Senior Flood Risk Design Engineer

Senior Flood Risk Design Engineer

Job Title: Senior Flood Risk Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: + benefits
Start Date: 05/07/19
Reference: BBBH13990_1562342465
Contact Name: Ben Guppy
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 05, 2019 17:01

Job Description

Senior Flood Risk Design Engineer
Competitive Salary + benefits


Astute Technical Recruitment are looking for an experienced Senior Flood Risk Design Engineer to join our client, an award-winning Engineering Consultancy firm in Sheffield.

You will be working on a diverse range of projects, predominantly involved in flood risks associated with land development for large residential sites although you will also have the opportunity to work on other projects in sectors such as industrial, commercial and retail.

Roles & Responsibilities

Your main responsibility will be to provide advice and guidance on feasibility of land use, planning, flood risk assessments and surface & groundwater drainage design. You should have the ability to undertake flood risk assessments for flood zones 1, 2 and 3 together with knowledge of surface water plans, drainage strategies, SuDS statements and flood estimation using ReFH and WINFAP.

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience
  • Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or Geotechnical, Geoenvironmental, Water Engineering or Environmental Science
  • Be either chartered or close to receiving chartership
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, MicroDrainage, PDS, ReFH and WINFAP
  • Excellent communication and project management skills
  • Astute awareness of costs

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Pension
  • Life insurance
  • Discounted medical plan
  • 26 Days holiday

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact Ben Guppy on 02393 910038 or send a CV and Cover letter to

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.