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Company AECOM

Job Title: Senior Engineer - flood risk management, river and coastal

JobID: 23339-1006349

Location: Exeter, GBR

Description: **Business Line** Water

**Position Title** Senior Engineer - flood risk management, river and coastal

United Kingdom - Devon


**Job Summary**

With nearly 100,000 employees – including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals – serving clients in more than 150 countries around the world following the acquisition of URS, AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments.

We are a growing and vibrant organisation offering excellent benefits and employment conditions. We are committed to your individual career development and are proud to be able to offer a range of exciting projects as well as a variety of career directions for all our staff. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer. The salary for this role is negotiable and we offer an extensive flexible benefits package, which includes private healthcare, gym membership, season ticket loans and a contributory pension scheme.

Due to an increased demand for our flood risk management, river and coastal engineering and drainage expertise we are looking for a Senior Civil Engineer to join our successful water team in Exeter. As a Senior 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 technical lead and/or Project Manager for a range of flood risk management and drainage projects across Southern England, with a focus on South West England and Wales.

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.

We work for major Clients such as the Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales, Network Rail, South West Water and many other Clients and locations.

Work would include:

• 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 technical lead and project manager 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.** 152361BR

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