.
  • Access to mentoring support from industry experts.
  • Opportunity to play a key role in exciting and varied projects.
  • ICE Training Agreement and support in gaining other technical qualifications.
  • Opportunity to be client facing and the chance to get involved with business development and marketing activities.
  • Fast-tracked career progression for the right candidates.



If this opportunity is one of interest and you’d like to discuss it further, please get in touch with our Geotechnical and Environmental consultant, Dan McIntosh, with your most up-to-date CV.