Flood Risk Consultant

RammSanderson Ecology Ltd

Competitive (+ benefits)

Paid • Full or Part Time • Permanent

www.rammsanderson.com careers@rammsanderson.com 01159302493 Nick Sanderson

Sectors: water & hydrology

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

RammSanderson are looking for an experienced Flood Risk Consultant to join the growing consultancy. The ideal candidate will be based out of the West Midlands (Stafford) office although opportunity for working out of regional offices in the East Midlands (Ilkeston) and Yorkshire (Sheffield) are available.

You will be involved in the preparation of site specific flood risk and drainage assessment including indicative drainage design, site walkover surveys and have direct correspondence with Clients, Lead Local Flood Authorities, the Environment Agency and Local Planning Authorities.

RammSanderson provide an efficient and professional service. Therefore the ability to communicate and co-operate within a project team to support and deliver the project brief is essential. The successful candidate will be able to plan and monitor their own work load and meet project demands. As part of a growing team it will be necessary to share knowledge and experience and mentor junior members of the team.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years experience with a Flood Risk Consultancy.

Skills and experience in the following areas are essential:

  • Minimum Degree level (Masters preferable) qualification in Engineering, Earth Science, Environment Science, Geography, or Water
  • Member of CIWEM/ICE working towards Chartered Status
  • Flood Risk Assessments and knowledge of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and Technical Guidance to the NPPF.
  • Skills and knowledge in drainage strategy and Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)
  • GIS, AutoCAD and the Microsoft Office suite.
  • A current UK Driving Licence

The following skills are desired but not essential:

  • Hydrological analysis using Flood Estimation Handbook techniques and associated software packages, such as ReFH and WINFAP.
  • Hydraulic modelling in 1D/2D software packages such as Hec-Ras, Flood Modeller Pro (ISIS) and TUFLO

We offer an exciting, flexible, challenging, light-hearted, yet professional working environment with unparalleled opportunities to learn, competitive rates of pay, overtime and Time Off In Lieu.

Benefits including; internal training programme, external training budget, a fleet of serviced vans, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, discounts on high street stores, reduced cinema tickets, social events and more!

We have offices in Stafford, Derby/Nottingham and Sheffield. Flexible working options considered due to the national scope of our projects. Feel free to get in touch for a discussion.

If you are interested in finding out more about either of these positions or in working for us at any level, please send a covering letter and CV to careers@rammsanderson.com or call 0115 930 2493.

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