Back to Job Search

Drainage Engineer

  • Location: Greater London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 30 days ago

  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Contact: Tristan Walker
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: +441483467294
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 08 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 1038425

NRL are currently recruiting for a Drainage Engineer to work with a client of ours based in London Bridge. This is a 6-month contract position and will be a hybrid of site-based and remote working.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Champion a holistic approach (covering both drainage and flood risk) to achieving long-term resilient infrastructure which supports safe and efficient operation of the proposed service.

  • Effectively identify and manage the risks associated with external factors, including but not limited to, climate change, third party water management and other asset owners as required.

  • Promote sustainable design, including efficient application of design standards and codes.

  • Support the production and management of a fully integrated design and construction of the drainage and flood risk elements of the railway including but not limited to: land, track formation, cross track, earthwork, highway, structures and station drainage, plus associated attenuation and storage features.

Role Requirements:

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyse complex data (quantitative and qualitative), draw conclusions, and produce solutions and decisions.

  • Knowledge of best practice in an engineering and technical environment across the asset lifecycle.

  • The ability to identify and escalate risks, issues and conflicts as necessary.

  • Strong communication and presentation.

  • The ability to engage with a variety of stakeholders.

  • Confidence in dealing with high levels of uncertainty and ambiguity in a constantly changing and challenging environment.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of transport engineering with specific rail experience, covering specification, design, implementation and maintenance.

  • Experience of working as part of as part of an Engineering Team proving support to large, technically complex, safety focused and regulated projects, where there are multiple, complex interfaces.

  • The proven ability to review and assure engineering solutions within a complex technical environment.

  • Appreciation of relevant legislation, standards and HSSE regulations.

  • Experience of facilitating and driving innovation in an engineering and technical environment.

  • Degree in Civil Engineering, Water Engineering or equivalent experience and training

  • Chartered or Incorporated Civil or Water Engineer, or equivalent industry reputation.

  • You will need to have the right to work in the UK.

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive hourly rate

  • Stable contract duration