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Drainage Engineer/Consultant

Job Title: Drainage Engineer/Consultant
Location: Manchester
Type: Full-time, Permanent

About 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 and Detailed Drainage Designs to discharge Planning Conditions
• 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 offer you:

We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 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, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships

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.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.