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  • Employer: Runnymede Borough Council
  • Reference: 767ES
  • Published: Fri 27/09/2019, 8:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 20/10/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary Range Ref: £26,376 - £36,068 depending on experience and qualifications with progression to £43,874 with full membership of ICE or equivalent plus Essential User Car Allowance
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Centre, Surrey

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We are looking for an Engineer to assist in the feasibility, design and supervision of civil engineering projects, in the control, management and design of Borough funded land drainage works and to assist with the planning, flood warning and flood risk management aspects of land drainage within the Borough. This position is on a career grade and starting salary and progression will depend on experience and qualifications.

You will also be working on other civil engineering projects such as identifying improvements/maintenance works within the town centres, assisting with the installation and maintenance of street furniture, and liaising with other sections of the Council on all aspects of civil engineering, drainage and flood risk management.

You should have a degree or HNC in Civil Engineering, or an equivalent qualification, and have some experience in preparing construction and/or drainage projects. Experience in assessing sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) for proposed developments would be an advantage. If you are already a full Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, or another relevant body, this will be an advantage as will experience in supervising construction sites and a good understanding of Local Government.

Computer literate with good presentation skills and conversant with packages of AutoCAD, GIS would be beneficial. You will also be able to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally. Ideally you will have experience of technical and committee report writing.

Please apply online at Full information, including the Job Description, Person Specification and other details about Runnymede Borough Council, is available in the Extra Information attachment on the website. If it is difficult for you to apply online please contact us at Human Resources, Runnymede Borough Council, Civic Centre, Station Road, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 2AH. Email: or telephone 01932 425517. Please note we will not accept CVs.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Please provide an email address where possible as you may be contacted by email if you are selected to attend an interview.

For an informal discussion about the position please contact Ramesh Rijal via email on

Closing Date: Sunday 20th October 2019

Interviews will be held on 5th & 7th November 2019