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Principal Civil Engineer (Drainage & Flood Risk)

Mott MacDonald

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for it's employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.

As a Senior Drainage Engineer you will provide drainage design solutions as well as oversee the design and implementations on a range of cross-sector infrastructure projects from initial scheme concept through to detailed design and construction stages, often working as part of multi-disciplinary teams. You will manage the design of drainage systems in a BIM environment using tools such as Projectwise, Autodesk Civil3D, OpenRoads Designer or MicroDrainage as well as the preparation of integrated drainage models to a high level of accuracy and advance BIM capability . You'll provide specialist technical leadership developing the infrastructure team's skills and capacity through mentoring and developing team members. In addition to this you will also be involved in commercial and contractual aspects through contributing to bid proposals and submissions through taking on Bid or Project Manager duties.

Your responsibilities will involve:

Controlling project resource, managing budgets and complying with corporate governance processes.
Developing client relationships & assisting in development of the portfolio through successful project delivery
Providing management support & leadership Interpreting industry design guidance and standards e.g. Sewers for Adoption, CIRIA C753 The SuDS Manual etc.
Working collaboratively as part of multidisciplinary teams with other disciplines & professionals
Meeting client requirements for quality standards, programme and budget

Our Buildings & Cities Unit are looking to recruit a Senior Drainage Engineer to join our growing Infrastructure team in the south-east of England. The candidate shall be ideally based out of one of our offices in Croydon, London, Norwich or Cambridge with agile working opportunities. However, we shall consider placement in other UK locations if required for the right candidate.

Our successful and dynamic team is involved in a wide range of projects ranging from master planning and site appraisal, feasibility studies, detailed design and site supervision across a broad range of disciplines including highways, utilities, drainage & flood risk, external works, LRT and rail civils working for Clients in multiple sector including Transport, Built Environment, Defence and Water.

The role offers the opportunity to contribute to further growing the infrastructure team's profile and work portfolio through successful bidding and enhanced reputation. You will be able to develop skills and progress your career working as a part of a team of innovative engineers and specialists.