Senior Flood Risk Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Swindon

Senior Engineer (Flood Risk)


Since our client was formed in 1985, they have built their reputation on results. A comprehensive range of development planning services is provided to a wide client list, including many of the UK’s leading house builders, land developers, commercial and retail businesses, educational establishments, leisure operators, energy companies, government agencies and local authorities, as well as to private individuals.

What the job entails:

-Development and identification of flood risk solutions.

-Analysis and coordination of surface water drainage design.

-Preparation and appraisal of flood risk costs, benefits, and business case reports.

-Coordinating design solutions and managing projects.

-Liaising with hydraulic modellers, architects, team members and clients.

-Management and strategic development of the Flood Risk team.

-On-site investigations, such as walkovers and infiltration testing.

-Hydrological analysis and calculations.

-Production and checking of technical reports.

-Environmental Impact assessment, expert evidence, inquiries, and hearings.

-Client liaison, fee proposals and invoicing.

-Business development with existing clients and creating new contacts/opportunities

Essential Requirements:

-Minimum 5 years’ experience experience in the preparation of FRA’s, Drainage Strategies (including SuDS and related drainage matters) preferably in the consultancy field

-Must be able to interpret drainage and geotechnical data

-Must be able to develop strategies for both surface water and waste water as appropriate

-Good communication skills (verbal and written) in English

-Degree (2:1) in a related subject

-Be working towards Chartered Status (ICE or CIWEM)


-Competitive salary

-Flexible start and finish times

-Working from home is an option for the right candidate and typically post any probation period

-Many more benefits included

The salary for this role is £32,000 to £40,000 per annum dependant on experience with excellent benefit programmes available.

Commutable from: Chippenham, Reading, Basingstoke and Slough