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Water and Flood Engineer


Job Description:

Water and Flood Engineer needed in Ipswich £50.00 ph ref:21735

This role will involve:

  • To support all operational aspects of the statutory responsibilities as Lead Local Flood Authority conferred on them by the Flood & Water Management Act 2010 and Flood Risk Regulations 2009.
  • The post holder will:
    • Assist in ensuring the client meets its statutory obligations.
    • Respond to major planning applications for new developments.
    • Manage projects to reduce flood risk utilising partnership funding.
    • Maintain a register of structures and features which have a significant impact on flood risk.

Ideally candidates will have:

  • Degree or equivalent in relevant engineering or water management related subject.
  • Project Management training
  • Experience of the design and installation of sustainable surface water and underground management systems.
  • In depth understanding of policies and good practice of surface water management, as well as the current funding process.
  • Understanding of the spatial planning framework and development control process.
  • Understanding of the maintenance of highway assets.
  • IT skills required for managing data in spreadsheets and databases 10. Well developed project management skills.

If you are interested in the role, please email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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