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Project Engineer (Flood Risk)

Job Description

Our client, a local authority based in Newbury are looking for a Project Engineer (Flood Risk) to join their team. This is on a temporary ongoing contract basis.

The purpose of the role is to:

  • Contribute to the delivery of the Environmental Department services in West Berkshire, in particular the Council's duties as Lead Local Flood Authority.
  • Contribute to the provision of professional advice to the Council in relation to sustainable drainage systems, flood risk management and land drainage.

  • Promote the use of sustainable drainage and assist with the duties of West Berkshire Council as a Lead Local Flood Authority.

  • Assess and respond to the planning department on drainage related development proposals in regard to planning consents. In particular review and encourage the use of sustainable drainage systems in accordance with the SuDS Manual and the council's Sustainable Drainage Supplementary Planning Document [with an emphasis on naturalistic drainage and green infrastructure design strategies].

  • Develop and update the asset management database under the Flood and Water Management Act.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competencies/attributes;

A degree/HND or equivalent would be ideal but not essential.

Previous experience of Flood Risk management.

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position. If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jack at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.

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