Senior or Principal Flood/Water Consultant

Location
Southampton
Salary
£35000 - £50000 per annum + Extensive Bens & Bonus
Posted
08 Oct 2018
Closes
07 Nov 2018
Ref
JSM 11843
Contact
Jeremy Money
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
An opening has arisen for a Senior or Principal Water Consultant based in either Southampton or Bath. The position is within the water service line of the Environment team to assist with my clients diverse and growing work load. Work will be varied, covering a broad range of environmental and technical areas, predominately within the water discipline. You will be joining a dynamic and innovative team with a variety of skills working across a wide range of client types.
The role will incorporate the management, co-ordination and delivery of flood, hydrology and drainage related projects including feasibility studies, flood risk assessments, EIA chapters, hydraulic modelling, drainage strategies and concept designs. Project types will predominantly include Infrastructure and Development schemes.
Key Work Areas Shall Include
*Providing project specific technical support including Flood Studies (such as FRA's for planning and BREEAM purposes), Hydraulic Modelling (experience with MicroDrainage, TuFLOW, MIKE, HEC-RAS, or FEH/ReFH will be advantageous), Strategy/Concept Drainage Design incorporating SuDS, Environmental Impact Assessment.
*Support in Water Quality and hydrogeology projects along with, Sustainability Appraisals and Environmental Management Plans.
*Coordinating with and supporting the established team, taking the lead on specific actions or projects and other deliverables within our existing workload.
*Responding to and leading in coordination of project briefs, preparing calculations, specifications, designs, reports, drawings and liaising with clients and other team members to provide progress updates, as well as contributing to the management of projects and budgets, with support from other team members.
*Composing project scopes and fee proposals.
*Writing and checking technical reports.
*Attending meetings and liaising with clients, contractors, architects, planners and other professionals concerning all areas relevant to our projects.
The successful candidate shall be self-motivated, confident and affable with the desire to develop as an individual and build successful working relationships with colleagues and clients.

Qualifications
*Appropriate BEng/BSc or equivalent qualification.
*MEng or MSc in an environmental discipline (desirable but not essential).
*Full clean driving licence.
*Incorporated or Chartered Member of a professional organisation e.g. CIWEM or ICE.

Required Skills & Attributes
*Proficient user of MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook. Experience of AutoCAD, ArcGIS/QGIS, is desirable
*Experience with hydrologic/hydraulic modelling software of fluvial and/or sewered systems such as MicroDrainage, TuFLOW, MIKE, HEC-RAS, and FEH
*Ability to accurately measure and record environmental data
*Competent in the production of concept drawings for drainage and flood mitigation works
*Capable of producing clear and concise written reports, including EIA chapters.
*Highly organised and able to prioritise own workload and coordinate with other team members
*Capable of working independently and effectively within team
*Ability to use initiative and think innovatively
*Demonstrate attention to detail and a high level of accuracy

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