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Principal Drainage Engineer

Our client is currently recruiting a Principal Drainage Engineer, based in Berkshire.


The key focus will be the assisting your Line Manager in overseeing and leading the drainage team in producing Flood Risk Assessments and developing foul or surface water drainage strategies and developing design and approvals of below ground drainage systems.

Knowledge of the principles and assessment of River modelling would be an advantage but is not essential.


The candidates must have one of the below degrees.

·         Hydro degree

·         Civil engineering degree

·         Environment degree


These are extra points to look for.

·         Flood risk experience

·         Water work experience

·         Planning experience


Summary of the broad purpose of the position and its responsibilities/duties:


Taking the lead role on a variety of projects at any one time Ensuring each project adheres to budget and time constraints Attend design and site meetings Maintain and build good client relationships Development, leadership and delivery of foul and surface water drainage designs and strategies.

Ensure bids submitted reflect client requirements and are prepared and submitted in compliance with SMA procedures Promote close working across the Company Responsible for employee development and mentoring staff.

Contribute towards the development of high levels of drainage performance, reliability and quality.

Undertake Flood Risk Assessments and demonstrate a thorough understanding of current assessment techniques.

Produce technical reports efficiently and accurately.

Demonstrate proficiency in the assessment, design and specification of a highway, surface and foul water drainage systems for residential and commercial development proposals.

Demonstrate proficiency in the design and specification of sustainable drainage systems to current design standards.

Demonstrate a proficiency with the design and specification of both ada    ptable and private sewage pumping stations.

Contribute towards the preparation and submission of Section 98, 104 and 106 agreements.

Disseminate knowledge to junior members of staff


Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 DOE.


If you would like to be considered for this role, please send your updated CV to

  • Rate: £40,000 - £45,000 DOE
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: OurTeam
  • Contact: Icha OT
  • Tel: 44 (0) 20 7193 2394
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  • Reference: PDEngineer
  • Posted: 2018-07-17 07:16:06 -

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