Drainage Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Water and Environmental, Design Consultancy

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  • Contact:

    Michael Kelly

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  • Job ref:

    JO10482 - MK

  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months plus

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  • Consultant:


Drainage Engineer: c6 Months+ Contract; Knowsley; Rate £Negotiable 
Key Skills: Technical Knowledge, Drainage, Flood Risk, Local Authority, Planning Policy, Report Writing

The Role:
Drainage Engineer / LLFA (Lead Local Flood Authority) required to support the various planning applications related to flood risk.

NB. The role will be home based but will require site visits. 


  • Providing responses to all planning applications and pre-applications on highway drainage infrastructure and potential drainage/flooding impacts as a result of new developments
  • Discharge of drainage/flooding related planning conditions for approved planning applications
  • Identifying and securing drainage/flooding improvements and legal agreements to support development proposals
  • Managing the delivery of sustainable drainage improvements and flood mitigation projects to maintain highway drainage and minimise the risk of flooding
  • Investigating flooding incidents that occur in the Borough
  • Act as the Council’s LLFA representative engaging with senior managers, the public, Members, third parties, United Utilities, the Environment Agency (EA) and other Local Authority partners and representing the Council at Merseyside FCERM Partnership meetings (currently online)
  • Working on bids for external funding (including  EA bids)

The Candidate:
You will be an experienced Drainage Engineer with ideally experience in developing drainage/flooding strategies and policies.

NB. The role will be home based but will require site visits. Car essential  

To discuss this vacancy please contact Mike Kelly 

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