Senior Drainage Engineer - Rail

Hays Building
Bristol / West Midlands, Birmingham
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21 Dec 2022

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Senior Drainage Engineer needed in Birmingham or Bristol

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it's improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We're one global team - 47,000 strong - driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Senior Drainage Engineer needed in Birmingham or Bristol

The infrastructure team manages many multidisciplinary projects, with design work spanning scoping and feasibility, technical support for planning and detailed design of infrastructure for implementation, and support during construction.

We are looking for someone to work on rail projects supporting control period 7 (CP7) 2024 - 2029. The drainage team support rail design teams throughout the UK and Ireland on a range of new schemes and refurbishment, replacement and remedial of existing systems. This is an ideal opportunity for a suitably experienced drainage engineer to work on a range of interesting and challenging projects.

Job Responsibilities

* Work within a team to undertake reviews/studies, the production of desk-based assessments, catchment studies and conceptual designs.
* Prepare preliminary and detailed design calculations, engineering design drawings, specifications and reports. * Liaison with regulatory bodies and stakeholders to deliver the necessary approvals.

Minimum Requirements

* Knowledge and experience of some/all of: MicroDrainage, Civils 3D and AutoCAD software, MicroStation, and ProjectWise, or similar document management systems.
* Relevant experience, ideally with a consultant, in drainage design for infrastructure schemes.
* Experience in working within the rail environment.
* Proven track record in delivering infrastructure projects.

Preferred Qualifications

* Degree in Civil Engineering or relevant experience
* Master's degree in CE and working towards becoming a Chartered Engineer

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