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Flood Risk / Drainage Consultant

£30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car, Pension, Healthcare & More
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18 May 2022

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Flood Risk / Drainage Consultant - Flexible Permanent Job - UK-Wide/Birmingham - Competitive Salary

Your new company

Professional and well-recognised company with a friendly culture that promotes individual growth and flexibility. Established in the UK for over 200 years and now international. They work to effect change through ESG [Environmental, Social and Governance] and Wellness at a human scale to help create healthy, productive, prosperous spaces and places that deliver a net benefit to the economy, the environment and the community. As part of the World Green Building Council's Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment, they are reducing carbon emissions to net zero in their UK buildings by 2030, and are identifying renewable solutions for our offices located in high carbon footprint utility service districts.

Some of their current clients include the NDA [Nuclear Decommission Authority], DS Smith, Clearbell and Ho seasons, to name a few.

Your new role

The role is vacant because of an expanding workload, you will be joining a small team within the business including two current professionals in both Flood risk and Drainage. You will be working alongside these two individuals to assess flood risks and strategise drainage solutions for the companies varied and ever-growing list of clients. You will be required to assess the viability of schemes and identify abnormal costs related to a potential site development.

Most of this role will include you writing the results of such assessments in a report for the clients. As such, technical knowledge is required, but fluent writing and organisation of information is absolutely key.

You will be travelling to sites UK-Wide to carry out the role. Alternatively you will be based in Birmingham.

What you'll need to succeed


  • Degree qualification in an Environmental or Engineering subject or similar.
  • System knowledge of CAD, GIS, Micro-drainage, ArcView/Info.
  • Based in central UK for travel purposes.
  • Charter-ship with CIWEM or similar.


  • Flood risk assessment experience/knowledge.
  • Drainage strategy experience/knowledge.
  • 2x References.
  • Full UK Driving License.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • MS Office capability.

What you'll get in return

The company prides itself on being untypical of the standard hierarchical and regimental structure that its competitors may have. Flexible working options are readily available and they will try to tailor working requirements to each individual upon request.

Varied role which is ever-changing with each project, things will be kept fresh for you and therefore, exciting. Your promotional possibilities are readily available and depend on personal achievement rather than length of service.


  • Competitive salary
  • Transparent Bonus Scheme
  • Car Allowance
  • Free Parking
  • Medical Insurance/Healthcare
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Death in Service
  • 25 Days Holiday with the option to buy more
  • Employer Pension Contribution
  • Mileage Allowance

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position in Environmental Sustainability, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your career.

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