Senior Flood Risk Project Engineer

7 days left

Northallerton, North Yorkshire
£39,880 to £43,857
30 Apr 2021
23 May 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Our Team

The Development Management Team is based in the Network Strategy service area within the wider highways and transportation team. It is responsible for leading on the delivery of new roads and highway improvements associated with new major development. This role includes offering the local highway authority input to local plans and associated development strategies, offering highway authority recommendations to the local planning authorities, leading on 278 and 38 agreements and offering superintendence to the delivery of third party developer led works.   

The team also leads and delivers the NYCC role of Lead Local Flood Authority. This work includes offering statutory responses to the local planning authority on sustainable drainage associated with new major development, undertaking flood investigations, land drainage consenting, delivering a programme of flood mitigation works within North Yorkshire as part of the NY flood risk strategy.

The role

We are looking for an experienced Senior Flood Risk Project Engineer to join our Development Management Team. Reporting to the Development Management Team Leader, you will be part of a team of skilled and passionate Engineers in the Development Management Team.

You will be part of the team responsible for the delivery of the NYCC flood risk management programme. You will offer statutory recommendations to the local planning authorities on Sustainable Drainage (SuDS) and lead and offer advice to Engineers in the undertaking of flood incident reviews and investigations in accordance with the Local Flood Risk Management Strategy, preparing associated design briefs for consultants in consultation with the Development Management Team Leader.

To be successful, you must have a National Level 5 Qualification in Flood Risk Management or similar technical discipline, HND (Higher National Diploma) and/or DipHE (Diploma in Higher Education). You must have significant experience in Flood Risk Management, including the role of the LLFA as a statutory consultee to the planning process and have experience of the procurement of flood risk management related works, including contract supervision and effectively monitoring and managing contracts, and have experience in financial budgets and project work. You will also have demonstrable analytical, decision making and problem solving skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to persuade influence and negotiate.

Working for us

As an organisation, we strongly believe in promoting a work life balance, with flexible working opportunities and modern technology. You may also benefit from homeworking with the occasional requirement to work from the office. You will have access to some great benefits via our everybody benefit’s scheme such as shopping discounts, home technology and green car salary sacrifice schemes, financial wellbeing and health assured and our employee assistance programme to assist with your health and wellbeing. You will also have access to our local government pension scheme, a generous plan for your retirement with the option to increase your monthly contribution if you so wish. For more information on the benefits we offer please see our Total Rewards Brochure. 

Contact and Apply

For further information about the role please contact Emily Mellalieu on 01609 534876

To apply for this position please click the “apply” button below or alternatively send your CV quoting SENFR to by midnight on 21st May

It is important that your CV is in word format and includes: your full contact details (telephone, email, address), full employment history (name of employer, job titles, dates of employment and salary), full education history (qualification, grade, dates and place of study), explanation of any gaps in employment. Your personal statement should outline your motivation for applying and how you meet the criteria for the role as detailed in the person specification.

Key dates:

Closing date: 23rd May

Interview date: 4th June

Interviews will be held by Microsoft Teams.

We do not accept CVs from agencies