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Senior Drainage Engineer

Company: Jobleads
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Birmingham, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Design & Engineering 05/21/2021 We are seeking to locate a career minded Senior Drainage Engineer who has gained proven work experience in the design of drainage solutions for highways and infrastructure projects. The role will combine project management, line management and hands-on drainage design. The successful applicant would lead the delivery of projects to meet budget, time-frame and quality targets, meeting or exceeding client expectations. Why Arcadis? At Arcadis, you'll have the opportunity to build the career that's right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals. And, as a "people rst' business, it's why we'll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions. Wherever you join us, you can look forward to a competitive reward package that includes an attractive starting salary, opportunities for career development and being part of a sociable community. We have a performance-related bonus scheme and an employee recognition scheme. Other benets include membership fees to join your relevant professional body, employer contribution pension scheme, exible working and a flexible holiday scheme. We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success. About The Team: Our Highways team is involved in some of the UK's most high profile, complex and stimulating projects that are diverse and technically demanding. We have an enviable reputation in the delivery of some of the UK's and indeed the world's most prestigious and challenging projects. Our current client portfolio includes the Department for Transport, Highways England, Transport for London, Network Rail, Dover Harbour Board, London Borough Councils, Civil Engineering Contractors and International Governments, for whom we undertake the planning, design and supervision of civil engineering and transport solutions to exceed our client's requirements. The Highways Drainage team based in Birmingham includes well established and experienced specialist engineers involved in the design of surface water drainage solutions for many of Arcadis' UK road projects. The team also has considerable involvement with the drainage design of major highway projects in the Middle East region. The team works with Arcadis offices throughout the UK and around the world using the latest technology to provide complete drainage design solutions that include drawings, calculations and reports. Substantial drainage design experience gained with highways and major infrastructure schemes throughout the UK. Some experience of overseas projects would be an advantage. Strong knowledge of DMRB and Sewers for Adoption standards for drainage design Expertise in software design methods such as MicroDrainage, AutoCAD and Civils3D including integration with BIM models Technically competent in fundamental hydraulic design principles and ability to apply manual calculation methods where software methods are not available Understanding of flood modelling of overland flow and its application in highways projects Excellent written and verbal communication skills Line management and performance management experience Demonstrated experience in a client facing position Ability to think in an innovative and entrepreneurial manner A strong team-working ethic is essential Duties and Responsibilities Reporting to the Team Leader you will be required to manage and deliver projects to meet budget, time-frame and quality targets, meeting or exceeding client expectations. You will be responsible for drainage engineers, technicians and apprentices on projects and assist with the development of the teams' skills. We use overseas design offices as well as engineers located in offices throughout the UK to help deliver our projects. As a result the candidate would be expected to do some travelling to other UK offices and overseas design offices to meet the team and to maintain strong working relationships. You will need to quickly develop a sound understanding of the wider Arcadis business and champion integration and collaboration. You will also be responsible for promoting and marketing all facets of Arcadis' services during interfaces with clients and other sectors / disciplines, contribute towards the achievement of the divisional business plan and build networks within the industry. Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to: Drainage design and modelling using a variety of software and manual calculation methods. Performing and managing required activities associated with drainage design (major highways and infrastructure projects) in line with client and Arcadis specifications and design standards. Project duties will include preparation of design solutions at various stages of a project; preparation of drawings / BIM models, reports, specifications and estimates; document management; attendance at meetings and checking the work of other team members to ensure accuracy. Project management duties will include co-ordination of a wide range of discipline inputs; monitoring and protecting our client relationships; planning and programming; commercial management and presenting projects for audit. Maintaining on-going communication with relevant Team Leaders / Senior Managers and clients when required to ensure effective communications on matters relevant to the project. Contributing to the resolution of technical issues on projects and providing technical guidance to other team members, such as junior engineers, technicians and apprentices. Working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design. Promoting and developing the technical capability of other team members. Gaining awareness of, and familiarity with, the commercial aspects of projects to develop commercial skills. Developing innovative and entrepreneurial thinking and behaviour. Building a profile in the industry and keeping up-to-date with innovations and developments. Being familiar with, and compliant with, relevant Health & Safety regulations and to promote a culture of awareness within the team. Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your line managers, project managers or by the Arcadis business. About Arcadis: At Arcadis, we never lose sight of what's most important. Because look beyond our projects and programmes and you'll see it's about human stories. From remaking public spaces that bring people together, to making cities easier to navigate, we're focused on making an impact where it matters most - and improving quality of life. It's a big challenge. And why we need people committed to bringing their best, who deliver on their promises. People who value different perspectives, build sustainable relationships and dare to shape the future. People who seize the experiences available to transform their world - and the world around them. It's a shared goal amongst 27,000 Arcadians. And one we can only achieve by working together and applying our skills and expertise across design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. It's how we'll find solutions to our clients' most complex challenges. And how we'll deliver exceptional results, today and tomorrow. 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