Flood Risk and Drainage Consultant

Job Title: Flood Risk and Drainage Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton, East Sussex
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH24774
Contact Name: Barrie Dempster
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Flood Risk & Drainage Consultant

Location: Sussex

Salary Competitive


Exciting opportunity has arisen for an established leading flood risk management consultancy based in Sussex. They are looking to recruit a Flood Risk & Drainage Consultant.

You will undertake drainage, overland flow, river modelling, river floodplain and direct rainfall modelling, hydrological analyses, supporting engineering design and CAD work where required as well as writing reports. Work is primarily focused toward development and construction.

You will bring experience of assessing and designing SuDS schemes and be familiar with existing and emerging national drainage standards. This role will see you meeting with clients (in the UK and potentially overseas) and as such you will be part of a vibrant and enthusiastic national team that is leading the industry in flood risk and water management across the UK and abroad.

You will need to hold a Minimum BSc/BEng in water/environment/civil engineering, have experience of using some of the software/programs below:

Hydraulic modelling skills with one or more of the following packages:- ISIS, ISIS 2D, HEC-RAS, TuFLOW, Flood Modeller, INFOWORKS RS/CS/ICM, MIKE11/21, MicroDrainage WinDES.

Hydrological assessment skills with one or more of the following:

- FEH methods, (WINFAP FEH v2 or v3), FEH CD-ROM, ReFH, IOH124, Wallingford procedure, direct rainfall estimation

GIS Software in one or more of the following:

- MapInfo professional, ArcGIS, QGIS ,

- AutoCad proficient

In addition, you will ideally be working towards chartered status within CIWEM or ICE, have experience in undertaking drainage assessments and design, SuDS analysis and assessments, FRAs, SFRAs, SWMPs in the UK and be able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills.

I look forward to receiving your application shortly or please call Barrie Dempster on 01202 888 986 Ext 280 or email