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Principal Flood Risk Consultant / Engineer

Saint Albans
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Principal Flood Risk Consultant / Engineer

JobID: 23339-1216749

Location: St Albans, GBR

Description: **Business Line** Water

**Position Title** Principal Flood Risk Consultant / Engineer

United Kingdom - Hertfordshire

St Albans

**Job Summary**

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Principal Flood Risk Consultant Engineer to join our busy and expanding Water Team in St Albans, Hertfordshire. As part of a team that helped deliver landmark infrastructure projects globally including London and Rio Olympics and Thames Tideway, the role will provide the opportunity to lead a challenging mix of projects in flood risk management, water sensitive urban design, flood alleviation and a variety of multidisciplinary schemes. As a Principal Flood Risk Consultant/ Engineer you will have the following responsibilities:

+ Lead and manage a range of projects including Local Flood Risk Management Strategies, Strategic Flood Risk Assessments, Surface Water Management Plans, Flood Risk Assessment and Flood Alleviation schemes.

+ Work with Local Authorities, the Environment Agency, water companies and private sector clients.

+ Support the work of the other teams in the office including Development Infrastructure, Asset Management and Civil Engineering.

+ Contribute using your engineering, drainage, hydrology, water resources, hydraulics and broader environmental impact experience.

+ Supervise and provide technical support to other team members.

+ Some travel may be required, mainly in the UK.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Proven track record of delivering successful projects and developing good working relationship with clients and key stakeholders.

+ Outline and detail design experience in water/flood risk management related projects.

+ Previous experience working in the Environment Agency frameworks (NEECA, SFRM and WEM).

+ Experience in flood risk management at site specific as well as strategic scale (e.g. PFRA, FRA, SWMP, SFRA, etc.).

+ Experience in the design of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SUDS) as well as a good understanding of the latest legislation/best practice.

+ Robust understanding of Flood Risk Management including current legislation, particularly the Flood and Water Management Act 2010.

Preferred experience:

+ Negotiation experience with key stakeholders such as the Environment Agency and Local Authorities.

+ Options appraisal of flood alleviation scheme and development of business case to Defra guidance

+ Understanding of hydraulic modelling including fluvial, potable and wastewater networks - capable of instructing/overseeing modellers based in other offices.

+ Knowledge of GIS packages (MapInfo, ArcView).

+ Experience in the production of tenders

+ Experience in leading project teams and mentoring Junior Staff

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Degree educated in a relevant subject such a Civil or Water Engineering, ideally to MEng level or equivalent.

+ Chartered Engineer with ICE, CIWEM or equivalent - or nearing Chartered status.


**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

**Job Category** Engineering - Water / Wastewater

**Country** United Kingdom

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 173916BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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