Location: LEEDS
Salary: £ 37,000 per Annum
Reference : 20089

Our client is a multi multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy providing structural and civil engineering, planning, design, and consulting services. A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Senior Flood Risk/Water Engineer to join their Team in their Wakefield Office. The successful candidate will join their Surface Water Management Team and work on flood alleviation, drainage, infrastructure and environmental projects.


  • Project Management of assigned projects as required with good commercial awareness and financial control.

  • Carry out technical and other work as required on assigned projects.

  • Technical quality of own and team’s work in accordance with good engineering practice, relevant standards, Codes of Practice, current design methods and Health & Safety legislation.

  • Prepare feasibility, designs, design calculations, tender documentation, scheme evaluations, design statements and other reports as identified in the Project Quality Plan.

  • Check work including third party design proposals as identified in the Project Quality Plan on assigned projects.

  • Carry out other duties identified in the Project Quality Plan on assigned projects.

  • Supervise technical work of staff as required by the Department Manager.

  • Have a good understanding of all relevant standards, Codes of Practice, Health & Safety Legislation and current design methods and provide general technical support to own discipline team members.

  • Assist with the preparation and maintenance of standard specifications as required

  • Engage in client and third party liaison successfully leading to enhanced reputation and repeat work.

  • Assist with the promotion of the capabilities of the company to current and prospective client’s

  • Comply with internal management system procedures.





  • Degree Qualified in Civil Engineering.

  • Chartered Civil Engineer.

  • Experience working on water based projects.

  • Experience of surface water and drainage design as well as implementing SuDs.

  • Experience delivering major civils projects (preferred).

  • Experience of modelling surface water drainage and watercourses preferably using Infoworks ICM or Micro Drainage.

  • A good understanding of the responsibilities of the local authorities and the Environment Agency in relation to flood risk and drainage (preferred).

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.



  • Salary of up to £40,000 p.a.

  • 25-Days Annual Leave and Buy, Sell & Carry-Over Policies.

  • Life Assurance at 4x Base salary.

  • Pension.

  • Season Ticket Loans.

  • Salary Sacrifice Benefits.

  • Full Learning and Development programme.