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Drainage Engineer

Job Title: Drainage Engineer
Location: Salford Quays, Manchester
Type: Full-time, Permanent

About RPS – Drainage and Flood Risk Team

Our highly experienced team of chartered engineers, modellers and consultants are part of the RPS Group PLC, an international multi-disciplinary consultancy.

We provide technical expertise to support clients across all aspects of the flood risk, hydrology and sustainable drainage disciplines. Our international experience spans a diverse range of projects, from planning applications for residential, industrial and mixed use developments, to strategic scale assessments in support of airports, large-scale housing developments, energy facilities and infrastructure projects.

The Job:

We are looking for an experienced Drainage Engineer with strong knowledge in surface water drainage and experience in undertaking drainage design to provide support across a range of projects.

Key Responsibilities:

• Undertake and complete Drainage Strategies from conceptual stage to detailed design stage
• Consult with Local Planning Authorities and other Stakeholders including Water Companies and Regulators
• Site walkovers
• Provide support in completing Flood Risk Assessments
• Support in bid preparation and fee proposals
• Research and business development of potential new clients
• Attend client and regulatory meetings.

The skills/experience you will need are:
• BEng/MEng Civil Engineering or relevant water related discipline or equivalent
• Solid experience of working within drainage design
• A Full UK Driving License
• Substantial experience in the design of Surface Water Drainage System
• Experience or understanding of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS), pumped drainage systems and Foul Water Drainage Systems
• Good knowledge of current flood risk and drainage legislation
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to write clear and concise reports
• High level of competence in in Engineering Software, notably AutoCAD, Micro Drainage

What we will give you:

With an enviable client list, and the highest calibre multi-disciplinary back up team, we can offer unparalleled opportunities to showcase your talents and truly develop your career.

Our benefits include:

• 24 days holiday + bank holidays
• Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year
• Company pension scheme
• Group disability scheme
• Share incentive scheme
• Life assurance
• Cycle to work scheme
• Childcare vouchers
• Health screening
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Professional Membership

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.

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