Senior Drainage Engineer

Are you looking for the next step in your career? I’m working with a reputable UK born consultancy, established over 50 years’ ago, and looking for Drainage Engineers to aid in the development and growth of their ever-expanding business.

They are looking for Drainage Engineers to help manage the workflow and delivery of designs across multiple sectors. The right candidate will have a hunger and dedication to build on their experience and aid others in their development.

This is a brilliant opportunity for Drainage Engineers with extensive experience of Design and a proven track record of success.



  • Degree in Civil Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience in Civil Design using SuDS on infrastructure projects
  • Experience and understanding of highways and road design
  • Working experience with industry CAD packages (eg. Civil 3D, Infraworks, Revit, MicroDrainage, or Tekla)
  • Experience within a consultancy is preferred
  • Committed to continuous improvement and learning
  • Ideally hold professional membership with ICE
  • Proficient in use of spoken and written English language
  • UK citizen or indefinite leave to remain



  • Prepare and check engineering designs, calculations, and manage design production
  • Conceptual outline and detailed design of engineering solutions, presentation of engineering options
  • Work closely with CAD Technicians in production of drawings
  • Prepare Flood Risk Assessments and Drainage Strategies
  • Input into tenders
  • Conduct site surveys and inspections as required
  • Maintain understanding of commercial aspects of projects and ensure cost control measures
  • Record and track documents electronically and monitor adherence to quality assurance
  • Liaise with wider design team to ensure consistency and quality of deliverables across all areas of the project
  • Delivery of work to programme, budget, and specification
  • Aid in development of junior staff through training and mentoring
  • Contribute to development of the office by introducing improvements to procedures, and practices
  • Implement effective, value for money, and innovative design solutions to meet technical project requirements
  • Adopt a cost effective, high quality, safe and environmentally responsible approach to design, construction, commissioning and other technical activities on relevant projects, compliant with all relevant legislation
  • Working on a variation of projects including rail, schools, hotels, sports facilities, residential, restaurants and more.
  • Working with other like-minded engineers and technicians to complete challenging major projects throughout the UK.
  • Office locations in Leeds, York, or Hull.
  • Open to incorporating other engineers and technicians known to yourself within the team.
  • Above average employer contribution to pension

If you think you could be interested or would like any further information, please apply. I’ll be in touch within 24 hours for a confidential chat.

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