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Principal Flood Risk Engineer

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Principal Flood Risk Engineer

JobID: 23339-1208735

Location: Basingstoke, GBR

Description: **Business Line** Water

**Position Title** Principal Flood Risk Engineer

United Kingdom - Hampshire


**Job Summary**

Due to an increased demand for our flood risk management, river and coastal engineering and drainage expertise we are looking for a Senior/Principal Civil Engineer to join our successful water team in Basingstoke. As a Principal Civil Engineer you will manage the technical and commercial aspects of projects from feasibility to detailed design and be able to carry out technical reviews of calculations, drawings and other design aspects. You will delegate tasks, direct and oversee the work of others and act as a technical mentor to more junior staff. This position will see you undertake the role of Project Manager for a range of flood risk management and drainage projects across Southern England, with a focus on London and the South East.

As the successful candidate, you will hold a BEng/MEng in a related engineering field with experience in civil or hydraulic engineering. Ideally you will have experience of working on Environment Agency projects and be able to demonstrate knowledge of the FCERM process, and will be a Chartered Engineer, or close to becoming one.

Basingstoke is well located in the South of England, with excellent motorway and train links, being 45 minutes by train to Central .We work for major Clients such as the Environment Agency, , Network Rail, , Affinity Water, Bournemouth Airport and many other Clients and locations.

* Investigation and assessment of fluvial and coastal flood risk and erosion problems, including design, specification and contract documentation,

* Lead on flood risk appraisal and design projects including options assessment, multi-criteria analysis, flood defence economics, environmental assessment, stakeholder engagement, and design,

* Prepare and manage flood risk management and rivers and coastal engineering bids, including methodology, cost estimation, risk assessment and programming resources,

* Undertake Project Manager duties using internal systems and also under NEC PSC contracts with Clients, including change control adopting Early Warnings and Compensation Events,

* Assist in the personal and technical development of team members.

**Minimum Requirements**

* Engineering Degree in a relevant subject such as Civil, Structural or Environmental Engineering,

* Significant and demonstrable experience relating to some or all of the following: river engineering, coastal engineering, flood risk management, surface water drainage.

* Experience of managing projects, delegating tasks and technical mentoring,

* Experience of direct liaison with Clients at a Project Manager/Project Director level,

* Experience of UK water/FCERM sector,

* Chartered (or near Chartered) Member of a relevant Professional Institution (ICE/CIWEM),

**Preferred Qualifications**

* Experience of working for a Environment Agency WEM or NEECA Consultant in a related role,

* Demonstrable knowledge of Environment Agency FCERM processes and systems,

* Experience of leading on FRM schemes including MCA, MCM, PF calculator and PAR / Outline Business Case template,

* Able to lead on designs of flood defences (fluvial and coastal), fluvial control structures and scour protection works encompassing multi-disciplinary designs including civil, MEICA and environmental aspects,

* Demonstrable experience of effective delegation and resource management,

* Knowledge and experience of operating NEC ECC and PSC contracts.

* Lead on surface water drainage relating to development and infrastructure,

* Experience of preparing FRAs and Surface Water Drainage Strategies for developers


**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 - Civil

**Country** United Kingdom

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 171405BR


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