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Senior Engineer

  1. Water
  2. Edinburgh, Glasgow
R-111955

AtkinsRéalis is one of the largest engineering and design consultancies in the UK, successfully delivering multidisciplinary projects to our clients.

We provide design services to a range of clients including Water Companies, Local Authorities and Developers. Our team carry out a range of projects related to Surface Water Management (SWM), drainage design and wastewater.

Due to a growing workload in the UK and internationally we are keen to strengthen our team and are seeking to appoint a Senior SuDS Drainage Engineer.

You will be part of a team within the Asset Planning and Solutions Practice leading and shaping the dialogue and policy within the UK and internationally in how green blue infrastructure is an integrated part of drainage, development, and master planning.

The role would suit an Engineer with experience working with and/or designing SuDS who enjoys taking ownership of projects, delivering schemes and being responsible for guiding and developing more junior engineers.

The type of projects you would have the opportunity to be involved in include:

  • Urban Realm Projects.
  • Active Travel Routes.
  • Drainage Design and SuDS for new developments.
  • Flooding Assessment of Existing Infrastructure and making recommendations for options for repair, replacement, or alternative measures.
  • Assessment of existing infrastructure and how to upgrade to adoptable/vestable standard.
  • Retrofit type schemes.
  • Drainage Impact Assessments for existing infrastructure.

Responsibilities:

The engineering services we offer to our clients requires us to be able to deliver in an agile and future-facing environment.

The following are examples of the type of responsibilities we seek:

  • Lead and contribute to the delivery of engineering projects, from inception to handover, to required budget and deadlines.
  • Work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary environment across UK and international teams to ensure successful delivery of projects.
  • Ensure the quality of project work meets the agreed standards and specifications.
  • Be client focused and able to develop good working relationships with clients; understand client needs and help propose best value technical solutions to meet project challenges.
  • Liaise with and support other multi-disciplinary teams, Project Managers and Directors across the wider UK home and international markets.
  • Act as a mentor to other team members.
  • Have a proactive commitment to Health and Safety and good knowledge of CDM requirements.
  • Lead and contribute to the application of digital engineering initiatives and innovative advances in water sector solutions.

Detailed role requirements:

Qualifications:

To be considered for this opportunity you must be degree qualified (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering or other relevant subject area with experience in the water industry.

Essential:

  • Previous consultancy experience.
  • Demonstrable experience within a Surface Water Management and drainage design / Water Engineering / Design environment.
  • Demonstrate technical experience within surface water management/drainage / Water Engineering / Design Environment. Ideally experience in one or more of the following areas.
  • Development Drainage – surface water and foul.
  • SuDS Design.
  • Highway Drainage.
  • Drainage modelling software (MicroDrainage or Causeway Flow).
  • Hydraulic modelling software (InfoWorks ICM).
  • Experience with design software relating to SWM, Civil and Water Engineering.
  • Experience of drainage design / SuDS and blue-green infrastructure design.
  • Experienced in quality assurance, ensuring services meet the required quality standards.
  • Possess a proven track record of working collaboratively in teams delivering projects.
  • Have excellent written and verbal skills when communicating with stakeholders including technical and non-technical parties are essential.

Advantageous:

  • Good understanding of the other relevant legislation is advantageous.
  • Other software capabilities such as Civils3D or GIS software packages.
  • Knowledge of statutory consents, applications for connections / discharge consents, planning approvals and assessments.
  • Possess a full UK driving licence.
  • Chartered member of ICE or CIWEM or working towards chartership.
  • Up to date knowledge of current design codes and guidance documents

If you posses 80% or more of the essential skills and competencies described, please apply.

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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