Bideford, Devon
Up to £34,106 per annum plus relocation package up to £8,000
20 Aug 2018
07 Sep 2018
Job role
Engineer, Officer
Contract Type
Full time

We are looking for an experienced civil/structural engineer to help us manage this significant natural capital and working with other agencies maintain the future of this important dynamic environment.

Providing strategic feasibility and design advice to the authority the successful applicant will be expected to work together with a range of funding bodies, Government agencies and local business groups including the Environment Agency, Utility Companies, Natural England and Devon County Council.

As the engineer, you will be responsible for delivering and overseeing a range of projects, feasibility studies and business case submissions to secure funding opportunities. Key responsibilities will include:

•Technical Design & Management •Developing good internal and external working relationships •Proving quality reports, presentations and advice to the Authority •Health & Safety •Environmental Risk Management

Essential Criteria

•HNC/HND or higher relevant qualification in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Physical Geography or Environmental Science. •Membership of a relevant professional organisation •Proven experience in the planning and implementation of infrastructure  •A track record in business case preparation and the ability to price and agree project scope and content •Use of CAD and the Application of GIS software packages •The successful preparation and submission of applications for grants and funding, excellent report writing and presentation skills

Desirable skills

•A project management qualification •Established relationships with relevant statutory bodies •An understanding of flood risk management •Experience of coastal management schemes •Hold a current and valid driving licence

In return we can offer one of the finest working environments in the South West. We are committed to safety and equality across the entire organisation.

If you are the person for us, then we will do our very best to find a working arrangement that helps you balance your work and your life. This could include, for example, compressed hours and in any event a flexible working scheme.

For an informal discussion, please contact  Adrian Redwood on 01237 428767