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Flood Risk and Drainage Engineer
  • Employer: Bracknell Forest Council
  • Reference: PPR/19/109390
  • Published: Tue 17/09/2019, 21:15 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 09/10/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £28,785- £38,813 per annum; the starting salary offered will depend on your qualifications and experience. There is a bar in the grade at £ 32,878 (SCP 36). Progress beyond this bar is usually subject to achieving Incorporate Engineer (or relevant equiva
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Berkshire

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Flood Risk and Drainage Engineer

We make a difference to the environment we live in. Come and help us manage our blue infrastructure.

 We’re always looking for better ways of doing things. How can we make the most of our resources? Improve the resilience of our highway network in the face of a changing climate? Create new spaces our residents want to spend time in? These are just some of the things you could be looking at when you join us. You’re going to have a big impact on what we do, so you’ll be trusted to take ownership of your work. To deliver better today. And to create a better tomorrow.

 Because we’re Bracknell Forest.

 What it’s like working in our team…

It will be busy and varied working within the Transportation and Highways team, you’ll also need to work with our Rangers, Public Open Space and Planning teams too, to ensure Bracknell is delivering on its duties.

 You will be supported to carry out the following duties, responsibilities and training…

  1. Helping deliver the duties of the Floods and Water Management Act
  2. Carrying out enforcement of the Land Drainage Act and granting Ordinary Watercourse Consents.
  3. Build and maintain the flood risk asset register. Identifying assets which meet the designation criteria and leading on this process. To ensure that information is recorded via GIS.
  4. To lead on the investigation and response to flood incidents
  5. To provide technical support on the technical review of SUDS submissions to the LPA and undertake site inspections during construction phasing. Preparing verification reports to support S106 monitoring.
  6. To design and develop drainage schemes for external grant bid submissions or internally funded and assist with delivery to site.

 The benefits you will experience are…

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • An inclusive and social working environment.
  • Working in a small supportive team.
  • A great office location next to travel links and the regenerated town centre.
  • Internal sports and social club opportunities.

What we’re looking for…

Great at prioritising and self-motivated you're creative, innovative, and comfortable working to deadlines. Good communication skills are vital, as are the interpersonal skills it takes to work as part of a team and liaise with a wide range of professionals.

To succeed, you’ll need a degree in Civil Engineering, extensive knowledge of the Floods and Water Management Act, the Land Drainage Act and drainage design and construction experience.  Confident in your ability to apply current government policies, design standards and legislation you’re also adept at analysing information and producing coherent reports and recommendations on complex subject matters

 Interview date

Interviews will be held on

21st October 2019

 Want to ask us a question? –

For an informal discussion or to ask any questions about this role.  Please contact:

 Name: Julia Greene or James Turner

Job Title: Senior SUDS Engineer / Development and Adoptions Manager

Phone Number: 01344 351170 / 01344 351171

How to Apply

Please apply online (see below).

Please read the Application Pack before you apply for this job. It contains information that you will need to refer to when applying. Not referring to this information is likely to reduce your chances of success.

No agencies, please.

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