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Principal Flood Risk Engineer

 Birmingham, West Midlands

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Birmingham, West Midlands 109 The Print Rooms London SE1 0LH Mattinson Partnership Principal Flood Risk Engineer Apply Now

Reference #: 21556_1694696850
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £37000 - £55000 per annum
Sector: Environment
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 14/09/2023

Our client is a multidisciplinary consultancy providing sustainable solutions to meet the planning, engineering design and project delivery needs of the property, infrastructure, environment and energy markets.

The role:

Our client is looking to bring on an experienced Flood Risk Engineer to aid on projects due to a consistent influx of work throughout 2023. The Flood Risk Engineer would be expected to produce FRAs, in keeping with the NPPF, across a number of development projects, primarily within the Birmingham area.

Having already achieved success in delivery of high-quality designs, this role would allow you to step into more complex projects and spearhead business development, in order to win new work. This role is a hybrid WFH position.


  • Good knowledge of the planning system, in particular flood related policy and guidance such as the NPPF and SuDS Manual.
  • Production and reviewal of FRAs
  • Familiarity with MicroDrainage / InfoDrainage
  • Experience mentoring junior staff on Flood Risk team.
  • Expert knowledge of hydraulic & hydrological modelling principals (experience with FEH, Flood Modeller and Tuflow are desirable).
  • Confident in leading bids in both the private and public sector

What's on Offer?

  • ICE Training agreement
  • 26 Days holiday (raising to 31 following loyalty day accruement) as well as bank holidays.
  • Salary reviewed annually.
  • Top training and development opportunities
  • Meritocratic career progression structure

If you would like to have a confidential conversation regarding this role, please apply with your up to date CV or contact me on the above details.

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