Flood Risk Consultant/Engineer

Flood Risk Consultant/Engineer

  • Salaried (Full Time)
  • Anywhere

Flood Risk Consultant/Engineer – Water West

Type: Permanent

Skill: Flood Risk Management / Environmental Risk Management / Water Industry

Salary: Dependent on Experience and Specialisms

Description: Flood Risk Consultant/Engineer – Water and Environment

An Introduction to our unique company…

Waterman Aspen provides Specialist Secondment Services through our salaried staff and specialist sub-consultants. We are a unique division of an International Engineering Consultancy. Our specialism is the employment of our own multi-disciplined staff providing our public sector clients and consultant partners with experienced technical staff throughout the UK. We support our clients in the infrastructure, environmental, water, buildings and rail sectors.

Your career with Waterman Aspen …

Starting your career with Waterman Aspen as a Flood Risk Consultant/Engineer for Water West, you will be integrated as a key member of the Water team and provide secondment support to the client.

The commitment we can make to you in your career over the long term will include:

  • Varied and interesting client base for you to apply and develop your skills
  • Develop a Personal Progression Plan
  • Professional subscription to a relevant professional body of your choice
  • Career development and support to reach where you want to be (ICE, C.WEM, MCIWEM etc)
  • Buy in from clients to assist in your Professional Development / progression to Chartership applications
  • Exposure to the Industry at large increasing your awareness, knowledge and sharpening your skills

The Role…

The role within your chosen secondment will involve:

  • Delivering/reviewing FRA/FCA, SFRA/SFCA, Surface water drainage strategies / designs, local flood risk and surface water management plans.
  • Delivering flood investigation work including producing Section 19 Flood Investigations.
  • Supporting flood alleviation scheme work including supporting appraisal work for business cases (using the 5 case model) and knowledge of partnership funding.
  • Responding to customer and business queries and requests for information.
  • Undertaking stakeholder engagement both internally and externally on projects.

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree (Flood Risk / Planning / Geography / Oceanography/Marine Science/Environment Sciences or Engineering).
  • Chartered or working towards chartership e.g. ICE or CIWEM.

Experience required for successful application

  • Experience of managing and analysing large complex datasets (this may be in Excel or similar software).
  • Experience of writing technical and non-technical reports for a range of flood studies.
  • Awareness of relevant legislation, planning policy, guides and design standards relating to flood risk management and drainage strategies.
  • Experience of using GIS software using either: QGIS, ArcGIS, MapInfo.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a diverse team.
  • Desirable to have good experience in 1 or more of these areas: project management, hydraulic modelling (ICM, Flood Modeller, Tuflow) or hydrology estimation.
  • A full UK driving licence is desirable.

We have an attractive Salary Package for you to consider

This position will offer a Salary commensurate with your experience and skills and location. In addition, here are some of the additional benefits.

  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • Contribution to commuting mileage
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • 25 days Annual Leave (with the option to purchase an additional 5 days)
  • Company contribution to your pension
  • Salary sacrifice to buy additional benefits
  • 1 Social Value day per year
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