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Senior Drainage & SUDS Engineer

  1. Water
  2. United Kingdom, Derby, Leeds, Manchester, Bristol, Cardiff
R-114758

Senior Drainage & SUDS Engineer - All major AtkinsRéalis UK location (Epsom, Bristol, Cardiff, Warrington, Scotland, Belfast, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham).

AtkinsRéalis is one of the leading names in the field of Surface Water Management (SWM) and shaping the dialogue within the UK and internationally in how drainage should become integrated part of green blue infrastructure and masterplanning. By joining our drainage national team you will be joining a multi-disciplinary team with a national remit to work with a variety of clients including water companies, local authorities, highways and rail authorities and developers on major projects and be part of a team that develops cutting edge digital services to its clients. This is an exciting time to join the business as we merge more traditional engineering skills with innovative digital methods. You will have the opportunity to be involved in the development of digital processes to enhance the engineering design process. You will work closely with a technical expert(s) in this field and have a potential to develop into the regional point of contact for Surface Water Management and Sustainable Drainage Systems (SUDS), providing technical expertise, mentoring our graduate engineers and liaising with key clients across the field.

The Individual:

We are looking for an engineer who has experience in drainage and SuDS, and has a keen interest in planning, ecology, landscape architecture, environmental economics and management, digital tool, making nicer places to live and generally looking after our planet. We do not expect you to be an expert in all these things but an interest in all or some is a pre requisite. If you are an engineer who wants to develop your all-round skills and help find solutions for the management of water in the 21st century then a career in Drainage and Stormwater Management at AtkinsRéalis could be the place for you.

Essential Criteria:

  • Attained a chartered status (ICE or CIWEM).
  • Experience in drainage design including Sustainable Drainage Systems (SUDS).
  • Competence in the use of AutoCAD and Hydraulic modelling – preferably Microdrainage and/or Civils 3D.
  • Working knowledge of the CDM Regulations.
  • Proven track record in coordinating and delivering technically excellent projects on time and to budget.
  • First class written and oral communication skills.
  • A natural curiosity for developing innovative, sustainable and cost effective solutions for our clients.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience working on a Design & Build environment.
  • Experience of team working on multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Sound commercial understanding.
  • Able to develop and motivate others.
  • Proven record of developing client relationships.
  • Awareness of BIM and digital design processes.

Responsibilities:

  • Producing drainage infrastructure design packages.
  • Assisting drainage engineers in developing drainage design solutions on multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Compliance with the CDM Regulations and safety and environmental requirements.
  • Project and design management of schemes, delivering projects to time and to budget.
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations to market AtkinsRéalis’ SUDS expertise to wide variety of clients.
  • Prepare financial and technical proposals for project opportunities.
  • Supervision, management and technical development of junior members of the team.
  • Co-ordination with other disciplines working on the projects and site team.

What we offer?

AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.  As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

Rewards and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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